$3,000 Available for Summer Student Business Start-Ups

SARNIA, ON: The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership is excited to relaunch Summer Company, an innovative program that empowers students aged 15-29 to turn their business dreams into reality.

This program provides eligible students with up to $3,000 in funding, regular mentoring sessions with local business owners and experienced business counsellors, allowing them to gain valuable experience and develop the skills they need to succeed as entrepreneurs.

“We are thrilled to continue Summer Company, a program that has helped many young entrepreneurs in Lambton County to turn their passion into profit and gain valuable experience,” said Chantelle Core, Manager of the Business Enterprise Centre.

To be eligible, students must live in Lambton County and be returning to school at the end of the summer. Applications for Summer Company will open on February 14th, 2023, and an information sessions for those interested in learning more about the program will be held on February 21st and March 14th, 2023. Apply now and take advantage of this opportunity by visiting our website www.sarnialambton.on.ca/summer-company

ABOUT Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership (SLEP) is the lead economic development agency for the Sarnia-Lambton area. Funded by the County of Lambton, we have a focus on promoting the distinct advantages that Sarnia-Lambton proudly offers companies and residents. By coordinating community-based economic development initiatives and working to maintain a commercially attractive environment, we foster new business creation, help ensure that established firms remain and grow here, and work to attract growing businesses to the Sarnia-Lambton area. Visit sarnialambton.on.ca to learn more.

Media Contact

Travis Kelly
Marketing & Communications
Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership

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