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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

When: Thursday, October 4
Where: The Chicago History Museum
Time: 5:00 - 8:00pm

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: Friday, May 18, 2018
Where: Arlington Park in Arlington Heights
Time: 2:15-7:15pm

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 13, 2018
Where: Cog Hill Golf & Country Club in Lemont, IL
Time: 7:30am - 4:00pm

Since 1982, golfers from all over the Chicago area have come together to support our mission.

Divisional Events

12th Annual DuPage Board of Directors' Fundraiser - JAzz Night

12th Annual DuPage Board of Directors' Fundraiser - JAzz Night

When: Thursday, February 28, 2019
Where: Arrowhead Golf Club: 26W151 Butterfield Rd.,Wheaton, IL 60189
Time: 6:00-9:00

Please join us for a fundraiser benefiting Junior Achievement's financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship programs in DuPage County!

For questions, please contact  Danielle Costello at 630-420-5184 or dcostello@jachicago.org

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