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Press Releases from Junior Achievement of North Florida (7 total)

Junior Achievement of North Florida Welcomes New Board Chair

Jacksonville, Fla., June 29, 2020 – Junior Achievement of North Florida is pleased to announce Mary Ann Callahan is the new chair of the board of directors. Callahan will take over the leadership role on July 1. She has previously served on the executive committee as vice-chair and secretary. “Junior Achievement is fortunate to have someone of the caliber of Mary Ann Callahan take over the reins of the board of

Junior Achievement of North Florida Hosts 11th Annual $mart Women Make Change

Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 11, 2019 – Junior Achievement of North Florida will be celebrating women and girls at the $mart Women Make Change event on Nov. 4. This is the 11th year for this signature event which benefits the JA Girl$ program, but this year it has a new look and feel. Instead of the typical luncheon and program of year’s past, this will be a more casual evening reception

Junior Achievement of North Florida receives $120,800 grant from The Jim Moran F …

Jacksonville, Fla., July 22, 2019 – Junior Achievement (JA) of North Florida has been awarded a grant totaling $120,800 from The Jim Moran Foundation toward its JA Eating Healthy on a Budget program for the 2019-2020 school year and summer. The program is administered at the JA Financial Literacy Center in New Town to third-grade students throughout Duval County. “We are so appreciative to The Jim Moran Foundation for this generous

Junior Achievement of North Florida has received a Challenge Grant from the Delo …

Jacksonville, Fla., July 1, 2019 – Junior Achievement of North Florida is pleased to announce they have received a challenge grant from the Delores Barr Weaver Fund. Mrs. Weaver has offered the $35,000 1:1 challenge grant to celebrate the organization’s 56 years of service and going forward. The nonprofit organization is now asking for the public to help them meet this challenge. JA of North Florida must raise $35,000 and

Junior Achievement of North Florida has released their 2019 ROI

Jacksonville, Fla., May 28, 2019 – Junior Achievement of North Florida has released their 2019 ROI, which is a document that shows the results of their survey of JA program participants. Every other year, the nonprofit organization surveys students, teachers and volunteers who take part in the JA programs in Duval County. The results from the recent report show overwhelmingly that JA programs work. “We want to reach more students each

Junior Achievement of North Florida Celebrated 100 Years of Service at the Hall …

Jacksonville, Fla., May 14, 2019 – Junior Achievement of North Florida hosted their annual Hall of Fame luncheon where they celebrated 100 years of JA as they handed out awards for volunteerism, corporate volunteerism, chairmanship and also added a new member to the prestigious group of Thompson S. Baker “Solid As A Rock” award recipients. Students who participate in JA programs were the emcees for the event and kept the

Junior Achievement of North Florida Hosts Hall of Fame Luncheon, a Celebration o …

Jacksonville, Fla., April 30, 2019 – Junior Achievement of North Florida will be hosting their annual Hall of Fame luncheon on May 14, 2019. The event is part of the organization’s celebration of their 100 years of service and adds another name to the elite group of people who have received the Thompson S. Baker “Solid As A Rock” Award. This year Darnell Smith, Florida Blue’s market president for the

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