JA 50th Anniversary | Junior Achievement of South Dakota

JA 50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner

When: September 20, 2018
Where: Ramkota Exhibit Hall, Sioux Falls
Time: 6:00 Social, 6:30 Doors Open, 6:45 Remarks Begin
Tickets: Please contact Kayla Eitreim at (605) 336-7318

Celebrate 50 Years of Transforming Young Lives!

Junior Achievement has been impacting students across South Dakota since 1968! Please join us to celebrate 50 years of empowering young people to own their economic success.
National JA leaders, local alumni, current students, educators, board members, investors and staff will gather to celebrate JA's impact across South Dakota. 
In addition, Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs will give a short address. Mike has encouraged young people to master the vocational trades that built this country, and his mikeroweWORKS Foundation has granted, or helped facilitate the granting of, more than $5 million in technical and vocational education for trade schools across the country.   

Sponsorships Are Available!

Become an Anniversary Major Sponsor ($5,000)
  • Receive 40 tickets - five tables of eight
  • Recognition online and in event program
  • Recognition from podium during evening remarks
Become an Anniversary Supporting Sponsor ($800)
  • Receive 16 tickets - two tables of eight
  • Recognition online and in event program
Become an Anniversary Table Sponsor ($400)
  • Receive eight tickets - one table
  • Recognition online and in event program
Purchase an Individual Ticket ($60)

Please Join Us!

Please contact Kayla Eitreim or call the JA office at (605) 336-7318 for more information on sponsorship opportunities. Mike Rowe meet and greet opportunities are availalbe for Major Sponsors! 
Major Sponsors
  • A & B Business Solutions
  • Avera Health
  • First PREMIER Bank / PREMIER Bankcard
  • Sanford Health
  • The First National Bank in Sioux Falls
  • The Ramkota Companies, Inc.
Supporting Sponsors
  • Dacotah Bank
  • Eide Bailly
  • First Bank & Trust
  • Fiserv
  • Great Western Bank
  • Hefty Seed Company
  • Leadership South Dakota
  • Midco
  • New York Life 
  • Office Peeps
  • Southeast Technical Institute
  • Valley Queen Cheese Factory
  • Wells Fargo Bank
Table Sponsors
  • Agtegra Cooperative
  • American Bank & Trust
  • American National Insurance - Wade Eastman Agency
  • American State Bank
  • Architecture Incorporated
  • Augustana University
  • Austad's Golf / Nyberg's Ace
  • BankWest
  • Brakke Financial Services
  • Brinks Web Solutions & Welcome Back Travel
  • Brookings JA Board
  • CAJ Enterprises
  • Chamberlain JA Board
  • Bernie & Sally Christenson
  • Citi
  • Dakotas Chapter NECA
  • Kayla & Andrew Eitreim
  • Electric Supply Co.
  • Epicosity
  • Tim & Kristie Fiegen
  • First Dakota National Bank
  • First Dakota National Bank - Loft Advisors
  • Gage Brothers
  • Hagen, Wilka and Archer, LLP
  • IBEW Local 426
  • J&L Harley-Davidson
  • Curt & Anna Johnson
  • Jacquelyn & Dusty Johnson
  • Lake Area Technical Institute
  • Larson Manufacturing Company
  • Lawrence & Schiller
  • Marco
  • MetaBank/Meta Payment Systems
  • Mitchell Technical Institute
  • Montgomery's Furniture
  • Muth Electric, Inc.
  • Reliabank
  • Sammons Financial Group
  • Al Schoeneman
  • Ray & Brenda Schut
  • James & Deborah Siemens
  • Sioux Falls Catholic Schools
  • Sioux Falls Development Foundation
  • Sioux Falls Federal Credit Union
  • Sioux Falls School District
  • Sky Technologies
  • Tri-State Wholesale Flooring, Inc.
  • University of Sioux Falls MBA/DCP
  • U.S. Bank
  • Walmart
  • Weisser Distributing


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    -Junior Achievement Student
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