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EIU Entrepreneurship Week Kicks off Next Week


Eastern Illinois University’s Entrepreneurship Week kicks off next week with a lecture and panel discussion to highlight the spirit of entrepreneurship.

The lecture kicks off the week at 5 p.m. Monday, with Bob Kehoe, the CEO of Leverage Marketing, an online marketing service company. The lecture, titled “Flyer in a Hot Dog Stand: How a Little Detour Led to Big Success,” takes place in Room 2030 in Lumpkin Hall.

The panel discussion will focus on “The In’s and Out’s of Franchising: What you Need to Know.” Panelists will include representatives from companies such as Midas, Hilton Hotels & Resorts and Dairy Queen, as well as the Franchise Bureau Chief in the Office of the Attorney General. It will take place at 5 p.m. Thursday in Room 2030 in Lumpkin Hall.

All events are open to the public. For more information about the week, click here