Partner Profile: Western Union

April 26, 2013 8:52 pm

Western Union has teamed up with JA to help fulfill the company’s mission of enriching the lives of people around the world by en­­­hancing their economic opportunities. We are perfect partners! In fact, Western Union recently launched a global partnership with JA Worldwide and is exploring how to partner with JA in countries like Morocco, Hong… Read More

Volunteer Joy Hall Teaches High School Students Success Skills

April 26, 2013 8:21 pm

Think speaking in front of high school students is scary? Think again. Joy Hall from Wells Fargo has conquered this feat for five years, bringing her colleagues to volunteer with juniors at the Denver School of Science and Technology. The Wells Fargo employees take students through JA Success Skills lessons as training for a workplace… Read More

“I fell in love with business and everything that comes with it”

April 25, 2013 9:37 pm

Like all teenagers at the age of 15, I was slightly irritated at the fact that my parents had dragged me to a summer camp that I was originally not interested in. However, my irritation was only temporary and most definitely forgotten by the end of the eventful week. Two years later, I realize that… Read More

JA Celebrates National Volunteer Week

April 22, 2013 5:32 pm

As Junior Achievement celebrates National Volunteer Week (April 21-27), we would like to recognize and honor the 5,000 local JA volunteers who are delivering relevant, experiential JA programs to students in our community. Our volunteers are at the heart of everything we do! Without the dedication and support of all of our volunteers, we would… Read More

Del Frisco’s Patio Grand Opening Party to Benefit JA

April 15, 2013 5:13 pm

On May 3rd from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m., Del Frisco’s will host a special patio opening party to benefit JA. Tickets are $100 and include cocktails and appetizers. One hundred percent of the ticket sales will help support JA’s entrepreneurship, financial literacy and work readiness programs. Each guest will be entered into a drawing to… Read More

Money Smart Colorado Week: April 20-27, 2013

April 15, 2013 3:21 pm

As the economy begins to recover, many people are beginning to look for ways to bolster their savings accounts and prepare for the future including retirement, college and investing. However, many Coloradans don’t know where to begin or may not feel confident about their financial know-how after the recent economic crisis. Now, consumers of any… Read More

Local JA Students Benefit from Sam’s Club

April 11, 2013 2:44 pm

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. has received a $15,000 grant to support its entrepreneurship programs in local schools. Sam’s Club presented the grant in support of its focus on youth entrepreneurship education. “Knowledge of the free enterprise system, its benefits to citizens and its relationship to job creation is important for our young people,” commented Robin Wise, president… Read More

“A whole new perspective on the world”

April 6, 2013 4:52 pm

JA has impacted my life in lots of ways. JA has taught me things like zones in cities, how banks work, and how communities work. If it weren’t for that, I would not even know a third of the things today. I have had a JA employee come too my class every year since kindergarten… Read More

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