North Augusta business turns profits into scholarships for technical college students
Article provided courtesy of Post and Courier North Augusta:
“Vampire Penguin has been in North Augusta for some time now, but an unusual twist in business happened toward the end of last year.
Jack and Judi Poole bought the license to this little shaved ice and dessert shop on Georgia Avenue at the end of 2021 and also decided it would no longer follow the typical model of most for-profit business.
Instead, all profits made, down to the last penny, would be turned into opportunities for others to make a profit: The money made at North Augusta’s Vampire Penguin all goes into scholarships to technical colleges.”
Read more about how this couple’s business model will benefit students at Aiken Technical College: https://www.postandcourier.com/northaugusta/business/north-augustas-vampire-penguin-turns-profits-into-scholarships/article_16c9a2d8-8616-11ed-a95e-17499d72115f.html