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September 5, 2019    JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT SEEKS CLASSROOM VOLUNTEERS

Salisbury, MDA local nonprofit is seeking classroom volunteers to deliver educational programs on financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. As the school year begins, officials with Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore are encouraging community members to volunteer for hands-on programs that inspire students to live within their means, prepare the world of work and understand the free enterprise system... Read More

August 31, 2019    CLUB LEARNS ABOUT JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT PROGRAM

Cambridge, MD – Jayme Hayes, president of Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore, spoke to the Rotary Club of Cambridge about the works of Junior Achievement and how they have impacted Dorchester County. The Organization covers Talbot, Dorchester, Caroline, Wicomico, Somerset and Worcester counties... Read More

August 19, 2019    GO BACK TO SCHOOL...AS A JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT VOLUNTEER

Eastern Shore, MD - Back-to-school season is here. In the coming days, thousands of area students will be back in the classroom to learn reading, writing, math, and so many other invaluable skills. One experience they may have in their class is a Junior Achievement (JA) program. Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore is seeking classroom volunteers to help students make a connection between what they are learning in school and how it will apply later in life... Read More

July 1, 2019    JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF THE EASTERN SHORE REACHES 9,000 STUDENTS IN 2018-2019

Salisbury, MD - Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore (JAES) is proud to announce that in the 2018-2019 school year its programs reached more than 9,000 students. During the 2018-2019 school year, JAES served 9,448 students in 416 classes with more than 73,000 volunteer hours spent with local students. Its programs were brought to life by 231 volunteers, with funding from more than 200 donors... Read More 

June 20, 2019    JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT CELEBRATES EDUCATION MILESTONE

Salisbury, MD - Junior Achievement celebrated a major milestone, on Thursday, announcing they served almost 9,500 students this past year. Officials say that number is almost 1,500 more students than last year. The non-profit's goal is to bridge the gap between the education and business communities... Read More

May 31, 2019    TALBOT SCHOOLS THANKS COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Easton, MD - Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore was awarded the District Partner of the Year Award. The nonprofit organization is dedicated to educating youth grades K through 12 both public and private on financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship... Read More

May 23, 2019    INAUGURAL BOWL-A-THON A SUCCESS

Easton, MD - Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore (JAES) is proud to announce that its inaugural Bowl-a-Thon, held at Easton Bowling Center on Monday, April 29, raised nearly $19,000 for Mid-Shore students. This is enough to teach 500 students... Read More

May 19, 2019    JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT RAISES MONEY FOR STUDENTS

Easton, MD - Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore raised about $19,000 for Mid-Shore students at its inaugural Bowl-a-Thon. The fundraiser was held at Easton Bowling Center on Monday, April 29, and 96 bowlers from Caroline, Dorchester and Talbot counties participated. The amount raised is enough to teach 500 Mid-Shore students... Read More

March 14, 2019    JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT HOLDS FIRST 'LIFE FAIR' IN SALISBURY

Salisbury, MD - On Tuesday, Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore hosted its inaugural JA Inspire event. Throughout the course of the day, eighth-grade students from Wicomico County schools interacted with the Eastern Shore's top industry professionals to learn about various career paths... Read More

February 19, 2019    LOCAL NONPROFIT WINS TWO NATIONAL AWARDS

Salisbury, MD - The Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore team is proud to announce they have received two national awards from JA USA based on their impact and overall performance. These two new awards come on the tails of their recent Henson Nonprofit Award of Excellence from the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore.... Read More

December 12, 2018    ANOTHER KIND OF FINANCIAL CRISIS: JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT COMBATS SHORE STUDENT FINANCIAL ILLITERACY

Talbot County, MD - Little did Junior Achievement know when it started nearly one hundred years ago that the financial education organization would be as timely in 2018 as it was when founded in 1919. J.A., as it's known to millions of students and volunteers, continues a tradition of engaging young people in the fundamental basics of work readiness, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship at a time when those skill sets are in extremely high demand... Read More

December 11, 2018    JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT HOSTS AG DAY

Talbot County, MD - On November 16, about 175 fourth graders at Easton Elementary School participated in the Ag Day festivities hosted by Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore. What resulted was a group of very eager youngsters and pleased agriculture proponents... Read More

November 21, 2018    JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT'S EXPO TEACHES FOURTH GRADERS ABOUT AG INDUSTRY

Easton, MD - Fourth grade students at a Talbot County elementary school got an up-close look at agriculture and the local careers available in the industry through a pilot program from Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore and business sponsors... Read More

November 13, 2018    SECRETARY OF AGRICULTURE TO VISIT EASTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FOR "AG DAY" EVENT

Talbot County, MD - Joseph Bartenfelder, Secretary of Agriculture for the state of Maryland, will visit Easton Elementary School on Friday, November 16th, to partake in the Ag Day festivities hosted by Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore... Read More

November 7, 2018    PROGRAM AIMS TO TEACH STUDENTS ABOUT BUDGETING IN THE REAL WORLD

Somerset County, MD - As a child, many of us dreamt of the day we'd become adults. We couldn't wait to be out in the real world. Well, this week, the 7th-grade students in Somerset County got a taste of what that might be like. Thanks to Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore, the 7th graders got to visit a new Finance Park facility in Silver Spring, MD... Read More

October 22, 2018    THE IMPORTANCE OF FINANCIAL LITERACY

Easton, MD - Children are not born with an innate sense of financial literacy. The best way a child becomes financially literate is for a parent to lead by example. Young adults need to know how to balance a ledger and live on a budget to become fiscally responsible adults. Not knowing these life skills can lead to devastating results, so says panelists at the Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore's Financial Literacy Summit on October 2 in Easton... Read More

October 18, 2018    COMPTROLLER VISITS OC ELEMENTARY FOR LEADERSHIP DAY

West Ocean City, MD – Maryland's comptroller joined local leaders at Ocean City Elementary School this week to offer students a lesson on taxes. On Monday, officials with Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore – a local nonprofit that educates students on financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness – held its first Leadership Day at Ocean City Elementary School (OCES)... Read More
 

October 4, 2018    FINANCIAL LITERACY SUMMIT OUTLINES GOOD HABITS

Easton, MD - Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore held the summit focusing on the importance of financial literacy at Easton High School... Read More
 

June 13, 2018    PERDUE GRANT SUPPORTS MD JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT

Salisbury, MD - The Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation donated $10,000 to fund second-grade Junior Achievement programs in Wicomico, Worcester, Dorchester, Somerset, Talbot and Caroline counties. The program, JA Our Community®, introduces students to the intersection of work readiness and teaches how citizens benefit from and contribute to a community's success... Read More
 

April 24, 2018    TOWN OF EASTON PROCLAIMS APRIL 2018 "JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT FINANCIAL LITERACY MONTH"

Easton, MD - The Town of Easton, Maryland proclaimed April 2018 "Junior Achievement Financial Literacy Month" in recognition of the financial literacy education efforts of Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore, (JA). JA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship education to kindergarten-12th grade students at no cost to the schools... Read More
 

April 3, 2018    SUMMER YOUTH EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM RETURNS FOR 2018

Salisbury, MD - Salisbury is bringing back it's Summer Youth Employment Program. The program is over a span of 10 weeks and includes training through the Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore's Fellows Program. By the end of the program, participants will have established work experience history, learned valuable job skills, and gained access to business resources in and around the city... Read More
 

September 11, 2017    JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF THE EASTERN SHORE ANNOUNCES ITS 2018 TALBOT BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Talbot County, MD - Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore (JAES) is pleased to announce its 2018 Talbot County Board of Directors. This panel of dedicated, local professionals are committed to carrying on Junior Achievements' mission of providing financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work readiness education to Talbot County students... Read More
 

February 13, 2017    CHOPTANK TRANSPORT HELPS MENTOR FUTURE LEADERS

Preston, MD – (Caroline County) Choptank Transport is pleased to announce its support of a youth program newly arrived in Caroline County, Maryland - Junior Achievement of the Eastern Shore (JA). The program focuses on youth financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship and has piqued the interest of many in the area, including 13 Choptank Transport employees who have signed up to volunteer to teach JA's hands-on, age-appropriate lessons... Read More 

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