Students learn how to run a business for “Lemonade Day”

GRANGER, Ind. (WNDU) – Students with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County are working with local businesses this summer to create lemon-inspired treats.

It’s part of Junior Achievement’s “Lemonade Day” program.

The program started a decade ago, and teaches students how to run a business and market a product.

Thursday they made a lemon blueberry cobbler ice cream at Vanilla Bean Creamery.

“How much it costs per unit and what does that look like in terms of budgeting all of that and actually selling the items,” said Area Director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County Rubin Nieto.

This cobbler will be sold at the store and some of the proceeds will go back to the Boys & Girls Clubs to help with programming.

“For our kids to not only learn about owning a business and running a business, but getting out in the community and working with such an impactful community partner like Vanilla Bean Creamery,” Nieto said.

The Club’s mission is to…

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