Thursday, March 24, 2016

Moose Jaw Times-Herald: 'Queen of Caramel'

Emmy Barr is an aspiring entrepreneur with a disability

Emmy Barr, who lives with Williams Syndrome, shares
her success story as an entrepreneur for her business,
Queen of Caramel, at the launch of the new program for
aspiring entrepreneurs with disabilities, Elevate,
on March 24, 2016 at the Moose Jaw Public Library.
By Lisa Goudy

Emmy Barr loves caramel and talking to people. Now she's the Queen of Caramel.

"I like it because it's fun to make the apples and the squares and I like to go to different events and talk to people," said Barr, who is 21 years old. "I like meeting people and the flexible hours."

She also has Williams Syndrome, a genetic condition that can come with medical problems such as cardiovascular disease, developmental delays and learning disabilities as well as verbal abilities such as highly social personalities.

However, Barr hasn't let her disability stop her from success, as her business Queen of Caramel, has been growing in success, selling caramel apples and squares. 

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