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12th Annual Entrepalooza Celebrates Entrepreneurship in Siouxland


February 3, 2022

Siouxland organizations will co-sponsor Entrepalooza, a celebration of entrepreneurship in Siouxland.

This year’s Entrepalooza takes place on February 4and14andand 16th.

Friday, February 4: The Iowa West Coast Initiative is hosting the First Friday Coffee at 9 a.m. at Design West, 1014 Design Pl, in downtown Sioux City. Stacy Kazos, owner of The Market Delivers, will talk about her new food delivery business. Attendees will have the opportunity to network and taste donuts from Jitters.

Monday February 14: Kicking things off by selecting this year’s winner of “Love A Local,” which encourages Siouxland shoppers to buy their Valentine’s Day gift from a local business. For a chance to win a $100 gift card to their favorite Siouxland business, residents can visit the “Love a Local” Facebook page (www.facebook.com/SiouxlandSmallBusiness/) for instructions and rules. Two participants will win a gift certificate, the contest ends on Valentine’s Day. “Love a Local” is sponsored by the BCU Enactus team. For more information, contact [email protected]

Wednesday February 16: Briar Cliff’s Enactus team will host the annual “Swim with Sharks” competition. Finalists will compete for mini-grants worth up to $4,000. For contest rules and applications, visit briarcliff.edu/sharks or Swimming with the Sharks (Siouxland) on Facebook. Grant applications are open until midnight on February 5. Five finalists will present the judges with grants of up to $4,000 on the 16thand at 7 p.m. at the Stark Student Center at Briar Cliff University. This event is free and open to the public, but masks are mandatory. For more information, contact [email protected]

For more information on any of the above events, visit www.facebook.com/SCEntrepalooza.