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September 24, 2012

2013 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Inductees

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. and the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce are pleased to announce the 2013 inductees into the Colorado Business Hall of Fame representing the Colorado’s most distinguished...

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“My contributions have been worthwhile”

One of the newest members of the JA Apple Society is Brent Geist, dedicated volunteer from FirstBank, who has been giving his time to help high school students since 2007....

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September 21, 2012

Jamba Juice stores feature winning smoothie flavor concocted by JA Business Week Students

During September, all Colorado Jamba Juice locations are serving the sweet taste of success with Big Bang Berry, a smoothie flavor concocted by the winning team of high school students who...

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August 30, 2012

Partner Profile: Jackson National Life Insurance Company

During the 2011/12 school year, Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc.'s dedicated force of 4,730 volunteers inspired and empowered 105,354 students in 494 schools in Metro Denver, Northern Colorado and Wyoming to own...

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Winning Student Companies Named at JA Business Week

06/18/2012 During JA Business Week (June 10 to 15), students competed on Apprentice-style projects for Jamba Juice, State Farm Insurance, and the Microsoft Store (see details about projects here). On...

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Beyond the Summer Job: Creating Experiences with Lasting Benefits for Teens

07/06/2012 School is out and summer jobs are in. But are they? Unfortunately, the job market for teens has nearly evaporated in the past decade. Once a time to get...

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Junior Achievement Receives $50,000 from the Walmart Foundation to Assist with Preparing and Inspiring Young People to Thrive in the 21st Century Workplace

07/20/2012 Junior Achievement received a $50,000 contribution from the Walmart Foundation to assist with providing JA’s proven programs to middle and high school students in low income schools throughout Colorado....

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August 8, 2012

Volunteer Inspires Latino Students to Pursue Dreams

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...

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August 2, 2012

Grants Received from Xcel Energy & The UPS Foundation

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...

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