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Yea Students Information night


Sunday, September 22nd

The Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!, pronounced “yay”) is gearing up for its third year of teaching middle and high school students the ropes when it comes to starting and running their very own legal and real businesses.

Students in grades 6-12, their families, and local business leaders are invited to learn about YEA!, a 26-week program that guides middle and high school students through launching and running their own real businesses or social movements!

APPLICATION DEADLINE: September 22, 2019

Learn About the SEEDS Center

At the SEEDS Center of Lowndes County, all of our services are FREE regardless of Chamber membership. We are an entrepreneur resource center specializing in customized research and data. SEEDS is an acronym, which stands for Sowing Entrepreneur and Economic Development Success. We provide a source of up-to-date information for aspiring entrepreneurs, start-up businesses, existing businesses or individuals searching for custom market data, industry profiles, demographic reports, competitor information, targeted sales leads and much more. 

Building a Business Plan

Download a comprehensive guide with all the information you need to help you start your business in south Georgia.

Demographic Reports

The SEEDS Business Resource Center can provide detailed custom demographic information to help make educated decisions on where to locate your business.

Targeted Sales Leads

Create your own customized sales list for your business to help reach your target market.

Marketing Strategy

Getting the information out about your business is very important. Plant your message with an effective marketing strategy.

Our mission statement

To foster and assist entrepreneur development in Lowndes County, and to create the most pro-business environment in Georgia for new and existing businesses.

2019 Goals

Each year the goal is to provide clients with the tools necessary to start up new businesses and expand existing businesses.

Are we on task?

As we strive to attain our goals, it is important that we frequently analyze the effectiveness of our programs and services.


The SEEDS Center is a service of the

Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce.