JA Events are so Awesome!
Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes Events
At Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes, 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!
Free Enterprise Golf Invitational & Pebble Beach Raffle
The Free Enterprise Golf Invitational and Pebble Beach Raffle is a prestigious annual golf outing that pairs with the Pebble Beach Resort raffle drawing. The Grand Prize winner this year includes a round-trip for 2 to Pebble Beach Resort or $3,000 cash prize.
JA Passport to STEM
The 2021 JA Passport to STEM will inspire hundreds of seventh and eighth grade girls & boys in West Michigan. Students from Grand Rapids, Northern Michigan, Lansing, Battlecreek/Kalamazoo, Holland, and the Lakeshore are invited to participate in this unique opportunity. In a 2-hour format, JA will introduce these students to mentors who work in STEM related fields and show them the exciting possibilities for their future.
JA Titan Business Challenge
The Junior Achievement Titan Business Challenge is a local student competition held in February, with an adult fundraising event the same evening. Most importantly, it is a business strategy tournament using the JA Titan program - an online business manufacturing simulation program.
JA Annual Lakeshore Golf Scramble
The JA Lakeshore Golf Scramble is an exciting golf event that incorporates golf, food, prizes, and fundraising! At the 22nd Annual JA Lakeshore Golf Scramble, you and your guests will play an 18-Hole scramble, enjoy a provided lunch, and partcipate in an online auction.
JA Scavenger Hunt
Create your own company scavenger hunt!
JA 2021 Spring Movie
JA Pitch Day
JA Pitch Day is a competition where qualified student teams who participated in a JA Company Program from the Michigan Great Lakes region will be pitching their business plans to local entrepreneurs and business professionals.
"This is great, it fits my curriculum plan perfectly."
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"I like to do this type of school work."
"I liked how the Junior Achievement volunteer explained his job to us."