Canadian Youth Business Foundation

Canadian Youth Business Foundation

March 15, 2011 15:30 ET

CYBF Announces New Community Partner in Morden Community Development Corporation

MORDEN, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - March 15, 2011) - Today, the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) welcomes Morden Community Development Corporation, as its newest Community Partner. To celebrate this new partner's support of and dedication to assisting the CYBF in furthering youth entrepreneurship in Canada, an official launch event will be held at the Morden Chiropractic Centre this afternoon.

CYBF relies on its Community Partners (CP) to act as local representatives in their communities; to interact and work with budding entrepreneurs and take pride in making resources and programs available to existing and potential young business people. Not only do these essential groups help the CYBF recognize budding entrepreneurs and enlist the help of business leaders in the community to volunteer as mentors and serve on Loan Review Committees, the CPs work closely with the CYBF to keep young, passionate entrepreneurs from leaving Canadian cities.

The Morden Community Development Corporation partnership will assist in providing start-up financing, top-notch mentoring by some of the areas finest professionals, first-rate resources and a chance for ambitious young people (ages 18 to 34) to develop and nurture their own business ventures in Morden and surrounding communities.

"Morden has become a hub for remarkable young entrepreneurs who have immigrated to Manitoba," says Joelle Foster, Director, CYBF Manitoba, Nunavut and Northwest Territories. "To have the Morden Community Development Corporation partner with CYBF indicates how dedicated they are to the next generation of future business leaders." 

Morden joins the roster of the more than 100 CYBF Community Partners in cities in all 13 provinces and territories from coast to coast to coast.

About the Canadian Youth Business Foundation - Canada's Entrepreneur Gateway

The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) is the 'go to' place for youth entrepreneurship. As a national charity, we are dedicated to growing our nation's economy one young entrepreneur at a time. We look at character not collateral, when providing youth, age 18-34, with pre-launch coaching, business resources, start-up financing and mentoring, to help them launch and sustain a successful entrepreneurial business. www.cybf.ca

Contact Information

  • CYBF Media Contact:
    Rachel Azagury
    Senior Manager, Social Media, Media and Events
    416-408-2923 x 2111 or Cell: 647-834-2923
    razagury@cybf.ca
    www.cybf.ca