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Meet Your Coordinator: Cathy Payne – Town of Parsons Pond

Meet Your Coordinator is our new series where we will be interviewing your local Youth Ventures Coordinator so you can get to know them. Next up is Cathy Payne who is based at the Town of Parsons Pond.


What’s your name?
Cathy Payne


What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?
Town of Parsons Pond


What are some of your favourite hobbies?
Reading, learning new things, spending time with family


What’s your favourite movie?



What is your favourite band?



What is your favourite restaurant?

Swiss Chalet


Do you have any pets?

Dog named Bree & cat named Vic


What does entrepreneurship mean to you?
Being your own boss and running your business your way


What is the coolest business you heard of?
Making crafts from moose antlers


What are you looking forward to most this summer?
Helping youth start their businesses


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


What do youth in NL need to know about Youth Ventures?
Starting a business is fun


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

It’s fun and you get to decide the way your business is going to run


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

P.O. Box 39

Parsons Pond, NL A0K 3Z0