Twelve students launch summer businesses

Friday, July 5, 2024

Twelve local youths have been awarded funding to launch their own businesses under Summer Company. The young entrepreneur program provides business training and mentoring to assist high school and post-secondary students in starting a seasonal business. This initiative is administered by the Economic Development division of the City of Sault Ste. Marie. 
The 2024 Summer Company participants in the Sault Ste. Marie area are:
- Matias Antunes – Fresh Finish Detailing
- Emily Arbour – Stick ‘Em
- Nathan Barone – Fort Creak Lawn Care Service
- Lucas Carriere – Carriere’s Lawn Care Services 
- Kaden Dundas – Greenside Property Care
- Destiny Link – Link’s Crafty Corner
- Martina Pucci – Fields Square Lawn Care
- Ambar Thompson – Art Adventures
- Liam Watson – Watson’s Lawn Care
- Heather Yanni – AllStar Stickers
- Ella Zachary – Sweet Treatz
The Summer Company program is funded by the Province of Ontario and is delivered by the City’s Millworks - Centre for Entrepreneurship. For more information on the small business support available in Sault Ste. Marie, visit
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