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JA Program Spotlight: JA Be Entrepreneurial

JA Be Entrepreneurial® Grades 9-12 Students learn about: Advertising, competitive advantages, financing, marketing, and product development Following participation in the program, students will be able to: Recognize characteristics and practices of successful entrepreneurs. Evaluate an entrepreneurial idea based on product, customer, and competitive-advantage...
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JA Boy$ Spring Reverse Job Shadow

In partnership with our JA Boy$ program, a Reverse Job Shadow event was held at Young Men’s Leadership Academy on May 25. This Spring event put a cap on a successful year for JA Boy$ that included Job Shadow trips to Sally Corporation, the Federal Reserve Bank, and Florida Blue. Thank you volunteers! -Tony Allegretti, Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville -Devin...
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Program Spotlight: JA Our Nation

JA Our Nation® 5th Grade Students learn about: The nation's free market system and how it serves as an economic engine for businesses and careers. The need for entrepreneurial and innovative thinking to meet the requirements of high-growth, high-demand careers and the concept of globalization in business. Following participation in the program, students will be able...
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IberiaBank volunteer completes JA program at Hogan Spring Glen Elementary

This spring semester Tanya Guydos, Vice President of Iberiabank in Jacksonville, spent time each week teaching a kindergarten class at Hogan Spring Glen Elementary. She volunteered to teach the Junior Achievement program, JA Ourselves , and shared her experiences with JA program director Melissa Covey throughout the Spring. February 2017 "Today we did the voting  lesson and...
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Sandalwood High School students win FedEx Junior Business Challenge at THE PLAYERS Championship

Student company "Antibee" will advance to the business challenge finals at the TOUR Championship in Atlanta On Wednesday, May 10 THE PLAYERS Championship hosted the second FedEx Junior Business Challenge qualifying event of the season, as students from Junior Achievement of North Florida presented business concepts to a panel consisting of 2014 FedExCup champion Billy Horschel and...
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