"Over the last four years, the foundation has donated $20,000 to the LindenPointe eCenter and eAcademy, not including donations to the Salvation Army, the Hope Center for Arts and Technology in Sharon, WaterFire Sharon, and other organizations and events...
The foundation’s eAcademy donations are helping grow entrepreneurs and their businesses, through programs like the eAcademy Summer Accelerator.
In the course, students, usually recent high school or college graduates, attend 320 hours of study over 10 weeks. Students devote one-third of their time to classwork on how to create and run a business with the remainder working on crafting their enterprise in independent study.
Some of the accelerator’s students turned out at Monday’s announcement. One, Jacob Morgan, a Greenville High School alumnus and recent Thiel College graduate, took the course to prepare for the Oct. 1 launch of his internet business, called Beards United. Morgan showcased his company’s beard care products such as oils, balms and conditioners."
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