JA Events - Junior Achievement of Chicago

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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: TBD Fall 2018
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. We're now accepting nominations for our 2018 Laureates!

JA Day at the Races

JA Day at the Races

When: Friday, May 18, 2018
Where: Arlington Park in Arlington Heights
Time: TBD

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

11th Annual DuPage Board of Directors' Fundraiser

11th Annual DuPage Board of Directors' Fundraiser

When: February 8, 2018
Where: BP Corporate Lakeside Café 150 W. Warrenville Rd., Bld 601, Naperville IL 60563
Time: 6:00-9:00 PM

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

JA Northwest Indiana Prom Night

JA Northwest Indiana Prom Night

When: February 23, 2018
Where: Avalon Manor, Merrillville
Time: 6:00-9:00 PM

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

To pay by check, or for more information about sponsorships and tickets, please contact Gina Fezler at gina.fezler@bankatfirst.com. For questions regarding the registration process, please contact Katie Hobgood at khobgood@jachicago.org.

JA Western Division Top Golf Event

JA Western Division Top Golf Event

When: March 15, 2018
Where: 3211 Odyssey Court, Naperville, IL
Time: 6:00-8:30 PM

Come celebrate empowering over 85,000 local students in more than 3,800 JA classrooms! Join over 200 professionals, educators and JA students for an evening of golf, networking, cocktails and delicious food. Proceeds from 3rd Annual Fundraiser will benefit local JA students. Click here to learn more about the event!
 
 

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