• 2016 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Photo Gallery

    A record number of attendees paid tribute to Colorado’s distinguished business leaders at the unforgettable 27th annual Colorado Business Hall of Fame held on January 28 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center. JA students had the honor … Continue reading


    February 1st, 2016Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Events


    Partner Profile: Western Union

    Western Union transfers employee time and talent to JA students Well-known for its role as a leader in global payment services and money transfer, Western Union is also a frontrunner when it comes to corporate social responsibility and financial education. … Continue reading


    January 29th, 2016Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Partners


    The highest form of charity

    As I reflect on 2015, my thoughts come back to a recent experience I had, unfortunately, while attending the funeral service of one of our incredible Colorado Business Hall of Fame laureates, Jordan Perlmutter. At the service, a rabbi sat … Continue reading


    January 4th, 2016Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, President's Message


    Partner Profile: Anadarko

    A business’s commitment to its local communities and its willingness to promote and support employee volunteerism often play an important role in employee satisfaction and in being considered a top workplace. This is definitely the case for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, … Continue reading


    January 4th, 2016Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Partners


    JA alumnus serves up sushi burritos and business guidance

    Anyone hungry for a sushi burrito? That’s right. A sushi burrito. In October 2015, JA-Rocky Mountain alumnus and volunteer Alonzo Martinez and his business partner launched Komotodo Sushi Burrito, a restaurant located in Writer Square in downtown Denver. Why sushi … Continue reading


    December 22nd, 2015Posted in Alumni, JA Business Week, Volunteer


    JA Supporter Demonstrates the Power of Long-term Giving

    It began as a challenge from a friend, and more than a year later Brian Florey continues to support Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain. “Back when the ice bucket challenge was happening for ALS, a good friend of mine issued her own … Continue reading


    November 30th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, JA Finance Park, Partners, Volunteer


    Cutting through the clutter

    Right now, your in-box and social media accounts are probably overflowing with opportunities for you take action, join now, hurry in, or sign up today. Now, imagine this magnified by 1,000 and you have a glimpse into the lives of … Continue reading


    November 23rd, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, President's Message


    What does it mean to be work ready?

    “Work” and “ready” are simple words that should be easy to define yet there is a vexing problem facing American businesses: today’s graduating students lack basic workplace skills and are unprepared to participate in a meaningful way in their employers’ … Continue reading


    November 6th, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, President's Message


    More than financial connections made through JA

    When Joe Farley, Data Entry Specialist at UniWyo Federal Credit Union in Laramie, Wyoming, entered Ms. Ward’s 6th grade classroom in the spring of 2011, he was eager to help students make meaningful connections with principles of economics and personal … Continue reading


    November 3rd, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Volunteer


    JA & Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce Name 2016 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Laureates

    Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. and the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce the 2016 inductees into the Colorado Business Hall of Fame, representing Colorado’s most distinguished business leaders from the past and present. Laureates, selected for their … Continue reading


    October 23rd, 2015Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Events


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