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September, 2020

Junior Achievement breaks ground on Grand Rapids Center

GRBJ

Over 20,000 students from across West Michigan are expected to visit the center each year.

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September, 2020

Junior Achievement to expand programming at new Kentwood Facility

MiBiz

 

Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes has purchased a commercial office building in Kentwood where the nonprofit will consolidate a series of business education programs for K-12 students across West Michigan.

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May, 2020

JA career speaker series released to inspire teens about possible Michigan careers

Fox 47 News

The JA Career Speaker Series features Michigan business professionals sharing information on their careers in short, but impactful video formats.

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April, 2020

Nonprofit launches virtual Career Speaker Series for teens

GRBJ (Grand Rapids Business Journal)

Junior Achievement is working to keep teens inspired about their futures during a difficult time.

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April, 2020

Laura Lutterbeck - Junior Achievement Online Classes

WTVB

Laura Lutterbeck from Junior Achievement of Southwest Michigan joined us to discuss their transition to online classes for kids.

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March, 2020

Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame - 2020 Laureate Inductees Announced

Grand Rapids Business Journal

Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes Inc. announced Bob Herr, (retired) formerly of Crowe LLP, and Jamie Mills, president of JRM Holdings LLC, will be inducted as Laureates into the Junior Achievement West Michigan Business Hall of Fame on June 22 at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel.

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January, 2018

Portland elementary school, bakery team up for Junior Achievement project

Ionia Sentinal Standard

The students have been participating in a Junior Achievement program that helps kids understand waht it takes to make their economic dreams come true.

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November, 2017

Early Financial Literacy: JA Ourselves being brought to local classrooms

Near North Now

Eight kindergarten programs through Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes will be funded by a grant from the Gerber Foundation.

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May, 2014

West Michigan Business Hall of Fame Welcomes 2 New Inductees

Mlive

As Junior Achievement celebrated its 25th anniversary of the West Michigan Business Hall of Fame, Heeringa and Kabat became the 82nd and 83rd inductees.

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