Category: Events

July 6, 2021

New JA Parade of Playhouses Event Coming to Stanley Marketplace July 19 – August 7

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Denver7, and Stanley Marketplace present the Parade of Playhouses display and raffle, July 19 – August 7, 2021. The event features five imaginative children’s playhouses created and...

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November 12, 2020

Colorado Business Hall of Fame Laureates To Be Highlighted on Rocky Mountain PBS

Colorado Business Hall of Fame 2020 inductee, Judith Wagner, accepts her award from two JA students. The Colorado Business Hall of Fame pays tribute to the state’s most distinguished business...

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November 11, 2019

Investing in the future at JA Stock Market Challenge, presented by Wells Fargo

When Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) high school students learn the ins and outs of the global economy, they don’t sit idly in a classroom. They compete in an exciting, realistic...

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September 20, 2019

JA Student Entrepreneurs Take Home $100,000 Grand Prize at Denver Startup Week Pitch Competition

Two JA students brought home the grand prize at Denver Startup Week’s Pitch Competition on Thursday evening, winning a package including cash, products, and services valued at $100,000. High school...

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September 9, 2019

Meet the young entrepreneurs giving adults a run for their money

Nowhere is entrepreneurship more real and exciting for youth than at Denver Startup Week, weeklong event promoting innovation through workshops, presentations, sessions, networking and more. Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA)...

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April 30, 2019

FirstBank Employees are “Banking for Good” Through JA Bowl-A-Thon

FirstBank is one of Junior Achievement’s (JA) champion supporters, instilling and implementing the “banking for good” principles through their community partnerships. Cleve Wortham, member of the JA board of directors...

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April 4, 2019

A Culture of Giving

Justin (back, center) with JA Bowl-A-Thon teammates, the "Punch Pins" For the eighth year in a row, Justin Nelson from SM Energy participated in Junior Achievement (JA) Bowl-A-Thon, JA’s biggest...

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March 25, 2019

Volunteering with JA offers young professional “an opportunity for self-growth”

Matt Aschermann (left) at a young professionals' networking event with JA Engage Volunteers are the backbone of Junior Achievement (JA). They generously offer their time, passion, work and life experience...

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February 25, 2019

JA and Broncos Empower Future Female Leaders

One hundred young women from Denver Public Schools attended the inaugural Girls Empowerment Summit, hosted by Denver Broncos Community Development, where they participated in Junior Achievement (JA) workshops on Personal...

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