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Meet Your Coordinator

Meet Your Coordinator: Dylan Wheaton – CBDC Central

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 Dylan Wheaton at CBDC Central

What’s your name?

Dylan Wheaton

What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?

CBDC Central

What are some of your favourite hobbies?

Playing guitar, watching hockey, spending time at the cabin, and hanging out with friends

What’s your favourite movie?

Inception

What is your favourite band?

The Eagles

What is your favourite restaurant?

Pizza Delight

Do you have any pets?

Yes, a cat named Chloe

What does entrepreneurship mean to you?

To me, entrepreneurship is a way to make money on your own terms, hopefully through something you are passionate about

What is the coolest business you heard of?

Probably the coolest business idea I heard of last summer through this job was melting soda cans to create crafts

What are you looking forward to most this summer?

Helping young entrepreneurs make their dreams come true

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

My region is home to the Exploits River, so something in regards to taking advantage of the tourism created from that

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

That it’s a free program! It provides many benefits at no cost to the participants

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

That it takes a lot of hard work, but it can be extremely rewarding

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

10 Pinsent Drive, Grand Falls – Windsor, NL A2A 2R6

(709) 489-4496

central@youthventuresnl.com