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News Service:

Annette Hacker, director,
(515) 294-3720

Office: (515) 294-4777

10-24-05

Contacts:

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

Lauren Knoche, ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, (515) 296-6532

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

K. Renee owners to speak at Iowa State's Entrepreneur Forum Oct. 28

AMES, Iowa -- The founders of K. Renee, an upscale women's clothing store, will speak on "Fashioning a Business" at noon Friday, Oct. 28, in the Pioneer Room, Memorial Union, Iowa State University.

Jeff and Kelli Schulz, Gladbrook, started K. Renee in their home in 1988. In 1996, the couple opened the firm's first store in the historic train depot on Main Street in Ames. In 1999, the couple entered the Des Moines area market by opening a store in Governor's Square Mall, West Des Moines.

The Entrepreneur Forum, sponsored by the ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, is held bi-monthly and features a guest speaker and roundtable discussion. Guest speakers include entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, consultants and other business professionals. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch. No registration is necessary.

For more information, contact the Pappajohn Center at (515) 296-6532, info@isupjcenter.com, or visit http://www.isupjcenter.org.

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Jeff and Kelli Schulz, Gladbrook, co-owners of K. Renee, an upscale women's clothing store founded in 1988, will present "Fashioning a Business" at noon Friday,
Oct. 28, Pioneer Room, Memorial Union, as part of the Entrepreneur Forum series.