AMC International Enterprise Membership provides again to the neighborhood  


By Sloane M. Perron, Supervisor of Advertising and marketing Communications  

The scholar-led AMC International Enterprise Membership used their enterprise savvy and exhausting work to profit the Be Like Brit Basis. On April 16th and 30th, Linda Nolin, Director of Graduate Enterprise Packages and Professor of Apply in Enterprise, took two teams of scholars to work the concession stands at WooSox’s baseball video games to lift cash for the native nonprofit. The Be Like Brit Basis was created in honor of Britney Gengel, a 19-year-old who was volunteering in Haiti when an earthquake struck in 2010 taking her life. The Basis helps kids in Haiti by offering training, assets, and secure, nurturing houses.  

In accordance with Nolin, it’s important that college students be taught the worth of giving again to the neighborhood. “They didn’t consider themselves, however as an alternative gave of themselves to others,” she mentioned.  

That is the second 12 months that Anna Maria School college students have labored on the concession stands on behalf of the Be Like Brit Basis. Cherylann Gengel, Britney Gengel’s mom, even introduced on the Enterprise Membership and gave the scholars recommendation on the best way to begin a profitable nonprofit.  

“I wished them to simply not examine it or see it, however to really do,” Nolin mentioned.  

There have been a variety of laughs and smiles as college students wore their Anna Maria shirts and served up meals through the baseball video games. A number of native firms came to visit to the concession stand and recommended the scholars for representing Anna Maria by means of their work.  

In accordance with Nolin, offering college students with real-world alternatives is vital to conserving college students engaged and enthusiastic about their courses.  

“It’s since you’re actual, you’re not simply studying from a guide, as an alternative you’re doing issues out of the field,” she mentioned.  



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