JA Events are so Awesome!
JA of Central Ohio EVENTS
At JA of Central Ohio, 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 Business Hall of Fame
Junior Achievement of Central Ohio's Business Hall of Fame Dinner is an annual event bringing together 450-500 business leaders from around Columbus to honor community leaders in central Ohio. For thirty-one years the Business Hall of Fame has inducted Laureates who demonstrate business excellence, courageous thinking and action, vision and innovation, inspiring leadership, and community mindedness.
"I can't think of a better gift for kids than to prepare them for success in the real world." - Aaron Bahe, Columbus City School Teacher
"I loved being the mayor of JA BizTown. I now have a good understanding of how busy business can be." - Gabbie Schneider, JA BizTown Student
"I loved my job as the CFO! It was so much fun. If I did this everyday it would be great!" - JA BizTown Student
"Kids are capable of more than we know. JA is a great way to demonstrate the real life skills they will all need." JA of Central Ohio Volunteer