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News Service:

Annette Hacker, manager,
(515) 294-3720

Office: (515) 294-4777

02-23-05

Contacts:

Judi Eyles, ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship,
(515) 296-6532

Kevin Brown, News Service, (515) 294-8986

ISU Pappajohn Center to hold March 2 Entrepreneur Forum

AMES, Iowa -- An Ames construction company owner will speak on entrepreneurship and the value of employee training at noon, Wednesday, March 2, in the Pioneer Room, Memorial Union. The event is free and open to the public. Participants may bring their lunch.

Kevin Kinzler is owner of Kinzler Construction Services Inc., an 18-year-old company based in Ames with offices in Des Moines. The firm is involved in land development, warehouse rental, construction supply and materials installation.

Kinzler is an advocate for entrepreneurship, serving as a mentor to students in ISU's Entrepreneurship and Innovation Learning Community. He is on the board of the Ames Economic Development Commission.

The forums are sponsored bimonthly by the ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship. The events feature area entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and business consultants. A roundtable discussion follows the presentation.

For more information, call (515) 296-6532, e-mail info@isupjcenter.org, or visit http://www.isupjcenter.org/events/index.cfm?cmd=profile&id=221.

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Kevin Kinzler, the owner of an Ames construction company, will speak on entrepreneurship and the value of employee training at noon, Wednesday, March 2, in the Pioneer Room, Memorial Union. The event is free and open to the public.