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New Coffee Stand

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Coffee, most of us love it and need it, a small business owner is using his own coffee to give students an educational opportunity to run a 'business like franchise'.

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Coffee, most of us love it and need it, a small business owner is using his own coffee to give students an educational opportunity to run a 'business like franchise'.
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12513/6811950?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Thu, 02 Mar 2017 22:33:21 +0000 New Coffee Stand Coffee, most of us love it and need it, a small business owner is using his own coffee to give students an educational opportunity to run a 'business like franchise'. http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12513/6811950?cpt=8&wpid=2637 WBRE by the late fall. ((nick)) coffee... most of us love it and need it... a small business owner is using his own coffee to give students an educational opportunity to run a 'business like franchise.' eyewitness news reporter cody butler looked into this interesting learning tool. he joins us live from williamsport with more. cody? ((cody)) nick, the owner of 'alabaster coffee roaster and tea co.' wanted to give back to his former high school - and also franchise his business.what he came up with...is rather unusual... "caramel mocha that will be $3.50"((cody))each order that is placed at the alabaster coffee cart inside the williamsport area high school..."steaming"is money that goes back into a new program called "franchise development.'it allows students to work and operate a small business franchise. tymir james/senior"for this cart, i am basically the manger of it so i have to do inventory and all that."tymir james is a senior at the school and uses his time during the district's 'bank time' to be a barista for an hour twice a week. his opportunity came when the owner of alabaster, karl fisher, approached the district with the idea of using his business to help students. karl fisher/owner, alabaster coffee roaster & tea co. "educational pieces, uhm, the hands on training that we can offer in a pretty unique environment."alabaster roasts its own coffee beans.... which come into their bar in williamsport from around the world. once roasted they're used at the stand - which was built by vocational students.a true 'by students for students' operation. zack gates/sophomore"well it's cool because it kinds of gives people a future idea what they want to do in life." tymir james/senior"i may become a small business owner."nearly 20-thousand dollars in grant money was awarded to the school to help pay for machines and materials for the mobile cart.tymir james/senior "it's a very great opportunity to see how a local businessman operates." ((cody)) karl hopes other small businesses in the williamsport area join the program to offer different trades to students before graduating. nick.. i have never drank coffee.. who knows if i ever will.. but i had a conversation with one of our producers about if i tried coffee what would happen... 3 ((nick)) about 30- minutes from now - the lycoming county chamber of commerce will give alabaster the 2017 'business partner in




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