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2013 Junior Achievement Hall of Fame

Each year Junior Achievement of North Florida’s Hall of Fame event recognizes the outstanding companies, individuals, and organizations that support JA. The 2013 luncheon was held June 13 in the Lower West Club at Everbank Field, where Junior Achievement celebrated its 50th Anniversary in North Florida and presented Shad Khan with the 15th Annual Thompson S. Baker Award. A...
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Young Professionals Bowl-A-Thon

On May 18, 2013 Junior Achievement of North Florida held its first-ever young professionals Bowl-A-Thon. Six lanes at Bowl America were filled by teams from Florida Blue, Jacksonville Young Republicans, Northwestern Mutual, and The Shircliff Society (YP group at St. Vincent's). [caption id="attachment_277" align="aligncenter" width="309"] The Shircliff Society, a Young Professionals...
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JA Hall of Fame in the Florida Times Union

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Junior Achievement honors Jaguars owner and entrepreneur Shad Khan with the 15th Annual Thompson S. Baker Award

Nearly 600 people packed the Lower West Club at Everbank Field on Thursday, June 13 when Junior Achievement of North Florida held its annual Hall of Fame Event. Keynote speaker Dr. Nikolai Vitti, Superintendent, Duval County Schools spoke of JA's place in the classroom and the importance of placing the District employees into schools to teach JA across the city. The Thompson S....
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Northwestern Mutual teams up with JA at San Jose Elementary

Northwestern Mutual employees taught lessons as part of Junior Achievement’s JA Day at San Jose Elementary on May 15. Volunteers taught eager third graders JA’s “Our Community” program. Students learned how communities work using hands-on activities that accompanied a giant map of a typical community. [caption id="attachment_249" align="alignnone" width="584"] Sanita Rekic, Katrina Caval,...
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