17 Mar
High school senior Deshel Hambrick opened her business last week with funds she won in a competition after completing a High School entrepreneur program with LAUNCH Chattanooga. 4 Ever Young is a thrift store located in the old Henry Wesley Bowles Gymnasium behind the school's main building at The Howard School.  The store offers used clothing and items donated by the community and her…
17 Mar

PEP Talk 3/17 LAUCH Program & Howard H.

March 17, 2014     Spreaker     News

On this episode of PEP Talk, we sit down with Hal Bowling of the LAUNCH Program, discussing local entrepreneurs in our community. Plus we hear from Howard High School's Principal, Zac Brown and Howard's partnership with the City of Chattanooga. Last we hear about 17 year old Deshel Hambrick's Thrift Shop and low cost prom dress shop for all. Hear the episode at Spreaker.com.
14 Mar

LAUNCHED: Student-run business provides low-cost prom dresses

March 14, 2014     Times Free Press     News

Deshel Hambrick doesn't have a dress for prom herself - but she's working hard to make sure that other girls like her will. Hambrick, a senior at the Howard School, thought about the dilemma while trying to come up with ideas to market her in-school secondhand clothing store, 4 Ever Young Resale Shop. "I wondered how many girls are looking for a prom dress, but can't find one because they're too…
9 Mar

4 Ever Young Thrift Store Opens at Howard

March 9, 2014     Metro Weekly     News

Tucked just out of sight behind the school building, a new small business is open for operation at Howard School of Academics and Technology. Deshel Hambrick, a Howard student, recently opened 4 Ever Young Thrift Store on campus. As the winner of the LAUNCH High School Entrepreneurial Program, she received $1,000 for the startup. The store is open Monday-Friday from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. and…
Leaders with LAUNCH are hosting a 10-week entrepreneurship course that starts March 10. LAUNCH is a local organization that aims to empower community members through entrepreneurship, job training and mentorship. "We cover all sorts of areas that people need to know so they have a better understanding of how to start a business," program director with LAUNCH Gina Soltau said.  Read the full…
Howard High School senior Deshel Hambrick has gotten an early start on entrepreneurism and philanthropy. She's one of the winners from last year's high school business competition, through which she got funding for her idea that she's now turned into reality. 4 Ever Young Thrift Store is a donations-driven thrift store for her school. Read the full story over at Nooga.com.