The executives and employees of Titan, a Huntington High School Virtual Enterprise course company are planning a night of food and fun at the Elks Club on Tuesday, March 10. Everyone is invited.
“Titan offers a multi-functional backpack that is also environmentally friendly,” according to a promotional description of the company’s product. “It has multiple features in it such as a flashlight, internal lighting, a safety whistle, a waterproof exterior and much more.”
The evening will run from 6-8 p.m. and consist of student presentations, food and beverages and gift basket and a 50/50 raffle, plus some surprises. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students with I.D. The Elks Club is located at 195 Main Street.
“Titan will be raising funds for future Huntington Virtual Enterprise firms, to ensure that the next generation of Huntington entrepreneurs have ample resources to pursue their endeavors,” said Abigail Holmes, Titan’s CEO. “Additionally, proceeds from the fundraiser will be used for new design equipment and software for the Huntington High School Virtual Enterprise room.”
The evening’s guest speaker will be Chuck Garcia, founder of Climb Leadership Consulting and a Wall Street veteran and adjunct associate professor at Columbia University. He hosts a show on 77 WABC radio.
Climb Leadership Consulting trains executives worldwide in leadership communication, executive presence and emotional intelligence. Professional development is focused on mid to upper level leaders who aspire to climb to the top of their careers. Services comprise group training, one-on-one mentoring, and keynote speaking to help clients achieve personal and professional transformation.
The Virtual Enterprise class that created Titan is being guided by high school business teacher Paige Furman.
Virtual Enterprises International is a non-profit organization that provides students with real-world business experience through hands-on, task-based curricula. By managing the day-to-day operations of a company, students not only develop business skills and an entrepreneurial mindset, they also identify career pathways that align with their interests, talents, and aspirations.
To learn more or to RSVP for the March 10 event send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org.