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JA of Chicago EVENTS

At JA of Chicago, 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 Bowl-a-Thon

JA Bowl-a-Thon

When: You decide!
Where: A local Bowling Alley

Junior Achievement's year-round Bowl-A-Thon events bring together thousands of business professionals who represent over 40 Chicago companies to raise awareness and funds for JA.

Chicago Business Hall of Fame

Chicago Business Hall of Fame

Where: Wintrust's Grand Banking Hall in Chicago
Time: 5:30PM - 8:30PM

In this prestigious event, Junior Achievement will be honoring influential, visionary leaders from the business community that have made a significant impact, created new opportunities, and elevated the educational landscape for youth in their communities in regards to financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work-readiness. 

JA Day at the Races

JA Day at the Races

When: Spring 2021
Where: Arlington Park in Arlington Heights
Time: 2:15PM-7:00PM

Join us for a day at the race track at Arlington Park to support JA. 

JA of Chicago Golf Outing

JA of Chicago Golf Outing

When: Monday, August 17, 2020
Where: TBD

Since 1982, golfers from all over the Chicago area have come together to support our mission. Spend the day enjoying golf, networking, dinner & cocktails, and an exciting auction - all to benefit Junior Achievement of Chicago's 620,000 students!

For Questions, please contact Flannery Chapman at 312-715-1300 x260 or fchapman@jachicago.org

Divisional Events

Fogo de Chão Fundraiser

Fogo de Chão Fundraiser

When: Check back soon for 2020's date!

Fogo de Chão is opening its doors to help support Junior Achievement of Chicago by offering a special JA Churrasco Dinner Package. $60 per adult dinner package ($25 benefits JA) and $30 per child ($10 benefits JA) from guests who make a reservation through JA will benefit the organization.
 
JA Dinner Package includes:
  • Unlimited service of fire-roasted meats carved tableside
  • Gourmet Market Table & Feijoada Bar
  • Authentic Brazilian Side Dishes
  • Glass of wine, beer or specialty cocktail
  • Non-alcoholic beverages
  • Dessert
 
RSVP Required. Please RSVP for this special event by contacting Maria Ramos at 312.715.1300 x234 or mramos@jachicago.org

JA Northern Division TopGolf Event

JA Northern Division TopGolf Event

When: Check back for 2021 event details!
Where: Schaumburg TopGolf, 2050 Progress Parkway, Schaumburg, IL 60196
Time: 6:00PM-9:30PM

Join us for the JA Northern Division Topgolf Event for an evening of golf, networking, food and drink!

Proceeds will benefit and empower local JA students!

 

 
 

Central Division Board of Directors' Wine Tasting

Central Division Board of Directors' Wine Tasting

When: Check back for event details!
Where: One South Wacker, Tenant Lounge, 28th Floor
Time: 5:30PM-8:30PM

Junior Achievement of Chicago's Central Division Board of Directors presents its Annual Wine Tasting Event, featuring networking, beer samples and light appetizers.
 
For more information contact:
Tiffany Mays, Director of Operations
312-715-1300 x238
tmays@jachicago.org

DuPage Board of Directors' Fundraiser

DuPage Board of Directors' Fundraiser

When: Check back for 2021 event details!
Where: Seven Bridges Golf Club
Time: 6:00PM-9:00 PM

Open Bar, Gourmet Food Stations, and Live Jazz

 

JA Prom Gala

JA Prom Gala

When: Check back for 2021 event details!
Where: Avalon Manor, Merrillville, IN
Time: 6:00PM

A fundraiser benefiting Junior Achievement's financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship programs in Northwest Indiana.

 

JA Western Division TopGolf Event

JA Western Division TopGolf Event

When: Check back for 2021 event details!
Where: Naperville Topgolf, Naperville, IL
Time: 5:00PM-8:00PM

Come celebrate empowering over 100,000 local students in more than 5,300 JA classrooms!

Join over 250 professionals, educators and JA students for an evening of golf, networking, cocktails and delicious food.

 

JA Will County Board Go-Kart Fundraiser

JA Will County Board Go-Kart Fundraiser

When: Check back for 2021 event details!
Where: Accelerate Indoor Speedway, Mokena, IL
Time: 4:00PM-6:00PM

Join us to support JA for an exhilarating evening of go-kart racing, appetizers and dessert!

For questions, please contact Amy Youngberg at 630-577-7628 or ayoungberg@jachicago.org. 

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