Prince Edward Island's Odd Jobber to compete for regional student entrepreneur championship

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Alex Davidson, owner of Odd Jobbers P.E.I. and a full-time student at UPEI, discusses his business during a recent talk at the university.

For the second year in a row Alex Davidson has been named P.E.I.’s 2014 Student Entrepreneur Provincial Champion.

Davidson owns Odd Jobbers P.E.I. and is a full-time student at the University of Prince Edward Island.

Provincial champions from across Canada have named by the country’s largest student leadership development organization, Enactus Canada, which supports the John Dobson Foundation as part of the Student Entrepreneur National Competition.

Davidson received the title of student entrepreneur provincial champion because his business is his life and he continuously strives to improve himself and his company.

Odd Jobbers P.E.I.  is a student-based business which encourages entrepreneurship in university students. The company provides general services to P.E.I. residents that range from gardening to garbage removal and other general labour services.

Davidson will showcase his business and personal accomplishments as an entrepreneur at the Enactus Canada Regional Exposition – Atlantic Canada in Halifax on March 8, where he will compete for the title of regional champion.

“Alex is the epitome of a young entrepreneur because he is so passionate about this business,” says Enactus Canada president Nicole Almond. “This entrepreneurial spirit is what built this country and we want to encourage and celebrate this in students across Canada.”

Davidson will compete against three other student entrepreneur provincial champions from Atlantic Canada for the chance to move on to the 2014 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Calgary, Alberta April 28-30. The national champion will receive a $10,000 cash prize and take home the John Dobson Cup.

Organizations: Enactus Canada, University of Prince Edward Island.Provincial, John Dobson Foundation

Geographic location: Atlantic Canada, Prince Edward Island, Halifax Calgary Alberta

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