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Biz Kidz to open for business Saturday at the Chico Marketplace

Chico Enterprise-Record logo Chico Enterprise-Record 8/4/2022 Chico Enterprise-Record, Calif.

Aug. 4—CHICO — Nineteen young entrepreneurs will open for business during the Biz Kidz Showcase from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 at the Chico Marketplace.

The event, sponsored by Chicostart and the Chico State Center for Entrepreneurship, is an installment of the Chico Marketplace "Back to School, Back to Giving" school supply drive.

Products at the showcase will range from jewelry, leather works, fishing lures, toys, hand made greeting cards, book marks, coasters and more, said Chico Marketplace Marketing Manager Lynette Myers.

Following the event, the 19 children will have a chance to win cash prizes. During the award ceremony, five kids will get the chance to win $150 prizes. The winner of the grand prize will receive $250 and a one-hour meeting with Eva Shepherd-Nicoll, executive director of ChicoStart and director for the Center for Entrepreneurship for Chico State.

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