Meet Your Coordinator: Jenelle Pardy – CBDC Emerald

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 Jenelle Pardy at CBDC Emerald.

What’s your name?

Jenelle Pardy

What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?

CBDC Emerald – Green Bay and White Bay

What are some of your favourite hobbies?

A few of my favourite hobbies are reading, going on skidoo or quad, and hiking.

What’s your favourite movie?

Day After Tomorrow

What is your favourite band?

My favourite artist is P!nk

What is your favourite restaurant?

Jungle Jim’s

Do you have any pets?

I have a dog, his name is Charlie!

What does entrepreneurship mean to you?

Entrepreneurship is when someone takes on their dreams and goals and makes it a reality. This could be something that they love to do, which could result in turning their hobby into a lifelong business.

What is the coolest business you heard of?

Jack Axes in St. John’s! Very cool local business for anyone looking for something to do in the city.

What are you looking forward to most this summer?

Helping students make money by starting a business that they are passionate about and hosting fun events in the area!

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

Not many take advantage of tourism in the area. I think that making postcards and partnering with local businesses to sell them has great potential for this region.

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

The most important thing is to know that the program is free, all we want to do is help and support you in any way we can.

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

You can do it! Push away the excuses and start heading towards your goals!

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

I am always reachable by email,

I am located at:

CBDC Emerald, Highway 410, P.O. Box 508, Baie Verte, NL, A0K 1B0

Tel: (709) 532-8312

Fax: (709) 532-4669