Special Events


Junior Achievement of Eastern North Carolina sponsors several events throughout the year.

​Upcoming Events:


October 7, 2017


Raleigh Children's Business Fair

Saturday, October 7, 2017

2:30 - 4:30 p.m. 

The Commons at North Hills (North Hills Shopping Center in Midtown Raleigh)


JA of Eastern NC is excited to partner with the John William Pope Foundation for the second Raleigh Children's Business Fair to be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. at The Commons at North Hills. 

Community members are invited to attend this free event and shop the 40+ youth-led businesses.  Booths for the fair were offered first-come, first-serve to local children ages 6-14.  Each business is operated solely by children, using their own ideas, marketing strategies, and profit strategy.  Products offered during the Fair will include jewelry, home decor, crafts, and baked goods. Come shop to support youth entrepreneurship!



October 24, 2017

NC Funniest Accountant Competition

Evening Sponsor

Delta Air Lines 


NC Funniest Accountant Competition will be:

October 24th (8:00 pm) – Goodnight's Comedy Club!

Benefiting the kids of Junior Achievement!


Please join in the fun and spread the word – the funniest of accounting-financial professionals compete and raise funds for JA of Eastern NC

Are you or someone you know interested in participating?  Email us at bebee@jaoenc.org or call me at 919 821-2100 to learn more.





February 10, 2018



12th Annual Valentines Vegas Gala

Presenting Sponsor

Delta Air Lines 

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Prestonwood Country Club

This black-tie optional evening gives you the chance to enjoy the night out without the hassle of dinner reservations - and it's much more fun than just a dinner date. Besides you may be a lucky winner (bidder) of a gift certificate with Valentine's Day reservations to one the area's fine restaurants.  You will also have the comfort of knowing your enjoyable evening makes a difference for the kids benefiting from JA's business and economic education programs! Dinner, drinks, casino-style games, silent auction, fabulous DJ and dancing - much more.  For more information call 919 821 2100 or email dena@jaoenc.org