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JA of Northern New England Events

At Junior Achievement of Northern New England, 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!

The Spirit of JA Celebration

The Spirit of JA Celebration

When: Fall 2020
Where: Aloft Boston Seaport District, 401- 403 D Street, Boston
Time: 5:30-9:00 PM

Each year corporate and civic leaders gather for Junior Achievement's annual dinner to help build a better Northern New England. Join us in the fall for an interactive evening where discovering the JA mission is the theme. The night will include hands-on demonstrations, student participation, and a program that will bring the impact and mission of JA to life. There will be a special keynote speaker, silent auction items, and we will recognize leaders who embody the spirit of community commitment to youth education.

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JA Virtual Innovation Day

JA Virtual Innovation Day

When: May-June 2020
Where: Online Platform
Time: TBD

Given the changing world, this year's JA Innovation Day will be adapted into a virtual JA Innovation Workshop experience, designed to inspire high school students through a workshop designed based on our collective expertise in technology and innovation. You will invest in the workforce of tomorrow, by offering a local classroom of high school students an invaluable "real world" experience. Now in its 3rd year collaborating with Accenture, the JA Innovation Workshop reaches over 100 students from regional high schools around Greater Boston. We invite you to join us in turning "I can't" into "I can." This year's virtual Innovation workshop will include breakout sessions for a Design Thinking Workshop, along with rapid fire Q&A sessions. Virtual sessions to be held end of May through early June. Sessions will be recorded and distributed to Greater Boston area schools for future use.

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JA Golf Classic

JA Golf Classic

When: Monday, June 28, 2021
Where: Black Rock Country Club, 19 Clubhouse Drive, Hingham, MA
Time: 8:30 AM -6:00 PM

This fundraiser features a great day of golf with on course lunch and drinks followed by a cocktail reception, silent auction and awards dinner. Spend a day networking and supporting Junior Achievement at this beautiful golf course.

 

JA Virtual Summer Institute

JA Virtual Summer Institute

When: August 4th & 5th 2020
Where: Microsoft Teams
Time: 9:00-11:00 AM

This summer join high school students from the Greater Boston Area for a virtual workshop event to ignite entrepreneurial spirit, learn about personal finance, network with business leaders, and collaborate with peers and business professionals from various industries. 

JA STEM Symposium

JA STEM Symposium

When: October 2020
Time: 8:30 AM- 1:30 PM

The JA STEM Symposium is a day-long hands on experience for high school students. Throughout their visit the students will engage in multiple STEM focused workshops and panel discussions to gain relevant knowledge to pursue education and careers in STEM fields/industries.

JA Trivia Night

JA Trivia Night

When: November 2020
Where: The Harp 85 Causeway Street, Boston, MA 02114
Time: 6:00-8:30 PM

Get ready to test your knowledge at this popular JA event, Trivia Night! Stir up some healthy competition with your colleagues and form a team. Or make some new friends and form a team when you arrive. Teams are made of 4-6 people. Be ready to bring your a-game!

Hosted by The Associate Board of Directors! 

Get Fit For JA

Get Fit For JA

When: February 2021
Where: Equinox 225 Franklin Street, Boston, MA 02110
Time: 4:00-7:00 PM

Join us in 2021, at Equinox for a high energy fitness class to raise money for JA! Never been to an Equinox before? Interested in trying a new workout class? Junior Achievement is giving you the opportunity to throw on your spandex and join in on the fun with a well-known Equinox instructor. Get excited to squat, sweat, and smile while the music blasts and the lights flash! After the class join us for some appetizers and drinks at Brandy Pete's down the street.

Hosted by The Associate Board of Directors! 

JA Bowl-A-Thon

JA Bowl-A-Thon

When: Fall 2020
Where: King's Dining Entertainment

Enjoy an evening with co-workers and colleagues for a "Party with a Purpose!" Junior Achievement's Bowl-A-Thon brings together companies and business professionals for a night of networking, camaraderie, and fun. Help us inspire the next generation!

JA Game Night

JA Game Night

When: June 2021
Where: Game On!
Time: 5:30-8 PM

Join us in June at GameOn to celebrate the start of summer with cocktails, appetizers and all the ping-pong, corn hole and giant connect four you can handle. The Red Sox will be opening up their batting cages for those who think they can keep up with the high heat and want to take a few big league swings for the students.

Hosted by The Associate Board of Directors! 

JA Stock Market Challenge

JA Stock Market Challenge

When: Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Where: State Street Global Advisors, One Iron Street, Boston, MA
Time: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Stock Market Challenge is a technology based simulation of the stock market in which every 60 seconds represents a day of trading. Beginning with a hypothetical account balance of $500,000 the stakes are high and the competition is fierce. 

 

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