CONGRATULATIONS to our first ever LAUNCH Fostoria Business Competition winner, Jena Stearns, Beyond Laser Creations.  Jena won the grand prize package valued at over $18,000!  The community support was tremendous with over 450 people in attendance at the live finals event.  Each vote for the finalist was $5 and all voting money collected went to our finalist receiving the vote.  The total dollar amount collected during voting was $12,575!  What a great investment in our local entrepreneurs.  Watch for more information on next year’s competition and as we follow our LAUNCH finalists as they make their dreams a reality!


Jena Stearns, Beyond Laser Creations

Jennie Zibbel, Expressions Dance Center

Cierra Valenti, Tiny Steps Child Care. 

Vincent Williams, Wavy Baby Clothing

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