All proceeds of our annual events go to benefit JA of Western CT students and ensure they have access to our invaluable programs. Whether you prefer the sophistication of the Golf Invitational or the hustle and bustle of your local bowling alley, JA has an event for you! For more information, please contact Julia DeMeo at (203) 382-0180, email@example.com
. We look forward to your participation!
Dr. George R. Dunbar 2012 Free Enterprise Hall of Fame
October 10th, 2012
Junior Achievement of Western Connecticut inaugurated the Free Enterprise Hall of Fame in 1977 to recognize area business leaders who personify the ideals of free enterprise and who thereby are role models for the students we serve. Then as now, honorees have been outstanding individuals who demonstrate business excellence, vision and innovation, inspiring leadership and community mindedness.
Since 1977, seventy outstanding business leaders have been inducted into the Free Enterprise Hall of Fame. That number continues to grow as we will celebrate our seventeenth Hall of Fame on October 10, 2012. Click here for more information.
Junior Achievement's 2012 "Bowl for Kids" Bowl-A-Thon
November 3rd and 10th
Score a strike for our kids, support your community and have a blast raising funds for JA. Team building & spirit- form a company bowling team.Volunteer to be part of a 5+ person bowling team. Secure at least $100 per adult bowler and you’re ready to bowl! Each bowler is entitled to multiple games of bowling, shoe rental and great prizes! Brand recognition through tee shirt and other sponsorships. Click here for more information.
JA High School Business Challenge
March 15th, 2013
An exciting educational competition giving high school students the opportunity to demonstrate their decision-making skills and core competencies as they relate to business situations on a global scale. Knowledge is power…and that is exactly what it takes to win this educational competition! The business world is competitive by nature, and given the recent events in our global economy, students now more than ever, need the acute skills and knowledge to effectively succeed in this new global marketplace. This competition requires students to analyze situations, apply information under pressure, chart and interpret data, build consensus, make decisions, solve mathematical problems and work together as a team. Students make a series of business-related decisions and learn problem-solving, critical thinking, and business strategy skills. Click here for more information.
Junior Achievement's Annual Golf Invitational
June 3rd, 2013
Held at the prestigious Greenwich Country Club, JA’s 12th Annual Golf Invitational allows golfers to experience this exquisite course and venue. All the while you are helping to support Junior Achievement's efforts to partner business and education for the enhancement of life skills and economic literacy among youth. As one of our major fundraising events of the year, the tournament helps us deliver JA programs to over 22,000 elementary, middle and high school students in our area. Click here for more information.