Northern Colorado & Wyoming
Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. serves more than 10,000 local students in Northern Colorado and Wyoming each year. In 2014/15 we mobilized hundreds of business and community volunteers who visited local classrooms to bring entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and workforce readiness education to K-12 students, while helping educators meet state standards. We play a critical role in the success of our youth and our local economy.
Northern Colorado JA Inspiration Reception: October 29
The fourth annual JA Inspiration Reception was held on Thursday, Oct. 29 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Windsong Estate in Fort Collins.
Wynne Odell , Chief Executive Officer of Odell Brewing Company gave the keynote for this social and networking event celebrating the impact JA volunteers have made on Northern Colorado students.
JA Trap Tournament
JA held its first ever Trap Tournament on Oct. 2 at the Longmeadow Game Resort and Event Center in Wiggins, CO. Eleven teams participated in this unique fundraiser. Congratulations to the first place team from Encore Electric!
The tournament raised $18,125 that will be used to provide JA programs to 453 Northern Colorado students at no cost to schools.
Special thanks to presenting sponsor Flood & Peterson and event sponsors Anton Collins Mitchell, Rocky Mountain Prestress and Universal Forrest Products for making this event possible.
JA Bowl-A-Thon to support Northern Colorado students
Get the ball rolling for our kids!
The JA Bowl-A-Thon is not only a fun event, it is also JA’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Thousands of participants from hundreds of companies bowl each year to help JA provide financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurial programs to local students. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the Northen Colorado JA Bowl-A-Thon will be used to help JA to reach 10,000 local students this year at no cost to schools.
If your company is not currently involved with the Northern Colorado JA Bowl-A-Thon and you would like more information, please email Joy Nyenhuis. If you are interested in becoming a classroom volunteer, please contact JA at 970-490-1035. If you are looking for information about the Metro Denver JA Bowl-A-Thon, please visit their JA Bowl-A-Thon website.