Meet Your Coordinator: Cathy Payne – Red Ochre

Meet Your Coordinator is a series where we interview your Youth Ventures coordinators so that you can get to know them. We are back again for the 2018 Youth Ventures season, and today we have Cathy Payne at Red Ochre.

What’s your name?

Cathy Payne

What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?

Red Ochre (Town of Parsons Pond)

What are some of your favourite hobbies?

Researching travel, reading, learning new things.

What’s your favourite movie?


What is your favourite band?


What is your favourite restaurant?

Swiss Chalet

Do you have any pets?

1 Samoyed Husky – Bree and 2 cats Jazzy & Vic

What does entrepreneurship mean to you?

Being an independent business owner

What is the coolest business you heard of?

Atlantic Paradise Bath Bomb Co.

What are you looking forward to most this summer?

Working with youth in my area

What are some interesting business opportunities you see in your region?

Anything to do with tourism

What do youth in NL need to know about Youth Ventures?

It is so easy to become a part of the program and it’s fun.

What is the most important thing people of any age who want to start a business need to know?

You just need to have the passion and know where to go for advice and any questions you may have.

How can people get in touch with you if they’d like to talk about starting a business?

Youth Ventures

Town of Parsons Pond

P.O. Box 39

Parsons Pond, NL A0K 3Z0