JA Up & Down the East Coast
JA of Maine Board Member Retires to spend time in Florida relaxing, kayaking, and continuing to volunteer with Junior Achievement!
Marcus Barresi shares his Junior Achievement story and reflects on how the importance of JA programming is transferable across state lines!
Over my many years as a benefits and financial advisor to...
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The Maine App Challenge: How high school students can develop their own mobile app and compete for scholarship funding.
L-R: Micheal Guertler from Yarmouth High School, first place winner, Nathan Kiesman and Noble Mushtak from Marshwood High School, second place winners, Tyler Hansen from South Portland High School, third place winner.
Tyler Technologies and ...
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National Mentoring Month
Did You Know? January is National Mentoring Month. Learn more about the importance mentoring can have on your career as well as your health below!
According to Mentor: The National Mentoring Partnership, when employers support youth mentoring, 73% of the company’s employees report strong career satisfaction!
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Program Highlight: JA Our Community
Let's take a deeper dive into one of the most popular Junior Achievement programs of all time - THE ONE WITH THE DONUTS! Volunteers, teachers, and students alike remember their experience with "JA Our Community" after the lessons are over. The second grade program introduces students to the intersection of work readiness and early elementary...
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Maine Students Learn from LaunchPad Contestant
Each spring, Gorham Savings Bank hosts an entrepreneurial competition for Maine-based startups to share their emerging business ideas with the local community. The goal of the event, called "LaunchPad" , is to celebrate and support Maine ingenuity, creativity, and entrepreneurial spirit. The grand prize winner is chosen at a live Shark...
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