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Taylor Heritage Weekend Highlights Include Entrepreneurship Event, Music, Grandparents

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Startup Storytellers, an event featuring Taylor University alumnae/alumni sharing their entrepreneurship stories with members of the Taylor community, is among the highlights of Taylor’s 2017 Heritage Weekend, scheduled for April 28 and 29.

Hosted by Taylor’s Promising Ventures and Alumni office, Startup Storytellers will run from 1–5 pm, Friday, April 28, in the Cornwall Auditorium in the LaRita Boren Campus Center. Featured guests include Caleb France, Cerulean Restaurants; Zeke Turner, Mainstreet Investments; Ben and Laura Harrison, Jonas Paul Eyewear; JR Kerr, Handshake; and Jim Lane, Devonwood Capital.

Also scheduled for Friday is Taylor University’s annual Grandparents Day—an event that brings dozens of grandparents of current Taylor students to campus for a day of worship, classes, open houses and food. Saturday events include the play The Matchmaker in the Mitchell Theatre at 7:30 pm, Saturday, and a Musical Celebration featuring the Taylor Sounds and Chorale vocal ensembles in the Rediger Chapel/Auditorium, also at 7:30 pm, Saturday.

The weekend schedule also includes private events honoring donors and friends of Taylor University.