JA Events are so Awesome!
JA of Greater New Orleans EVENTS
At JA of Greater New Orleans, 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!
Crescent City Corporate Championship
Hosted by Blessey Marine Services and held at Beau Chene Country Club in Mandeville, this golf tournament is a prestigious event to build client relationships for participants while raising funds for Junior Achievement programs.
City Stars Soirée
The City Stars Soirée, presented by the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust, is a social gala featuring food, libations, music, a silent auction, and fun! The event recognizes Rising Stars and food from over a dozen local restaurants. A Rising Star is a young entrepreneur, 40 and under, who is the founder, co-founder, owner and/or integral key person of a growing entrepreneurial business who has demonstrated strong entrepreneurial skills with high moral and ethical standards.
JA Business Hall of Fame
Established in 1984, the Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame recognizes and honors local businessmen and women who have embraced the spirit of entrepreneurship in our community.
The JA Bowl-A-Thon is our peer-to-peer FUNdraiser! Company participants create teams of five, raise funds, and celebrate their fundraising efforts at a fun, interactive bowling event hosted by Junior Achievement. Registration fees of $25 per bowler include two and a half hours of bowling, shoe rental, food, and drinks. It's a party atmosphere with music, food, contests and door prizes! Sponsorships are available.
Play for JA is an opportunity that allows JA supporters a fun and easy way to raise funds for JA's K-12 financial education programs. Funds are raised through team-building activities, client entertainment or just an overall fun time, this is the perfect event for any size organization.
"Junior Achievement has given me a sense of what adults go through with budget issues."
"Junior Achievement reinforced concepts for me to remember later in life."
"I thought the experience was amazing. The presentation was unlike anything I've seen."
"I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."