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    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




    “I love working with educators and schools”

    As a Horace Mann insurance agent, Jerry Glunz works to build business relationships with schools by sponsoring school activities and educating educators about financial matters.  Along the way, Jerry has found time to volunteer with JA. “I heard about JA … Continue reading


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




    The (New!) JA Company Program

    Junior Achievement’s Flagship Program Since 1919. Preparing Teen Entrepreneurs For 2019. Colorado teens will be some of the first in the nation to experience the reimagined JA Company Program. Under the guidance of their teacher and a JA volunteer, students … Continue reading


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




    JA-Rocky Mountain, Inc. Wins International Award for Excellence & Innovation

    Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA-Rocky Mountain) has won a 2014 MetLife Foundation “Sowing the Seeds of Entrepreneurship” Award, representing a grant of $10,000 for outstanding innovation and entrepreneurial approach to program development that enables youth to own their economic future. … Continue reading


    August 20th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Partners




    “It only matters where you choose to go!”

    When Tonya Mazurek, Vice President, Business Banking Officer at BBVA Compass, was asked to volunteer for BBVA’s semiannual JA in a Day, she eagerly stepped up. “I loved the idea that I could possibly make a difference in just one … Continue reading


    July 29th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Volunteer




    JA Students Poised for Success

    The impact Junior Achievement makes on a student today has been proven to have benefits for a lifetime. A survey of JA alumni found that: 94% report that JA makes them confident about working effectively in a team environment 90% … Continue reading


    July 1st, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Students




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