SM Energy Uniquely Contributes to JA and Financial Education

January 2, 2018 3:44 pm

Some might consider 13 an unlucky number. For JA-Rocky Mountain (JA) and SM Energy; however, it’s anything but. In fact, it represents the number of years our two organizations have worked together to help young people understand how to manage and own their future economic success. SM Energy is an independent exploration and production company… Read More

TransUnion Invests in Strengthening Financial Literacy

December 12, 2017 4:00 pm

As part of a grant awarded to Junior Achievement-USA, JA-Rocky Mountain received funds from TransUnion to support student outreach during the 2017/18 school year. In addition to funding, TransUnion professionals rolled up their sleeves to work directly with young people, and helped students in elementary through high school grades understand the importance of money management… Read More

Bank of America: Helping people achieve their vision of success

October 25, 2017 7:10 pm

Through their partnership with Junior Achievement, Bank of America has consistently demonstrated their commitment to improving the financial lives of individuals, families and businesses in Colorado. Bank of America goes beyond providing financial services to people by fostering economic and social development. They recognize that helping people achieve their vision of success is vital to… Read More

EY: Committed to building a better working world

September 29, 2017 7:12 pm

EY is an incredible partner to Junior Achievement (JA) areas across the Americas. EY’s senior professionals serve on more than 40 local JA boards across the US, Canada and South America, and EY employees volunteer at countless JA events throughout the year. JA USA honored EY in 2015 with a Gold Level US President’s Volunteer… Read More

Transamerica: Presenting Sponsor of JA Finance Park

August 24, 2017 9:43 pm

Recognized as a leading provider of life insurance, retirement products and investment solutions, Transamerica is dedicated to helping clients “live well today and worry less tomorrow.” This commitment extends beyond clients to encompass the company’s dedication to empowering the next generation. Transamerica is committed to providing middle and high school students with a real-world perspective… Read More

Colorado State Bank and Trust: Committed to Financial Learning for Life

July 26, 2017 1:30 am

Making financial education engaging, meaningful and long lasting is a top priority for Colorado State Bank and Trust (CSBT). A long-time JA-Rocky Mountain corporate partner, the bank and its employees are making significant strides in helping young people learn how to manage a budget, stay out of debt, responsibly finance their college education and save… Read More

Western Union Empowers Communities Through Financial Literacy

June 26, 2017 3:46 pm

Repeatedly, Western Union employees demonstrate their steadfast commitment to helping young people in the Denver Metro community – and around the world – understand and embrace financial literacy.  During the 2016/17 school year, 48 Western Union employees volunteered in classrooms at Fulton Elementary School in Aurora, Castro Elementary School in Denver, Cherokee Trail Elementary in… Read More

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

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