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Edible Arrangements® Executive Brings Junior Achievement Program to Dunbar Hill School in Hamden

Hartford, CT – (April 10, 2018) – A former student of Dunbar Hill School in Hamden, now an executive at Edible Arrangements corporate headquarters, will return to the school next month with over 20 volunteers to provide the school’s first-in-a-decade Junior Achievement (JA) program. Somia Farid, Director of Canada Business for Edible Arrangements® (Edible), is helping organize the...
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Junior Achievement of Southwest New England Receives $28,182 as Part of $142,250 National Grant from People’s United Community Foundation

People’s United Community Foundation, the charitable arm of People’s United Bank, N.A. (NASDAQ:  PBCT ), announced it has awarded Junior Achievement of Southwest New England a grant of $28,182 as part of a national grant of $142,250 to Junior Achievement USA. The funds promote financial literacy and career readiness amongst students in six states that align with footprint of People’s...
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Junior Achievement Of Southwest New England Appoints Somia Farid From Edible Arrangements To New Haven Advisory Board

Junior Achievement of Southwest New England today announced the appointment of Somia Farid, a director at Edible Arrangements, to its New Haven Advisory Board. “I am pleased to welcome Somia to the board. Her knowledge of working in a global company and experience in technology will strengthen JA’s ability to take innovation to scale and increase our impact in the New Haven community. I’m...
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JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF SOUTHWEST NEW ENGLAND RECEIVES NATIONAL HONOR FOR TOP PERFORMANCE

Junior Achievement of Southwest New England has been awarded one of Junior Achievement USA®’s (JA USA) highest honors: The Five Star Award. The purpose of the Star Award is to recognize staff and boards of JA Areas that meet Junior Achievement’s national standards in operational efficiency and through strong representation of the JA brand. Recipients must demonstrate growth in student impact...
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Junior Achievement Launches JA Pathways to Careers Program with Berlin High School

Junior Achievement’s (JA) mission is to empower young people to own their economic success.  A new initiative spearheaded by Junior Achievement of Southwest New England in partnership with Chris Edge, the Director of Economic Development for Berlin, CT, and Berlin High School, JA Pathways to Careers lays the foundations for career success.  Drawing on existing Junior Achievement programming,...
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