JA of North Florida EVENTS
At JA of North Florida, we host several events throughout the year to raise money to support our programming. These events also engage the community in our efforts to reach students! Whether you'd like to get involved on an individual level or as a business through event sponsorship, we offer several ways for you to support our work while having a great time!
Junior Achievement "Support Local" Golden Ticket
Do YOU have the Golden Ticket? This year's Golden Ticket package will feature gift cards, vouchers and gift certificates to an array of small and local businesses in Jacksonville. Buy your Golden Tickets today and you'll be supporting Junior Achievement and local business owners. For these business owners and entrepreneurs are who our students look up to when they learn about entrepreneurship and starting a business in their JA programs. 100% of proceeds raised will support JA programming and activities in North Florida, and get more young people ready for their futures
JA Hall of Fame
The annual JA Hall of Fame honors the dedication and support that individuals and companies have given to Junior Achievement of North Florida. The event is marked with the presentation of the Thompson S. Baker Award, given to an individual who has influenced business and education in the Jacksonville community.
Junior Achievement of North Florida Golf Classic
The Junior Achievement of North Florida Golf Classic is a high-end tournament for the benefit of Junior Achievement of North Florida, held at prestigious THE PLAYERS Championship Course.
5th Annual Day of the Girl - Virtual
Virtual event -- The in-person event for Day of the Girl was cancelled due to concerns surrounding COVID-19.
A day all about girls! Day of the Girl is a subprogram under the JA Girl$ initiative. JA Girl$ and partner organizations, companies, and local entrepreneurs will facilitate workshops on topics of concern for girls ages 10-15.
JA of North Florida PAST EVENTS
These JA Events have already taken place, but they will be back! If you would like to learn more about them, please email Steve St. Amand or call (904) 398-9944 x228!
YOU have the power to change the lives of the next generation! Each bowler's fundraising goal is $200 (that's $20 from 10 people!). 100% of proceeds benefit Junior Achievement programs serving youth in our area. Just one program can change the course of a young mind. You can make that possible!
JA Topgolf Challenge
$mart Women Make Change!
The JA Girl$ Signature Event $mart Women Make Change! is hosted annually by Junior Achievement of North Florida. 100% of proceeds benefit the JA Girl$ program.
JA Trivia Night
We are rolling the Bowl-A-Thon (canceled due to COVID-19) into a Virtual Trivia Night!! Just like a Bowl-A-Thon, participants will create teams and fundraise through their personal fundraising site towards a team goal. All you need is a team of 5/6 colleagues, a computer, WiFi, your favorite snacks & beverages, and thinking caps!
"Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."
"Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."
"I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."
"I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."