L to R: Matt Vaselovic, Nick Braden, Morgan Hampton, Reece Bell, Jeanne Dau, Debbie Deters, Cole Keller, Kristin Doty, Colton Anderson, Whitney Jansen, Santana Silcott, Katie Brush, Aaron Nance, Gunner Davis, Scott Bierman, Jacob Miller, Val Zendeli, Jelani Hurtault & Joyce Madigan.
Growing Entrepreneurs - Nurturing Success

Students, please bring your folders, a small notebook and a pen to class everyday.

ClassE Schedule - 8-9:30 am (be there at 7:50 am)
Location: Lifespan Ctr. (unless note d below)
11021 E. Cty. Rd. 800 N. Charleston (Loxa Road just NE of the hospital)

Monday, 8/22- Rules, Roles, Expectations and Ice Breaker Activities

Tuesday, 8/23 - How to Start Up a Conversation
with Bob Schultz of Schultz Investment Company

Wednesday, 8/24 - Twenty Questions and Getting to Know the Lifespan Center

Thursday, 8/25 - Business Etiquette
with Dr. Jill Nilsen and Todd Vilardo, CUSD #1

Friday, 8/26 - Learning Canvas
with Sue Nugent, Lifespan Computer Room

Thanks to all that helped and presented at the ClassE Orientation. Joyce Madigan, President of the ClassE Advisory Board and Lake Land College's Jon Althaus, V.P. of Academic Services, welcomes the group. 

Thanks to Sara Kramer, (middle), for making sure all are signed up.
The winning Junk Table Champions!
It was wonderful catching up with past ClassE alums. We will be starting a ClassE Facebook Group soon so be sure to join when you are invited.

Class Investors 

(Click on the name to go to their website.)

City of Charleston

City of Mattoon

Coldwell Banker Real Estate

Commercial Electric

Dau Consulting

Diepholz Auto Group

Ealy's Real Estate Appraisals

Eastern Illinois Properties

First Mid-Illinois Bank and Trust

First Neighbor Bank

Flesor's Candy Kitchen

General Electric

Gilbert, Metzger & Madigan LLP

Jerome C. Groniger

Howell Paving, Inc.

Innovative Staff Solutions

Inyart Tire and Auto

Lake Land College

Lifetime Eye Care

Lorenz Supply Company

Marketing by Jones, LLC

McDonald's of Coles County 

Mid-Illinois Concrete, Inc.

Ne-Co Asphalt Company

Pinnacle Foods Group, LLC


Rural King Supply

Sarah Bush Lincoln 

Health System

Scholes Trucking, Inc.

SEED Center at Eastern Illinois University

Slumberland Furniture

The Sparks Foundation

Unique Home Properties

Upchurch Group, Inc.

Vantage Outsourcing

Veolia Environmental Services

Washington Savings Bank

Wells Fargo Advisors

West & Company, LLC

Wireless Mikes 

Coles County Council on Aging Lifespan Center
Class Hosts




Due to the increased enrollment, the class will meet at the Coles County Council on Aging LifeSpan Center for the entire year. We will still be touring businesses 2-3 days per week. Thank you LifeSpan for this great partnership.


Coles County Council on Aging Lifespan Center 



Would you like to become an investor to support this class?
Call 217-549-2564 or contact Jeanne Dau at jeanne@dauconsultingserv