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JA of New York Events

At JA of New York, 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! Please contact us at events@jany.org to find out how you or your business can participate!

JA Bowl-A-Thons

JA Bowl-A-Thons

Participating in a JA Bowl-A-Thon is a great way for companies and individuals to support students in their community, while also having fun with colleagues, friends, and family.

2019 Leadership Awards Gala

2019 Leadership Awards Gala

When: Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Where: Gotham Hall, NYC

The JA New York Leadership Awards Gala is our signature fundraising event held in Manhattan's Gotham Hall each November. In 2018, we were proud to honor Rodney O. Martin, Jr., CEO and Chairman, Voya Financial and Scott Gerber, CEO, The Community Company and Founder, Young Entrepreneur Council along with our 2018 Student of the Year, Josue Quintero from Brooklyn Preparatory High School.

TCS NYC Marathon

TCS NYC Marathon

When: Sunday, November 3, 2019
Where: New York City

JA New York is proud to be an Official Charity Partner of the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon. This iconic race brings 55,000 runners from around the world each year for a 26.2 mile tour through all five boroughs. Join or support Team JA New York to help us raise much needed funds to benefit the students of NYC, Long Island and the Lower Hudson Valley.

Lower Hudson Valley Champions Dinner

Lower Hudson Valley Champions Dinner

When: 2020 Date TBD
Where: CV Rich Mansion, White Plains, NY

The JA New York Lower Hudson Valley Champions Dinner is our signature fundraising event in the Lower Hudson Valley. In 2019, we were proud to honor Jack Kopnisky, President & CEO of Sterling National Bank, and welcome special guest speaker Westchester County Executive George Latimer to the stage.

Golf Classic at Westchester Country Club

Golf Classic at Westchester Country Club

When: Monday, June 17, 2019
Where: Westchester Country Club, Rye, NY
Time: 10:00 am

Join us at JA New York's annual Golf Classic on Monday, June 17, 2019! This event takes place at the esteemed Westchester Country Club (WCC) in Rye, NY. WCC offers two fine courses designed by US and British Amateur Champion Walter Travis. The hilly, tree-lined courses provide and challenging and memorable round of golf. The day on the course begins with brunch and ends with a cocktail reception and barbeque dinner.

Golf Classic at Cherry Valley Club

Golf Classic at Cherry Valley Club

When: Monday, September 9, 2019
Where: Cherry Valley Club, Garden City, NY
Time: 10:00 am

Join us for a wonderful day of golf on Long Island at the Cherry Valley Club! Established in 1916, the Cherry Valley Club is a premier golf destination, complete with a meticulously manicured 18-hole course designed by Devereaux Emmet, exclusive member only amenities, and top notch dining experiences. This event is perfect for customer recognition, team building, or just a great day on the links in support of a terrific cause. There are many opportunities to support this event while upholding the mission of Junior Achievement to inspire, empower, and prepare students to succeed in a global economy. 

Golf Classic at Leewood Golf Club

Golf Classic at Leewood Golf Club

When: Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Where: Leewood Golf Club, Eastchester, NY
Time: 9:00 am

Join us for a wonderful day of golf! Leewood Golf Club, an 18 hole gem located in Eastchester, NY, was opened in 1922 and designed by famed golf course architect Devereaux Emmet. This event is perfect for a customer positioning event, team recognition or just a day of golf in support of a worthy cause.

Play 4 JA

Play 4 JA

When: You decide!
Where: We provide many super fun choices!

If your organization would like to host a fun event or activity, let us plan it for you! Choose super fun activities from Bowling to Happy Hour events! 

  • "JA activities support our college and career readiness expectations as they bridge connections to real world experiences and professions" – Hazel Cruz, PS 83

    -Junior Achievement Teacher
  • "I learned that running a business includes a lot of work! You have to know how to run it, how much to pay your employees and much more." – PS 83

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "Guess what? A volunteer from Junior Achievement came to my class! I learned that cities are places to live, eat, work and play." – Justin, PS 83

    -Junior Achievement Student
  • "Junior Achievement has given me my blueprint for success in college and beyond. JA has allowed me to grow as a student, entrepreneur, and as a future college student." – Kaiyell Pettie

    -Junior Achievement Alumnus
  • "JA volunteers give children tangible examples of the unlimited opportunities available to them."

    -Junior Achievement Volunteer

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