Thursday, April 28, 2022, Ed Dowd, Executive Director of the Mattoon Chamber of Commerce was a guest on 101.3 WMCI.  Here is a brief description of what he covered during the interview:

CLASSE Trade Show – ClassE the entrepreneurial class for junior and senior high school students from Coles County will be holding their Trade Show on Wednesday May 4th from 4:30 to 6:30 pm at Elevate CCIC, Inc in the back section of the Cross County Mall. ClassE students receive real world training on starting and running their own business and this is their opportunity to showcase and sell their business ventures. They held a successful golf outing earlier in the year that provided seed money for their businesses. They will have 17 booths of products including Women’s Boutique Apparel, Men’s Sports Apparel, Lawn Maintenance, Crocheted Creations, Photgraphy and much more.

You can listen to the complete interview here: