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HAWKESBURY - The Employment Services Centre (CSEPR) recently signed an agreement with the Entrepreneurial Academy of Prescott-Russell for its Youth Enterprise Camp. Along with financial support, the CSEPR will lead supper-seminars during two camps scheduled in the program. The Youth Enterprise Camp will be held from June 28 to August 22, 2015 at the Alfred Campus, and seminars given by the Centre will be presented to 9th- to 12th- grade campers attenting June 28 to July 11 and August 9 to 22 camps.

"We believe that this camp project is a great iniitiative launched by the Entrepreneurial Academy. Not only does it allow young people to learn theoretical and practical business procedures in a professional and entertaining environment, it also allows for training of a new business succession which is so important to our region," said André Roy, Executive Director for the Employment Services Centre. "The Centre, along with offering financial support to the project, will also supply the services of an employment counsellor who will give a seminar on how to extract key information from résumés to budding entrepreneurs taking part in the camp," explained Roy.

The Entrepreneurial Academy of Prescott-Russell offers coaching and mentoring as well as training programs to provide support for kick-starting a business and for implementing innovative ideas to existing businesses to the region's entprepreneurs.

Employment Services Centre (CSEPR) is a not-for-profit corporation with three offices serving Prescott-Russell. It dispenses all employment services for the region, and is funded by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities for the Employment Ontario program, as well as the Ministry of Community and Social Services for the Ontario Disability Support Program, and receives funding for the Ontario Works program from the United Counties of Prescott-Russell.

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