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Meet Your Coordinator

Meet Your Coordinator: John Button – CBDC Eastern

What is your name? 

John Button

What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?

CBDC Eastern – In Clarenville

What are some of your favourite hobbies? 

Any type of sport

What’s your favourite movie? 

Any of the movies from the Dark Knight Trilogy

What is your favourite band?

The Goo Goo Dolls

What is your favourite restaurant? 

The Classic Cafe

Do you have any pets? 

Sadly, No

What does entrepreneurship mean to you? 

Being able to make a dream or inspiration come to life within a business

What is the coolest business you heard of?

Strung Out (Making Jewelry out of guitar strings)  

What are you looking forward to most this summer? 

Meeting all the young and inspiring entrepreneurs in my area and seeing what kind of ideas they have!

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

Clarenville has opened a very successful farm and market for the past couple of summers which offers an opportunity for people who enjoy making crafts, food, or baked goods! Also, Bonavista being such a high tourist area during the summer is a big opportunity for participants.

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

We are here to help and we will do everything we possibly can to bring your business ideas to life.

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

There is no such thing as a stupid idea. Believe in yourself and your business! 

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

Address: 76A Manitoba Drive

Clarenville, NL A5A 1K6

Tel: (709) 466-1170