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JA of Arkansas EVENTS

At JA of Arkansas, 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!

NWA Gives

NWA Gives

When: Thursday, April 8, 2021
Where: Online Event
Time: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm

NWA Gives joins hands with Non-Profits on a day of Giving! 

It's more important than ever to teach future generations financial literacy and work readiness skills. Let's rally together to support our future generations!

Your donation today inspires tomorrows leaders.

40.1K Virtual Fitness Race

40.1K Virtual Fitness Race

When: April 12 - 23rd, 2021
Where: Online Event

  1. Register: $30
    There you'll be able to log your activity miles and see the leaderboard! Fee includes entry into the race, digital bib and access to the Racery platform.

  2. Log Your Miles: April 12 - 23rd
    Any exercise, anywhere, anytime, alone or with family and friends, indoors or out. Just log your physical activity on the JA Financial Fitness Movement website and it will convert your exercise to mileage.

  3. Get Fit for a Cause
    Winner will get $100 cash! All participants that reach the 25 mile finish line will be entered in a drawing to win one of three gift cards.

JA Bowl-A-Thon

JA Bowl-A-Thon

When: Friday, June 25, 2021
Where: Millennium Bowl, Maumelle
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Swing Fore JA

Swing Fore JA

When: Friday, September 10, 2021
Where: Top Golf in Rogers
Time: 300 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Trivia Bowl

Trivia Bowl

When: Dates Vary - You Choose!
Where: Your Computer!
Time: Times Vary - You Choose!

Get ready for the team building activity you've been looking for... Junior Achievement's Trivia Bowl! Pick your date, time, and theme - we'll do the rest. Great for a company that's moved its operations virtual or has multiple locations

Legacy Award Luncheon

Legacy Award Luncheon

When: May 27th
Where: Heifer International (#1 World Avenue, Little Rock) & Live Streamed
Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm

The Legacy Award Business Luncheon is the largest fundraiser for Junior Achievement investing in 8,400 students in Central Arkansas.
 
The Legacy Award was established in 2008 to honor the visionary leaders who founded Junior Achievement of Arkansas in 1987. Since that time, the Legacy Award hasbeen given to individuals who have displayed exceptional leadership in supporting academic excellence in Arkansas.
 
Additionally, the Nelson Summit Award is bestowed on the company that has shown a deep commitment to educating Arkansas' youth. The award is named after Junior Achievement's founder, Sheffield Nelson.
 
Email Tonya Villines for a table or sponsorship at tvillines@jaark.org.

JA of Arkansas PAST EVENTS

These JA Events have already taken place, but they will be back! If you would like to learn more about them, please contact us!

Turkey Bowl

Turkey Bowl

When: TBD
Where: Millennium Bowl, Maumelle

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