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

October 23, 2015 4:23 pm

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 enduring and innovative professional contributions to Colorado, inspirational and ethical acumen and philanthropic endeavors, will… Read More



JA Golf Classic Raises More Than $391,000 to Benefit Front Range Students

July 10, 2015 7:42 am

As a result of the annual 2015 Bank of America Junior Achievement Golf Classic, presented by RE/MAX, LLC., participants of the event helped Junior Achievement (JA) raise $391,470 to help ensure that Front Range schools continue to receive JA’s world class programming at no cost. This premier event held on June 22, 2015 at the… Read More



Fogo de Chão offers special to support JA

March 27, 2015 10:37 pm

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 of this offer to plan the perfect date, family night out, or business dinner for… Read More



2015 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Photo Gallery

February 4, 2015 4:27 pm

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 the honor of introducing the 2015 Laureates: Pat Bowlen (award accepted by Annabel Bowlen); H…. Read More



2015 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Laureates Named

November 7, 2014 8:38 pm

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 their enduring and innovative professional contributions to Colorado, inspirational and ethical acumen and philanthropic endeavors,… Read More



Third Annual Northern Colorado JA Inspiration Reception

November 4, 2014 11:08 pm

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, Owner/Chairman and CEO of the Colorado Rockies Baseball Club, gave the keynote titled “Be A… Read More



2014 JA Apple Society

September 30, 2014 4:15 pm

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, 750, 1,000 and 1,500+ students were honored an event on September 9. Northern Colorado JA… Read More



Northern Colorado JA Bowl-A-Thon Raised a Record $80,000

June 15, 2014 1:53 pm

More than 575 participants from more than 60 companies hit the lanes to help Junior Achievement (JA) provide financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurial programs to local students. The Northern Colorado JA Bowl-A-Thon raised a record $80,000, up from $66,000 last year. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the JA Bowl-A-Thon will be used… Read More



New technology-based JA Business Week projects build teens’ 21st century skills

June 11, 2014 4:42 pm

More than 275 Colorado high school students are attending Junior Achievement (JA) Business Week, presented by Arrow Electronics, Inc., held at Johnson & Wales University in Denver from June 8 to 13.  These 9th through 12th grade students are part of a growing group of young innovators who are anxious to apply what they’ve learned… Read More



Miss Wyoming gives keynote at Northern Colorado/Wyoming JA Inspiration Reception

April 28, 2014 4:25 pm

On Friday, April 11, Miss Wyoming gave a keynote at the JA Inspiration Reception held at the University of Wyoming College of Business.   Rebecca Podio spoke passionately and personally about the importance of providing Junior Achievement programs and volunteering in the classroom. Miss Wyoming encouraged attendees to value the role of volunteers in the classroom… Read More