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June 25, 2018

JA Educator of the Year: Dan Walter

[caption id="attachment_16523" align="alignleft" width="250"] Dan Walter's students at the JA Stock Market Challenge[/caption] JA’s success relies heavily on educators and their willingness to embrace the program and invite volunteers into...

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JA Advocate of the Year: Heather Kingsley

[caption id="attachment_16411" align="alignright" width="250"] Heather Kingsley[/caption] Her energy and enthusiasm for teaching young people is infectious and her endless passion for promoting Junior Achievement (JA) within her company is truly...

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May 30, 2018

JA Bowl-A-Thon Coordinator Finds Unique Way to Impact Future

[caption id="attachment_16331" align="alignright" width="205"] Serena Valdivia[/caption] Supporting JA students doesn’t mean that you have to present JA programs in the classroom or volunteer at JA Finance Park. There are many...

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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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