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Meet Your Coordinator

Meet Your Coordinator: Dylan Wheaton – CBDC Central

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 Dylan Wheaton who is based 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?



What’s your favourite movie?

Pulp Fiction

What is your favourite band?

The Eagles


Arctic Monkeys

What is your favourite restaurant?

Pizza Delight

Do you have any pets?

Yes, a cat.

What does entrepreneurship mean to you?

To independently make money while doing something you’re passionate about.

What is the coolest business you heard of?

Not the most original business but reading about Garrison Guitars is what inspired me to start playing guitar, so it’s cool to me.

What are you looking forward to most this summer?

Help turn youth’s ideas into a viable business opportunity.

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

Anything to do with elderly people, from home care, to deliveries, to computer lessons.

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

How beneficial it could be to a young entrepreneur and that it’s free.

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

If you are passionate enough, you can turn any business idea into profit.

You don’t need a business degree to start a business.

There are a lot of resources out there for young entrepreneurs

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


Phone: 489 4496

On location: 10 Pinsent Drive, Grand Falls – Windsor, NL

Don’t forget – we’re having a contest!

To enter:

1. Take a selfie with a Youth Ventures co-ordinator or participant

2. Upload it to Facebook or Instagram

3. Tag YouthVenturesNL and use the #MakinLemonade

Basket will be drawn August 10, 2017. Winner will be notified via entry method. Limited to one entry per person.

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