John Georges, Miss Louisiana USA, Larry Gibbs, Metro Youth To Kick-Off Lemonade Day Louisiana Monday
NEW ORLEANS – Lemonade Day Louisiana Co-Founder and Georges Enterprises CEO John Georges will join Miss Louisiana USA 2017 Bethany Trahan, Miss Louisiana Teen USA 2017 Hailey Crausby, Lemonade Day Louisiana New Orleans City Champion Larry Gibbs, Lemonade Day Louisiana Executive Director Jordan Piazza, Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans President/CEO Larry Washington, as well as statewide business leaders, community partners and dozens of youth from across the metro area to announce the official kick-off of Lemonade Day Louisiana in New Orleans on Monday, March 20, at Junior Achievement, 5100 Orleans Ave., at the corner of Navarre and Orleans avenues, at 10:30 a.m.
Lemonade Day Louisiana will take place statewide on Saturday, May 6.
Lemonade Day Louisiana is a free, statewide program dedicated to teaching children how to start, own and operate their own business through the simple and time-honored act of building and running a lemonade stand. Young entrepreneurs are provided with free, detailed support materials to help them establish their lemonade stand on Lemonade Day. Lemonade Day Louisiana was founded by entrepreneurs Todd Graves and John Georges in 2010 and has reached more than 100,000 kids. Lemonade Day's program is empowering today's youth to become tomorrow's entrepreneurs one lemonade stand at a time, organizers said.