Junior Achievement

Type: Organization
Name: Junior Achievement
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

70 teams have registered for Bowl-A-Thon

About 70 teams have registered for this weekend’s 24th annual Bowl-A-Thon to benefit Junior Achievement of Tyler, but teams can still sign up and take part, Jim Guay, executive director, said Tuesday.The event will run Friday and Saturday at Green Acres ... [Published Tyler Morning Telegraph - 8 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Students and stocks a good mix at Belmont

Most of the students in Tom Grainger’s Business Education 10 class at Belmont secondary are staring intently at their computer monitors.Entranced by the very fluid nature of business stock prices – every minute or so the figures change, based on trading ... [Published Victoria News - 9 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Money Management Training At R.I. Elementary

Junior Achievement is teaching money management to area kids. In Rock Island at France Willard Elementary, kids have been learning all year about ways to manage money.They were taught about why they should have a savings account and why they need to be ... [Published KWQC - 12 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Junior Achievement of Berks County and Lehigh Valley is going out of business

READING, Pa. - April 30.The "extremely difficult but necessary" decision to cease operations has been made by the organization's board of directors."Unfortunately, we find ourselves in the same position as other non-profit and for-profit organizations ... [Published WFMZ-TV Online - 14 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Masons recognize local students for academic achievement

The Marysville Freemasons' Junior Achievement Night on April 15 honored 24 Marysville and Lakewood students.Christopher AnderssonStudents from the Lakewood School District and Marysville School District were recognized by the Marysville Freemasons during ... [Published North County Outlook - 14 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Junior Achievement hits the greens to help kids

Press release submitted by Junior Achievement of the Heartland own their economic success.Jim Victor Junior Achievement Golf ClassicMonday, May 5, 2014Moline, IL - Grab your golf clubs and participate in the Jim Victor JA Golf Classic on May 5, 2014. ... [Published Quad-Cities Online - 16 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

CONTAGIOUS ENTHUSIASM: Smith partners with Junior Achievement for more than 20 years

By Terry Smith, a Whitley County resident and volunteer with Junior Achievement, speaks to a classroom of first graders at Coesse Elementary School. Post & Mail photo / Brett MyersCOLUMBIA CITY — Children in Whitley County look forward to classroom visits ... [Published The Post & Mail - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

It's Your Business: Neal Communities sales surpass 125 at Reflection Lakes

Neal Communities has closed on the sale of 129 home sites with lake and preserve views in the gated community of Reflection Lakes, off Collier Boulevard east of Naples, company officials said.The 129 home sites consist of 16 villa sites and 113 single-family ... [Published Naples Daily News - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Study: Boys More Likely to Get Allowance Than Girls

A new survey on teens and money says that boys are more likely to get an allowance than girls, which experts say is disappointing because an allowance is a good tool to learn money management. NY1's Tara Lynn Wagner filed the following report.We often ... [Published NY1 - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Junior Achievement seeks volunteers

12:00 AMDARTMOUTH — Junior Achievement of Southern Massachusetts is seeking volunteers to teach classes in Bristol County and Southern Plymouth County during their spring session. Volunteers will educate students about free enterprise, financial literacy, ... [Published Dartmouth & Westport Chronicle - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Archer Daniels Midland, Junior Achievement host JA Titan competition

On Friday, April 25 Central Illinois High School Students will compete in JA Titan, an online business simulation from Junior Achievement.   Each member of the top two winning teams will receive a scholarship to the college of his or her choice. $6,000 ... [Published East Peoria Times Courier - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Ledcor Group invests in Junior Achievement for Northern Alberta and B.C. Students

$200,000 commitment over five years to support Junior Achievement youth business education programs in both regions. The contribution will support the expansion of the JA Company Program to ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]

Quotes

"It shows kids how they put money into an account, how they get money out of the account and why they have to do both and it helps them understand wants versus needs" Junior Achievement president Barbara VenHorst said
"Unfortunately, we find ourselves in the same position as other non-profit and for-profit organizations that have had to make similar choices due to the challenging economic environment." said Tom Minick, board chairman, in a statement
"Crystal Lodge has been part of Marysville for some 113 years now," said Mason and master of ceremonies for the night Daniel Harper. "[The lodge] has been a supporter of our local teachers and students such as this, the Junior Awards Achievement Night, scholarship programs and outreach programs."
...financial decisions, including volunteers from banks, other private and public companies and a lot of help from the school system," she said. "This is a fantastic opportunity for kids to get real-world experience and help to make wise financial decisions for their future."

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Students are CEOs for a day at business challenge [Published Wisconsin Rapids Tribune - 3 hours ago]
70 teams have registered for Bowl-A-Thon [Published Tyler Morning Telegraph - 8 hours ago]
AISD schools bank on cash classes [Published Amarillo Globe News - 8 hours ago]
Students and stocks a good mix at Belmont [Published Victoria News - 9 hours ago]
JA BizTowns Opens 21Alive/NBC33/WOWO Broadcast ... [Published Indiana News Center - 11 hours ago]
Money Management Training At R.I. Elementary [Published KWQC - 12 hours ago]
Junior Achievement of Berks County and Lehigh V... [Published WFMZ-TV Online - 14 hours ago]
Masons recognize local students for academic ac... [Published North County Outlook - 14 hours ago]
Junior Achievement hits the greens to help kids [Published Quad-Cities Online - 16 hours ago]
CONTAGIOUS ENTHUSIASM: Smith partners with Juni... [Published The Post & Mail - 19 hours ago]
Budgeting money is focus of Finance Park at Gar... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Apr 22 2014]
It's Your Business: Neal Communities sales surp... [Published Naples Daily News - Apr 22 2014]
Study: Boys More Likely to Get Allowance Than G... [Published NY1 - Apr 22 2014]
Junior Achievement seeks volunteers [Published Dartmouth & Westport Chronicle - Apr 22 2014]
Allianz Life Supplies More Than 13K Volunteer H... [Published Individual.com - Apr 22 2014]
Jessup and Segars Receive Algernon Sydney Sulli... [Published MidlandsBiz - Apr 22 2014]
URC Sponsors INJAZ-Kuwait's Company Program in ... [Published Zawya.com - Apr 22 2014]
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Business: St. Luke’s Hospital named for Outstan... [Published Newsmagazine Network - Apr 21 2014]
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Help Kids Brush Up on Finances [Published Credit Union Magazine - Apr 21 2014]
No. 5 in large companies: Charles Schwab [Published Indianapolis Star - Apr 20 2014]
Senior Birthday: Stanley Ryckman [Published Mansfield News Journal - Apr 20 2014]
Ring Elementary School Students Benefit From RO... [Published Jamestown Post-Journal - Apr 20 2014]
Junior Achievement Inspires Students at Shrevep... [Published Shreveport Times - Apr 20 2014]
Changing Scene April 20 [Published Post Star - Apr 20 2014]
Business Calendar [Published Stevens Point Journal - Apr 19 2014]
Business briefs: Doescher appointed president/C... [Published Stevens Point Journal - Apr 19 2014]
Op-ed: Time to take a swing at financial literacy [Published Salt Lake Tribune - Apr 19 2014]
April 30: Diamond Challenge final round [Published University of Delaware - Apr 18 2014]
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New Survey Reveals Gender Gap Among Teens Plann... [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 10 2014]
Junior Achievement USA® and The Allstate Foundation survey also indicates more girls are considering different options for higher education due to the rising cost of education SOURCE: Allstate Foundation DESCRIPTION: Colorado Springs, Colo., April ...
New Survey Reveals Gender Gap Among Teens Plann... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Apr 09 2014]
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement USA® (JA) and The Allstate Foundation's 2014 Teens & Personal Finance Survey reveals a gender gap among teenagers' views and habits on college plans and future earning power. ...
Engaged Giving: American Express's 20 Years of ... [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 09 2014]
SOURCE: America's Charities DESCRIPTION:<p style=""&gt; &gt;&gt; Read More America's Charities Blogs <p style=""&gt;April is Youth Financial Literacy Month.  So it’s only fitting that we feature a partnership between world-renowned financial industry ...
Jo Deblaere, Accenture’s Chief Operating Office... [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 08 2014]
SOURCE: Accenture DESCRIPTION: Brussels, April 8th, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Junior Achievement – Young Enterprise (JA-YE) Europe, Member of JA Worldwide®, welcomes Jo Deblaere, Accenture’s chief operating officer and group chief executive—Europe, as the ...
How To Teach Kids About Money [Published WSJ.com Video - Digits - Apr 04 2014]
Here's how Junior Achievement of New York is teaching children about money. Veronica Dagher reports. ...
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Junior Achievement of Southeast Texas Announces... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Mar 24 2014]
SunTrust Promotes Financial Well-Being Through ... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 21 2014]
Gift from MassMutual to Facilitate Additional J... [Published Financial Services - Jan 14 2014]
Junior Achievement Helps Prepare Houston Studen... [Published Financial Services - Jan 03 2014]
Economical Insurance® support of Junior Achieve... [Published Financial Services - Dec 26 2013]
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