Volunteer Inspires Latino Students to Pursue Dreams

August 8, 2012 11:09 pm

Rocio Acosta is a dynamic Hispanic community member as well as an active Junior Achievement volunteer. An avid supporter of education of young Latinos, she believes education is crucial for them to get ahead and be successful.  Junior Achievement has given Rocio the opportunity to teach students about personal financial literacy and how education will… Read More

Grants Received from Xcel Energy & The UPS Foundation

August 2, 2012 9:24 pm

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. received a $25,000 grant from Xcel Energy and a $7,500 grant from The UPS Foundation.  The grants will fund JA’s work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy programs. Xcel Energy invests in it’s local communities with grants, charitable contributions and volunteer time.  Through its focus area grants, they support nonprofit organizations like Junior Achievement that improve science, technology, engineering, economics… Read More

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