Category: Volunteers

June 27, 2017

Witnessing opportunity and liberation emerge

When I was in my 20s, my Mom retired from teaching accounting at the University of Colorado and joined the Peace Corps. As you might know, the Peace Corps assigns...

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June 26, 2017

The Students Keep Me Coming Back to JA Business Week

By: Joe Acker, JA Business Week Company Advisor Several years ago, I received an email regarding the need for judges at a Junior Achievement summer competition.  Without really knowing what...

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May 22, 2017

JE Dunn VP Mike Tilbury leads charge for JA

[caption id="attachment_14893" align="alignleft" width="180"] Mike Tilbury, VP of JE Dunn Construction[/caption] There are countless ways to support Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA), and JE Dunn, a JA partner for more than...

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March 30, 2017

Volunteering is a Family Matter for U.S. Bank Executive

Whether it’s teaching young people about money management for Junior Achievement, or donning a stylish turkey helmet to run in the annual Turkey Trot to benefit Mile High United Way,...

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March 22, 2017

Local JA Leader Receives National Honor

[caption id="attachment_14679" align="alignleft" width="250"] Sandy Rote (center), with JA USA President Jack Kosakowski and JA-Rocky Mountain President Robin Wise[/caption] We are proud to announce that Sandy Rothe, partner for Deloitte,...

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March 21, 2017

Thank You Volunteers!

Volunteers embody the heart of JA. Thank you for being part of our JA family!

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February 28, 2017

Kaiser Permanente’s JA coordinator leads long-term school partnership

[caption id="attachment_14613" align="alignright" width="300"] Kim Klein helped establish Kaiser Permanente's partnership with Wheeling Elementary School in 2009[/caption] The partnership began in 2009, and it’s only gotten stronger thanks to the...

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January 30, 2017

Opportunities for young professionals in making a positive impact

Dave Ettenger of Bow River Capital Partners is Chair of the JA Engage Board I volunteer with Junior Achievement at South High. While there a few weeks ago, I was...

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January 23, 2017

Partners in life make dynamic duo in the classroom

[caption id="attachment_14497" align="alignright" width="400"] Ron and Derenny Weil are extraordinary JA volunteers, sharing passion and inspiration with Denver-area students[/caption] For 42 years, Ron and Derenny Weil have done everything together –...

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