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JA of Central Iowa EVENTS

At JA of Central Iowa, 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!

JA Stock Market Challenge

JA Stock Market Challenge

When: April 9, 2019
Where: John Deere Financial Conference Center

The JA Stock Market Challenge is an exciting, fast-paced competition that provides high school students the opportunity to partcipate in a day of simulated stock trading. Students participate in 60, one minute trading days where they learn to buy and sell sticlks with analysis and risk. Celebrating its 12th year in 2019 and hosted at John Deere Financial Confreence Center in Johnston. For more information on sponsorship opportunities please contact Katie Vine, Community Impact Manager at 515.279.9602 ext. 219 or katie@jacentraliowa.org 

JA Golf Classic

JA Golf Classic

When: August 12, 2019
Where: Des Moines Golf & Country Club

This JA golf event is a fun-filled afternoon of networking where companies can bring employees for team building or host clients and prospects, while supporting community role models.

For more information on sponsorship opportunities please contact Katie Vine, Community Impact Manager at 515.279.9602 ext. 219 or katie@jacentraliowa.org 

JA Bowl-A-Thon

JA Bowl-A-Thon

When: Fall 2019
Where: Air Lanes Bowling, Des Moines, IA

Through sponsorships and virtual fundraising, this event presents an opportunity for businesses, individuals and organizations to gather and build camaraderie while networking with one another during a fun session of afternoon bowling. The JA Bowl-A-Thon committee, along with JA of Central Iowa staff and peer to peer fundraising, raise funds that will provide programs to local students in financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship education.

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