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Tag: entrepreneurship

November 12, 2020

JA Goes Live with First Entrepreneur Summit

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain hosted its first-ever live virtual programmatic event for teens on November 10. The JA Entrepreneur Summit brought together three founders of innovative startups to inspire young people...

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October 2, 2017

Starting Things Up

Fall typically is a time of dormancy – trees lose their leaves, days are shorter and we all prepare for winter. In other words, it’s sweater weather! At JA, however,...

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June 29, 2016

You may need to remind yourself: These are high school students on summer vacation

[caption id="attachment_13608" align="alignleft" width="500"] Charles Bogenberger with JA Business Week Company A[/caption] A volunteer exclaimed, “Speaking with these students today has completely changed my outlook on the next generation.”  This...

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January 4, 2016

The highest form of charity

As I reflect on 2015, my thoughts come back to a recent experience I had, unfortunately, while attending the funeral service of one of our incredible Colorado Business Hall of...

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October 2, 2015

Building on Colorado’s entrepreneurial legacy

As the city basks in the success of another tremendous Denver Startup Week, it is evident that an entrepreneurial spirit is part of our identity as Coloradoans. Our state was...

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December 1, 2014

Expanding students’ ability to flourish & achieve earned success

The American Dream: that magic combination of grit, self-reliance and optimism that has spurred entrepreneurial achievement and improved the quality of life for millions in our country. To have the...

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January 8, 2014

A simple way to support Peyton Manning & JA at the same time!

The NFL announced that quarterback Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos is a finalist for the FedEx Air NFL Player of the Year, an honor he won last year. Until...

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October 31, 2013

Local JA students benefit from Sam’s Club

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. has received a $16,000 grant to support its entrepreneurship programs in 15 local Denver-area classrooms. Sam’s Club presented the grant in support of its focus on youth entrepreneurship...

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June 26, 2013

Jessica Mason Empowers Teenagers at JA Business Week

[caption id="attachment_4902" align="alignleft" width="198"] Jessica Mason[/caption] What happens when you mix 13 diverse high school teenagers from across Colorado with one adult volunteer mentor and ask them to complete a...

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