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    Close the Loop

    Coldkeepers' Social Media Campaign Challenge

    Identify key customers for Coldkeepers and create a social media campaign that connects Coldkeepers to those customers.

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    Sugar Intake

    A Live Better Challenge

    Develop and implement an intervention to reduce sugar intake in your family or in your community.

    SUGGESTED TIME: 1-2 weeks (5-8 hours)
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    Design a Travel Product

    A SouthLife Supply Co. Product Design Challenge

    Apply Christensen's "job to be done" theory on product development to create a pattern or paper prototype for a leather item to enhance SouthLife Supply Co.'s travel category.

    SUGGESTED GRADE LEVELS: 9-12+
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    Catalyze Neighborhood Change

    City of Thomasville's Tactical Urbanism Challenge

    Identify a desired neighborhood improvement and plan a short-term, low-cost installation to catalyze change.

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    Nip Nutrient Pollution

    A Water Quality Improvement Challenge

    Identify a source of nutrient pollution in your neighborhood or community and create a plan to reduce it.

    SUGGESTED GRADE LEVELS: 6-8
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    Create a Connection

    A Grassroots Coffee Social Media Challenge

    Create a social media campaign that increases brand awareness and engagement by meaningfully connecting new market customers to Grassroots Coffee.

    SUGGESTED GRADE LEVELS: 9-12+
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    Eradicate Food Waste

    A Sweetgrass Dairy Business Operations Challenge

    Propose a remedy to reduce or recycle food waste in Sweet Grass Dairy's supply chain.

    SUGGESTED GRADE LEVELS: 9-12+

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    Arts Heal

    A COVID-19 Public Health Response Challenge

    Identify an impact of COVID-19 in your home or community and apply the arts to improve the situation for an individual or group.

    SUGGESTED GRADE LEVELS: 9-12+
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    Define It Yourself

    A Design Thinking Challenge

    Prove your problem-solving prowess by understanding, defining, and pitching a solution to a challenge in your job or community.

    SUGGESTED GRADE LEVELS: 9-12+

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    Thomasville's Next Successful Start-Up

    A Thomasville National Bank Entrepreneurship Challenge

    PLAN, SPEND, and SAVE your way to entrepreneurial success by pitching your business idea.

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    32304 | Prosperity For All

    A Tallahassee-Leon County Vitality Challenge

    Pitch a solution to reduce childhood poverty in the 32304 area by addressing one of the 12 issues contributing to the problem, including food access, education, health care, and more.