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May 1, 2018

Energy Companies Power JA

Colorado energy companies comprise a large portion of JA supporters.  In fact, during the Spring JA Bowl-A-Thon season, several companies are participating in the JA Bowl-A-Thon Energy Challenge, competing to...

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Reaching Rural Students Requires Innovative Partnerships

By Elizabeth Winn,  JA District Director, Northern Colorado & Wyoming [caption id="attachment_14171" align="alignright" width="240"] JA District Director Elizabeth Winn[/caption] I’m a product of rural America (and a proud one at...

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April 30, 2018

Chuck Knezevich: A Committed JA Volunteer on the Move

After a career spent in manufacturing, computers and project management, Charles (Chuck) Knezevich now spends much of his free time mentoring young people. In addition to working with high school students through...

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March 29, 2018

President’s Message: A different kind of home opener for the Colorado Rockies this spring

The average household spends 5.5% of their monthly income on entertainment. For those who had the privilege of seeing Hamilton (Woo hoo! I finally got tickets!), that percentage is probably...

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March 28, 2018

JA-Rocky Mountain Board Member Receives National Award for Volunteerism

[caption id="attachment_16220" align="alignleft" width="300"] Allison Kinsley, Steve Kinsley, and Robin Wise at the National Leadership Summit in New York City[/caption] We are proud to announce that Steve Kinsley, JA-Rocky Mountain board...

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JA Partners Inspire Students and Support Business Values by Sponsoring Curriculum

[caption id="attachment_16214" align="alignright" width="350"] Students participate in the JA STEM Job Shadow program at ViaWest[/caption] A high school sophomore from Denver Public Schools enters a corporate office for the first time....

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March 27, 2018

New York Life Supports Financial Literacy in Rural Colorado

Rural education in Colorado is facing significant challenges. A primary concern, as noted in Colorado Governor Hickenlooper’s 2018 State of the State address, is the growing shortage of educators in...

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February 28, 2018

Satisfied Volunteers and Employers = Better Outcomes for Students

Last month I joined JA executives from across the U.S. for a think tank on volunteerism from a corporate perspective. Leaders from some of the nation’s most successful and admired...

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Advice from a leading JA Bowl-A-Thon fundraiser

[caption id="attachment_16124" align="alignright" width="250"] JA Bowl-A-Thon Fundraising Expert Byron Ferguson[/caption] Each year, more than 4,000 participants team up with friends and colleagues to bowl for JA students during the JA...

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