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From Catawba County Chamber reports

Edison Project

Entrepreneurs will have a chance to compete for funding for their business idea as part of the Edison Project.

The Catawba County Chamber of Commerce is taking applications for the Edison Project through 5 p.m. on Aug. 15, according to a description of the project on the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce website. The competition is open to residents of Catawba, Burke, Alexander and Caldwell counties.

The Edison Project is an entrepreneurship contest sponsored by Catawba Valley Community College, Lenoir-Rhyne University, Catawba County and Alex Lee, among other entities.