Web Toolbar by Wibiya
 
 
 

GL PROFILES

More Friends = More Fun

 
 

GL
Tweets !

2 HOURS AGO Who knew babies and sloths (yes, sloths!) could be such good friends? http://t.co/t3cHUse1PC

3 HOURS AGO ICYMI @Zendaya's starring in a brand new movie: http://t.co/1VDEbqpbHp #zswaggers

4 HOURS AGO Are you a loyal friend? Take the #quiz to find out: http://t.co/jGdkLjNp6t

 

sponsored links

Teen keeps family Christmas tree biz from gettin' chopped

 
This holiday season, Kaitlyn Metscher, 16, of Clark County, Washington, was set to take over her family’s Christmas tree business. She had planned to use the profits she made from selling the trees--which her family has been doing for years—to fund her college education.

 

That is, until the county shut her down. According to local laws, her business, which operates in a residential area, violated a zoning ordinance. Kaitlyn told Fox 12 News that she believes competitors tipped off the county, but she refused to let nay-saying officials get her down. Instead, she cracked open the county books and checked out the laws for herself. Impressed by her fortitude, the county commissioners approved an emergency ordinance that will allow the business to stay open.

 

Talk about determination! Kaitlyn dreams of being a lawyer, and it looks to us that she’s well on her way. Check out a video interview with this chica here.

 

Photo by Zachary Kaufman for The Columbian. Check out their story about Kaitlyn here.

 

If you were going to start a business, what would you do, babes? Tell us in the comments!

BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 12/12/2012 12:00:00 AM

POSTED IN ,

< PREVIOUS   NEXT >   
comments powered by Disqus
 
It's Black Friday! What's your shopping goal today?


 
 
X

Here's a *free* excerpt from Bella Thorne's new book!

 

 

Bella Thorne's got a new book series—

and it's amazing.

 

CLICK HERE for everything you need to know about the first novel, Autumn Falls—plus a Q&A with Bella and a *free* chapter sampler!

 
Posts From Our Friends

sponsored links