Category: Partners

May 8, 2019

Former Teacher Reconnects with Her Passion through JA Company Partnership

JA volunteer and Lockton employee, Monique Auriemma (back, right), teaches JA in a Day to an elementary school class Monique Auriemma’s love for volunteering with Junior Achievement (JA) began in...

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May 6, 2019

4th Graders Get a Closer Look at Colorado Resources through Partnership with CRED

Junior Achievement’s fourth grade program introduces students to entrepreneurship and how entrepreneurs use resources to produce goods and services in a region. As students operate a mock hot dog stand,...

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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 17, 2019

JA Students Practice for the Real World in Mock Job Interviews with Western Union

What makes Junior Achievement programs so effective is the connection to the real-world students get to experience from volunteer mentors, both in the classroom and in immersive programs. Recently, students...

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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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March 4, 2019

Hands-On Activities at Otter Products Headquarters Help JA High School Students Become Career-Ready

Otter Products volunteers Paola Sera, Valerie Mireles and Stephanie Alas Last week at the Otter Products headquarters in Fort Collins, a group of teenagers twirled green pipe cleaners into each...

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September 26, 2018

State Farm® and Junior Achievement Collaborate for Northern Colorado Youth

Long-time Junior Achievement supporter State Farm provides financial support, volunteers State Farm recently contributed $10,000 to Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA). The contribution directly support JA’s financial education programs for K-12...

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August 23, 2018

American Furniture Warehouse Partnership Helping Thousands of Students Learn Financial Responsibility

Imagine you were able to practice being an adult before you actually became one. Do you wish you had a greater understanding of taxes or insurance? Maybe you wish you had...

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