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October 17, 2016

Students from mountain communities visit Denver businesses, gain financial know-how

[caption id="attachment_14076" align="alignright" width="311"] Steamboat Middle School students learn about careers and the world of work thanks to Comcast, Noble Energy and Root Sports.[/caption] Throughout the 2016/17 school year, mountain...

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October 3, 2016

A Key JA Lesson: Embrace Your Fears

[caption id="attachment_12762" align="alignright" width="184"] Robin Wise[/caption] It’s the month of ghosts and goblins, trick or treaters and facing those things that go bump in the night. October also means we’re...

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September 29, 2016

Comcast delivers meaningful multi-faceted partnership

[caption id="attachment_14000" align="alignright" width="348"] Comcast volunteer teaches JA Going Global to students at Thornton Middle School[/caption] Most companies have corporate social responsibility objectives, and Junior Achievement (JA) often plays a...

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The many benefits of JA Engage membership

[caption id="attachment_13994" align="alignright" width="250"] More than 70 young professionals attended the JA Engage kickoff event in May 2016 at Infinite Monkey Theorem[/caption] Are you a young professional looking for a...

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September 1, 2016

For work that is real

As we head into the 2016/17 school year, I'm thrilled to celebrate a milestone anniversary as president and CEO of JA-Rocky Mountain. Twenty-five years. It's been an amazing journey. And...

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August 29, 2016

University volunteer learns alongside students

[caption id="attachment_13842" align="alignleft" width="221"] Paulina Cisneros inspires young learners[/caption] Many of us have heard the old adage that the best way to learn something is to teach it. This certainly...

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JA Kick Start Your Future: A Valuable Collaboration for Denver’s Kids

[caption id="attachment_13838" align="alignleft" width="250"] Students identify personality traits during JA Kick Start Your Future[/caption] For a second year, JA-Rocky Mountain partnered with the Denver Police Department, the Denver Mayor's office...

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July 29, 2016

2015/16 JA Bowl-A-Thon Raises More Than $1 Million

[caption id="attachment_13696" align="alignright" width="400"] More than 100 DIRECTV professionals bowl for JA[/caption] It’s no surprise that the JA Bowl-A-Thon is JA-Rocky Mountain’s largest fundraiser of the year and a top...

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JA brings critical learning to today’s education landscape

I enjoy shopping, and I love a good sale. Marketers see me coming from a mile away and do a fabulous job of tempting me with a darling handbag, a...

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