Brian York, local business owner and entrepreneur, spoke with a few students of Northeast Campus and FBLA members as part of American Enterprise Day. Mr. York held a round table style discussion with the students covering topics related to entrepreneurship; the risks and rewards of starting a business. Mr. York, a lifelong resident and graduate of Tift Co, owns interests in several businesses in town including Allstate - Brian York Agency, LLC. He and his businesses actively support Tift County Schools through Partnership in Education, serving on the Local School Governance Board for Eighth Street Middle School, student sponsorships, and mentoring programs.
American Enterprise Day. November 15 is recognized by FBLA-PBL each year as American Enterprise Day. This date salutes and publicizes the American free enterprise system and teaches others about it. Chapters celebrate American Enterprise Day through a wide range of activities, projects, and festivities.