• Blog: JA Every Day

    Remember JA on Colorado Gives Day: December 9, 2014

    December 9 is Colorado Gives Day, presented by the Community First Foundation and FirstBank. While JA deeply appreciates your support every day of the year, the FirstBank Incentive Fund increases the value of every Colorado Gives Day donation. New this year! Your donation … Continue reading


    November 17th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Partners




    40 High Schools Converged to Compete

    Students from 42 Colorado high schools converged to compete at 2014 JA Stock Market Challenge, presented by Great-West Financial last week. The JA Stock Market Challenge is a live stock market simulation game, featuring teams of students who compete to see who … Continue reading


    November 10th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Programs, Students




    2015 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Laureates Named

    Junior Achievement and the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce the 2015 inductees into the Colorado Business Hall of Fame representing the state’s most distinguished cadre of business leaders from the past and present. Laureates, selected for … Continue reading


    November 7th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Events




    “I wouldn’t even be here without JA!”

    Jess Stohlmann-Rainey has been volunteering with Junior Achievement since she first learned to talk.  “My parents actually met working for Junior Achievement,” explains Jess.  “So I wouldn’t even be here without JA!” Jess’ mother got involved through the JA Company … Continue reading


    November 5th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Partners, Volunteer




    Third Annual Northern Colorado JA Inspiration Reception

    On October 16, supporters gathered at the third annual Northern Colorado JA Inspiration Reception to celebrate the impact JA volunteers have made on Northern Colorado students.  JA volunteers from Northern Colorado reached 8,250 students in 440 classrooms during the 2013/14 school year. Dick Monfort, … Continue reading


    November 4th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Events, Volunteer




    Partner Profile: American Furniture Warehouse

    American Furniture Warehouse (AFW), which is headquartered in Englewood, is one of the top retail furniture companies in the U.S.  AFW President and CEO Jake Jabs credits his organization’s success to “the basic American philosophy of hard work, long hours, … Continue reading


    October 1st, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Partners




    “An extremely rewarding experience” for rock star volunteer from DU’s Beta Alpha Psi

    Cari Winkler is a standout student and JA champion at the University of Denver.  She has been a Junior Achievement volunteer for two years. “During my sophomore year of college I really wanted to get involved in schools in Denver,” … Continue reading


    October 1st, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Volunteer




    2014 JA Apple Society

    The JA Apple Society was created to thank and recognize our amazing classroom volunteers for their dedication to JA’s mission. This exclusive recognition is earned by a steadfast commitment to engaging with students multiple times. Denver-area volunteers who inspired 250, 500, … Continue reading


    September 30th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Events, Volunteer




    JA Director Goes Above & Beyond

    Paolo Diaz , director of K-8 programs for Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc., has made it an annual tradition to visit JA USA headquarters in Colorado Springs to take a photo by the signature JA triangle. This year, Paolo decided to … Continue reading


    September 8th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Volunteer




    Junior Achievement Proves Impact

    Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA-Rocky Mountain) partners with volunteers and teachers to inspire students to gain the knowledge and skills they need to succeed and our efforts are paying off!  JA-Rocky Mountain employs an external evaluation consultant to measure our impact … Continue reading


    August 28th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Programs




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