JE Dunn VP Mike Tilbury leads charge for JA

May 22, 2017 8:48 pm

There are countless ways to support Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA), and JE Dunn, a JA partner for more than 10 years, continually finds new and creative ways to do just that.  Mike Tilbury, vice president of JE Dunn Construction, joined the JA board of directors in March 2017.  While he is new to the board,… Read More

Otter Products: Inspiring Kids to Change the World

May 22, 2017 8:02 pm

It’s an amazing experience for high school students to tour Otter Products’ offices in Fort Collins. To see Otter Products professionals at work and to experience the creative and fun workplace is eye opening for many students who participate in JA Business Week. What’s even more amazing is to see those same students take what… Read More

Steeped in Tradition

May 2, 2017 3:01 pm

I recently had the awesome opportunity to take a bucket-list trip with dear friends to the 2017 Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. They call the Masters “a tradition unlike any other” and I now understand why. It’s easy to equate the Masters with green jackets, but every aspect of the week is steeped in tradition…. Read More

Andy Bailey Bowls Over JA Staff and Students

May 1, 2017 10:45 pm

It all began with a bowling ball. Andy Bailey, Regional Lead of Community Engagement for AT&T’s Western States, was first exposed to Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) when an employee team from the company participated in the JA Bowl-A-Thon. That first experience “set the ball in motion,” so to speak, for what would become a meaningful… Read More

State Farm Empowers Youth in Northern Colorado

May 1, 2017 10:31 pm

Thanks to a recent grant of $15K from State Farm, an increasing number of K-12 students in Larimer and Weld counties in Northern Colorado will benefit from JA programs. “We have experienced significant yearly growth in our local outreach efforts, and the potential for continued growth is huge,” said JA District Director Elizabeth Winn. “As… Read More

Prologis Demonstrates Long-term Commitment to Financial Education

May 1, 2017 10:22 pm

There’s a simple reason why Prologis is one of Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain’s (JA’s) top corporate partners – their multi-faceted approach to corporate social responsibility. Prologis has not only contributed more than $1.2 million to support JA programming during the past decade, but its employees have volunteered countless hours to bring learning to life in local… Read More

Spring JA Stock Market Challenge a Success

April 25, 2017 1:45 pm

Rock Canyon High School students continued their school’s winning streak at the 2017 JA Stock Market Challenge on April 6 and 7 at Charles Schwab’s corporate headquarters in Lone Tree. A team from Rock Canyon took home a first place trophy, along with student teams from Broomfield High School and West Early College. Six hundred… Read More

Charles Schwab Inspires Financial Responsibility

March 30, 2017 10:00 am

Building strong financial futures is what the people of Charles Schwab are all about. Whether working as financial advisors to a host of different client types or mentoring young people through programs such as JA in a Day or JA Stock Market Challenge, “Schwabbies” as they call themselves, make a meaningful difference in the Denver… Read More

Volunteering is a Family Matter for U.S. Bank Executive

March 30, 2017 9:30 am

Whether it’s teaching young people about money management for Junior Achievement, or donning a stylish turkey helmet to run in the annual Turkey Trot to benefit Mile High United Way, U.S. Bank Senior Vice President and Petroleum Engineering Manager Mike Flanigan likes to serve his community – and to serve alongside his family. Mike’s daughter,… Read More

Local JA Leader Receives National Honor

March 22, 2017 3:18 pm

We are proud to announce that Sandy Rothe, partner for Deloitte, has been chosen from more than 237,000 U.S. volunteers as one of 11 recipients of Junior Achievement’s most prestigious national award for volunteerism, the Gold Leadership Award. Junior Achievement’s Gold Leadership Award honors volunteer excellence, recognizing leadership in support of JA’s student impact, resources,… Read More

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