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$50,000 up for grabs at ULM's Pelican Cup business plan competition

The Entrepreneurship Pelican Cup is the premier business plan competition for the state of Louisiana with one of the largest cash prizes in the nation. The goal is to inspire participants and the community to think entrepreneurially by rewarding creativity, professionalism, and hard work.

Cathi Hemed joins Cory Crowe on Lagniappe to talk about the progress of the student business plans and the awards luncheon April 19 at the University of Louisiana Monroe. Tickets and tables are available at cup.

Originally from Monroe, Cory has worked in a variety of media. He has worked in television news and spent seven years as a TV sports play-by-play announcer. He was also creative director for a television advertising department and worked extensively as a photojournalist. Cory has lived in both Dallas and New Orleans.