Meet Your Coordinator: Luke Lahey – CBDC Central 

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What’s your name?  
Luke Lahey 

What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?  
CBDC Central in Grand Falls-Windsor. 

What are some of your favourite hobbies? 
Playing sports, riding seadoo, and hanging out with friends.  

What’s your favourite movie? 
Either Rocky or Happy Gilmore. 

What is your favourite band/artist? 
Zach Bryan 

What is your favourite restaurant? 
The Bigs  

Do you have any pets? 
I have a dog named Leo.

Fun fact about you? 
I’m a huge sports fan.   

What does entrepreneurship mean to you? 
Turning a passion and/or idea into a profitable business. Being an entrepreneur requires lots of hard work, self-belief, and dedication.  

What is the coolest business you have heard of? 
There was a guy I came across traveling that had a business based around turning used car tires into footwear. 

What are you looking forward to most this summer? 
The opportunity to help youth develop their business ideas. I’m also looking forward to attending events where I get the opportunity to advertise Youth Ventures in the region.   

What are some interesting business opportunities you see for young entrepreneurs in your region? 
There’s a market for many new products and services in the region, especially revolving around the tourism sector. 

What do youth in NL need to know about Youth Ventures? 
You don’t need a business idea to start and it’s free!

What is a piece of advice you have for people of any age who are considering starting a business? 
To take the initiative to start that business! Even if the result isn’t what you anticipated, you can always learn from the experience.   

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

Visit: CBDC Central 

Tele: 1-709-489-4496 

Email: central@youthventuresnl.com 


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