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March 6, 2017

Colorado Nonprofit Association Honors JA-Rocky Mountain President Robin Wise

Today, Colorado Nonprofit Association hosted its annual Colorado Nonprofit Week Awards Luncheon in downtown Denver. This signature awards ceremony brought together community, nonprofit and business leaders to recognize seven individuals...

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February 28, 2017

Kaiser Permanente’s JA coordinator leads long-term school partnership

Kim Klein helped establish Kaiser Permanente's partnership with Wheeling Elementary School in 2009 The partnership began in 2009, and it’s only gotten stronger thanks to the leadership of Kim Klein. ...

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February 27, 2017

Mental trickery wreaks havoc on college planning

March traditionally is the snowiest month of the year in Colorado. We know this! In our eagerness to welcome spring, however, we often forget. We plant seeds, pack away our...

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January 30, 2017

Find and Share Your Passion

February is best known for Valentine’s Day, but did you know that this month has many other “holidays” including Umbrella Day, National Gum Drop Day, Tell a Fairy Tale Day,...

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Opportunities for young professionals in making a positive impact

Dave Ettenger of Bow River Capital Partners is Chair of the JA Engage Board I volunteer with Junior Achievement at South High. While there a few weeks ago, I was...

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January 23, 2017

Partner companies needed to host STEM job shadow experiences

Students participate in a JA Job Shadow at EnCana in 2015. Photo courtesy of the Denver Business Journal According to the Colorado Department of Labor, at least 20% of all...

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Partners in life make dynamic duo in the classroom

Ron and Derenny Weil are extraordinary JA volunteers, sharing passion and inspiration with Denver-area students For 42 years, Ron and Derenny Weil have done everything together – launched and run successful...

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January 1, 2017

You: a gift worth sharing

It’s 2017! And as the new year beams brightly ahead of us, I’m happily reflecting on the holidays and the many gifts shared with friends and family. Some were practical...

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December 22, 2016

Happy Holidays from Junior Achievement

Wishing you a bright and joyful holiday season! And a brilliant and inspiring new year!

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