A young entrepreneur from the Killaloe area has been recognized with a Summer Company award.

Enterprise Renfrew County has recognized Mitchel Holly as part of the 2017 Summer Company Program, aimed at teaching youth how to be successful business people, and how to effectively sell their products.

Holly operates Leisure Time Yard Work in the Foymount and Killaloe area, where he offers yard maintenance. Holly is one of six youth in Renfrew County awarded for their entrepreneurial endeavours.

Enterprise Renfrew County Business Consultant Colleen Sadler says youth and young adults hold the key to a bright future in Ontario.