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JA Girl$ encourages young women at entrepreneurship conference

Positive energy filled the room as the 8th Annual Teen Entrepreneurship Conference “It’s HER Business” got underway at the UNF University Center on March 15. Junior Achievement’s JA Girl$, along with community partners including The Small Business Development Center at UNF and Duval County Public Schools held this one-day conference to encourage financial literacy and entrepreneurship...
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Bowling for a cause: Junior Achievement’s biggest Bowl-A-Thon yet

Twenty-three teams came together on March 2, 2013 for Junior Achievement of North Florida’s “Spring Challenge” Bowl-A-Thon. This event marked the biggest Bowl-A-Thon ever for JA in terms of the number of teams participating. Teams bowled two games at Bowl America between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Once the scores were laid out, CITI came out on top with the best overall average score for the...
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Volunteer Spotlight: Lisa O'Neill

[caption id="attachment_68" align="alignnone" width="584"] At Beaches Habitat for Humanity, O'Neill helped students with personal finance concepts and planning career options based on their skills and interests.[/caption] Today's spotlight is on Lisa O'Neill, JA Board of Directors Committee Chair and  National Accounts Manager at DTCC. She taught JA Economics for Success to high school...
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Big things are happening at Junior Achievement

Have you seen this article from the Florida Times Union? [caption id="attachment_63" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Photo Credit: Will Dickey/The Times-Union[/caption] Vitti: Duval school administrators will be required to teach students http://bit.ly/XbuT4u
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"Laugh for Charity" to benefit Junior Achievement

The Rotary Club of Mandarin will be holding its annual Laugh for Charity event on Thursday, March 14th at 5:30 pm. This year's comedian is Karen Mills, the fastest rising comedy star in the United States. Tickets remain a very reasonable $50. All ticket proceeds go to Junior Achievement and The Mandarin Food Bank. There will be a silent and Live Auction as well with those proceeds...
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