• Professional and Personal Transformation

    By Andy Silver, State Farm Agent and JA Volunteer Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. has played an important role in my life as a business owner and volunteer.  I first volunteered with JA through a program called JA Business Week, designed … Continue reading

    April 17th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Volunteer

    Man on the Street: Financial Literacy

    April is National Financial Literacy Month and we hit the street to talk to parents and teens about credit, budgeting and personal finance. Credit What is compound interest? Why is it important to keep your credit card information secure? Learn … Continue reading

    April 6th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Financial Literacy

    Fogo de Chão offers special to support JA

    Join us on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at Fogo de Chão for an unforgettable dining experience that supports Junior Achievement. A special $50 menu is being offered and 100% of the dinner package is donated back to JA. Take advantage … Continue reading

    March 27th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Events

    Free Programs: How it’s possible

    How many times have you heard the phrase “There’s no such thing as a free lunch”? We are taught from an early age to be skeptical of things that seem too good to be true. So it’s not surprising that … Continue reading

    February 27th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Educator, Partners

    The Real Volunteer Experience Video

    Volunteers embody the heart of Junior Achievement. Our passionate volunteers transform the key concepts of our lessons into a message that inspires and empowers students to believe in themselves, showing them they can make a difference in the world. We understand … Continue reading

    February 27th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Volunteer

    “I found my niche”

    Charles McCarthy found his place in Junior Achievement while talking with a friend, Bob Yager. Bob challenged Charlie with the simple task to “teach the kids.” Bob invited Charlie to be a guest presenter for his  8th grade JA class where he … Continue reading

    February 25th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Northern Colorado/Wyoming, Volunteer

    2015 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Photo Gallery

    A record number of attendees paid tribute to Colorado’s distinguished business leaders at the unforgettable 26th annual Colorado Business Hall of Fame held on January 29 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center. Junior Achievement (JA) students had … Continue reading

    February 4th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Events

    Alumna Returns to Former School District to Inspire the Next Generation

    Sara Lucio started volunteering for Junior Achievement though a service learning project with the University of Colorado-Denver. The project turned into a passion after Sara shared her story with the students and heard their stories in return. “I asked the … Continue reading

    February 3rd, 2015Posted in Volunteer

    JA Alumnus comes full circle

    Casell Randle’s first experience as a business leader was in high school.  His JA Company Program business, Sweets R Us, sold pastries and other food items to fellow students.  The experience sparked an interest in Casell and led him to … Continue reading

    January 5th, 2015Posted in Alumni, Blog: JA Every Day, Volunteer

    Partner Profile: Prologis

    Prologis is proud to be a responsible global citizen, and Junior Achievement (JA) recognizes the company’s support in Colorado and around the world. Prologis’ approach to corporate responsibility comprises three dimensions: the planet, people and excellence in business ethics and governance. … Continue reading

    January 5th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Partners, Volunteer

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