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    Welcome to the Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. newsroom, an online tool for the most up-to-date information about the organizations, its publications and other offerings.

    Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. is committed to preparing young people to thrive in the 21st century workplace and global economy by inspiring a passion in free enterprise and entrepreneurship and instilling an understanding of personal financial literacy.

    Requests from the news media for background information and/or interviews should be directed to Kim McGrigg at 303-260-6295. You can also download JA’s position papers.

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    Recent News Stories

    June 16, 2014
    Denver Post: College Grads Reach for Self-Sufficiency While Hampered by Debt

    April 24, 2014
    Fox 31: Junior Achievement’s New App

    March 19, 2014
    Denver Post: Business Execs Encourage Ethical Thinking Among Colorado Students

    February 1, 2014
    ColoradoBiz Magazine: Milestone event is cause for recalling stories of laureates who helped shape the state

    January 13, 2014
    Denver Post: Parents Play an Important Role in Personal Finance Education

    November 7, 2013
    9News: Wall Street Comes to the West for Area High Schools
    Fox 31: JA Stock Market Challenge

    November 4, 2013
    Junior Achievement Taps Communications, High Tech Companies

    October 4, 2013
    Denver Business Journal: FirstBank’s Tilton Honored

    September 26, 2013
    Vail Daily: Future entrepreneurs benefit from JA program 

    August 19, 2013
    5280: Get Involved

    August 1, 2013
    Comcast Newsmakers: Volunteering with Junior Achievement at the high school level

    July 11, 2013
    Denver Business Journal: Casell Randall turns farm roots into urban career

    June 21, 2013
    Coloradoan: Financial Park Gives Fort Collins students real world experience in financial planning

    May 2, 2013
    Denver Herald Dispatch: CenturyLink Employees Volunteer for ‘JA in a Day’

    April 17, 2013
    Young Clothing Designer Hopes to be the Next Mondo

    April 16, 2013
    Longmont Times-Call: Fall River Third Graders Begin Building Junior Achievement ‘City’

    March 13, 2013
    Our Littleton News: Kids “Go Fish” for business sense

    February 6, 2013
    The Villager: Colorado Business Hall of Fame Inducts 2013 Laureates

    February 2, 2013
    Forbes: NFL Honors Highlights the NFL’s Award-Winning Players & Partnerships

    February 1, 2013
    Park Hill News: Proactive Career Planning at East High School

    January 18, 2013
    9News: January 9Who Care honoree: Leroy Holm

    January 7, 2013
    Denver Post: 5 Ways to Teach Kids to be Money Smart

    January 1, 2013
    ColoradoBiz Magazine: Colorado Business Hall of Fame 2013

    December 13, 2012
    The Villager: South metro high school students dominate in JA Stock Market Challenge

    November 27, 2012
    9News: Preventing suicide through entrepreneurship

    November 26, 2012
    Colorado Public Radio: Buy Low, Sell High

    November 2012
    Colorado Parent Magazine: Teens Focus on the Future

    November 2012
    ColoradoBiz Magazine: JA Receives Top Company Award

    October 19, 2012
    DBJ: Robin Wise dedicates 20 years as CEO of Junior Achievement

    October 9, 2012
    DBJ: Colorado Business Hall of Fame honorees named

    August 28, 2012
    9News: Local students hope “Big Bang Berry” is a smash

    August 17, 2012
    Fox 31: Junior Achievement Program

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