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JA Golf Classic Raises Funds for Over 50 Classrooms

32nd Annual JA Golf Classic JA Board Members ready for a fun day of golf! It was a beautiful day to hit the links with 30 local businesses joining us at Martindale Country Club in Auburn, ME. The event kicked off at 9am as the 120 golfers rode off on their carts for the scramble-style tournament. As teams finished around 2pm, the reception ramped up with 12 major auction...
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Volunteer Spotlight: Jon Colson of Unum

JA caught up with one of our amazing volunteers, Jon Colson from Unum , to hear about how he keeps JA programming relevant and fun each year for his students, and himself!     How long have you worked in Maine? I started working in Maine when I was a sophomore in High School, but over time my job took me out of state and I returned to Maine 25 years ago...
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Dead River Company: How JA Teaches Workplace Etiquette

Dead River Company's Guy Langevin Reflects on the Relevance of JA Programs to the Real World Guy Langevin of Dead River Company and JA of Maine Board Member I recently read an article by Larry Buhl titled,  “6 Soft Skills Everyone Needs and Employers Look For”  that really struck a cord with me. As an HR professional I see the importance of the so-called...
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Full Circle: JA Board Member Jaime Berg's Story

JA chatted with State Board of Directors Member Jaime Berg of Bangor Savings Bank  about her experience as a JA student, volunteer, and Board Member. Her story comes full circle, and hopefully even more students will follow in her footsteps! Junior Achievement has a special place in my heart. I remember as a Junior High School student joining Junior Achievement, it was an...
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Volunteer Spotlight: Julie Armstrong from Kennebec Savings Bank

Kennebec Savings Bank 's Julie Armstrong volunteers in elementary classrooms each school year, and she generously took some time to answer a few questions about herself for this week's blog entry. Her dedication as a JA volunteer is impressive and we look forward to working with her each year. Find out more about Julie below!     How long have you worked in...
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