A Largo enterprise proprietor has a plan to divest himself of his present enterprise in a weird approach: He needs to provide it away by way of an essay contest.
- Proprietor Allan Bednar prepared to maneuver on from Merely Hydroponics and Organics
- Bednar acquired concept from New England Mattress and Breakfast
- Contest information and entry type: http://www.simplyhydro.com
At Merely Hydroponics and Organics, the motto is, “We promote inexperienced thumbs.”
However when proprietor Allan Bednar determined to maneuver on from the enterprise, he didn’t need to simply promote it. That led to his concept for the essay contest.
“It provides us a greater alternative to seek out the best individual vs. simply promoting it to the one that needs it,” Bednar stated. “We now have a bit of extra management discovering a steward for the enterprise relatively than an proprietor to the enterprise.”
Bednar obtained the thought from a New England mattress and breakfast. He’s asking for 250-phrase essays explaining why you need to take over the 25-yr-previous enterprise.
You must be no less than 18 years previous to qualify and pay a $one hundred entrance payment and $15 processing charge. A panel of three judges will decide a winner.
“They get the constructing, the property, the social media accounts, the entire 9 yards,” Bednar stated. “No superb print.”
There’s additionally no restrict on what number of essays somebody can submit.
“One essay isn’t going to chop it for me,” stated James Holloman, a disabled Military veteran who lives in Dunedin. Holloman has began a GoFundMe web page to boost cash for as many submissions as potential. Thus far, he’s written 5.
“To have a chance to pop up like this, it’s as soon as in a lifetime. You must go for it with every little thing you’ve obtained,” Holloman stated.
The competition runs by way of March 15, 2018. The store will decide the highest 25 entries, which can then be handed over to the judges.
The winner could have 30 days to say the enterprise, and Bednar stated he may also have a 30-day transition interval the place he’ll work on the store with the brand new proprietor. The brand new proprietor should additionally decide to retaining the store as it’s now for at the least one yr.
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