These vendors sold heating pads that can be put in a microwave or freezer. They used a sewing machine yo sew up the outside and then filled it with rice. In the photo: Hayley Legebokoff, Lainey Dyck, Jemma Blattner, Julia Thiessen. (Aman Parhar/ Omineca Express)

Photos: Young entrepreneurs get a taste of the market

2nd annual Small Business market held at NVSS

NVSS held it’s second annual small business week on March 7.

All grade 7 students in Vanderhoof were a part of the event. A total of 19 vendors sold their products. The small business week is part of the B.C. Junior Achievement Program.

Aman Parhar
Editor, Vanderhoof Omineca Express

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“We cut down a tree that we had planted a while ago and we cut it up to make coasters and then we painted them,” said Mikayla Goodwin. She said they had a pretty good response to their product. In the photo - Mikayla Goodwin, Janelle Macrae, Neaveh Thomas, Hayley Walker. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

This group make origamis, ornaments and stress balls. In the photo - Jorja Bangs, Robyn Azak, Malvina Pavon, Alexandra Hutchinson, Ann Watney. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

The group of girls made colouring books for children, doodle books to draw in, bookmarks as well as painted rocks. In the photo - Penelope Roberge, Heidi, Vienna Perry, Destiny Fjellner. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

The students shown made decoration pieces and trinkets for sale. In the photo - Addison Ellis, Andrea McLain, Madison Parker, Raven Anderson, Salina Greek. (Aman Parhar/Omineca Express)

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