Meet Your Coordinator: Shelley Coombs – CBDC Nortip

What’s your name?

 Shelley Coombs

What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?

 CBDC Nortip

What are some of your favourite hobbies?

 Reading, baking, and cake decorating

What’s your favourite movie?

 The Mummy Trilogy

What is your favourite band/artist?

 Kelly Clarkson

What is your favourite restaurant?

 Plum Point Motel

Do you have any pets?

 No

What is a fun fact about you?

 I HATE socks. Absolutely loath them. They’re little strait jackets for your feet.

What does entrepreneurship mean to you?

 Taking your passion and talent and turning it into a profitable business.

What is the coolest business you heard of?

 Salt Water Bath Bombs

What are you looking forward to most this summer?

Getting to see all the different and unique businesses that will launch.

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

 The opportunity for a rec center that has a pool, conference area, gym, as well as space for local business owners to sell their products.

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

 It’s Free. No consultant fees. We’ll help your start and market your business at no cost.

What is a piece of advice you have for people of any age who are considering starting a business?

 Be Adaptable. As the last few years have proven things can change on a dime so plan for your business and be adaptable to change when it’s thrown at you.

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

CBDC Nortip, 1 Side Road, Plum Point, NL A0K 4A0. Phone 709-247-2232. nortip@youthventuresnl.com

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