Jimmy Bailey is a successful businessman, president of a commercial real estate agency. He is also the founder of YESCarolina, a nonprofit organization that promotes entrepreneurship and business skills among low-income children. He joins Dr. Edgar this week to talk about the program. Through entrepreneurship education, YEScarolina helps young people from communities statewide build skills […]
Former state Rep. Jimmy Bailey now runs the YEScarolina program, which has taught entrepreneurial skills to youngsters (behind him) who sell palmetto frond roses to tourists….
For Damian, a typical childhood Saturday meant rising about 7 a.m. and heading out to cut palmetto fronds with his pals. Then they’d spread out across downtown, twisting and selling roses until there were no more customers. But business owners complained about the kids hassling tourists, and homeowners complained about their palmettos getting overly sliced […]