Category: News

February 8, 2022

Who Are the Underbanked, and Why Does Banking Matter?

According to a 2019 report by the Federal Reserve, 22% of American adults are either unbanked or underbanked. This means that more than 56 million adults in the U.S. lack...

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August 13, 2021

Junior Achievement Sells Lodo Offices to Denver Metro Chamber for $5.1 Million, Plans New $17 Million Facility in Denver Tech Center

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain closed on a sale of its floor located at 1445 Market Street, the organization announced today. The floor was sold for $5.1 million to the Denver Metro...

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March 24, 2020

2020 JA-Rocky Mountain Educator & Volunteer of the Year Award Nominees, presented by TIAA

Each year, Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA) invites the community to nominate educators and volunteers for the JA Educator of the Year Award and JA Volunteer of the Year Award,...

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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 18, 2019

Junior Achievement Welcomes Kelly Latterman as Routt County District Manager

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain is thrilled to welcome Kelly Latterman as its new District Manager for Routt County.  A Steamboat resident, Latterman will work directly with local schools and oversee Junior...

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September 13, 2019

Twenty-five years of leadership and learning with JA-Rocky Mountain Executive Vice President, Kristi Shaffer

Kristi Shaffer, Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA) Executive Vice President, wakes up every morning at 4. She’s the first to arrive at her workout class, then she walks into the...

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June 19, 2019

2019 JA Volunteer, Advocate, and Educator Award Recipients

Each year, Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA) formally recognizes outstanding JA champions who embrace the JA mission and go above and beyond to make JA a positive and powerful experience for...

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May 30, 2019

State Farm and Junior Achievement Collaborate for Northern Colorado Youth

State Farm announced today that they are contributing $10,000 to Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) to provide financial education programs to middle and high school students in Larimer and Weld counties...

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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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