Coulee Office | Junior Achievement of Wisconsin

JA of Wisconsin in Coulee

(608) 787-4580

 2715 Losey Blvd, La Crosse, WI 54601

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The JA office in LaCrosse is one of 12 area offices in the state. Governed by a local board of directors comprised of business and community leaders, the Coulee area is serving more than 3,300 students in 190 classes in La Crosse County and the community of La Crescent, MN.

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Junior Achievement of Wisconsin - Coulee Announces Incoming Board Members to their Board of Directors

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Coulee Events

Junior Achievement of Wisconsin hosts many events across the state designed to recognize partners, increase awareness of its mission and raise funds to teach students about entrepreneurship, global workforce readiness, and personal financial literacy. 

Find out more about these activities and the ways you can be involved by calling the Junior Achievement of Coulee office at (608) 787-4580.

JA Business Challenge - Coulee

JA Business Challenge - Coulee

When: Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Where: Gundersen Integrated Center for Education, 1827 Sims Place, La Crosse WI 54601
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

JA Business Challenge is a business strategy tournament using the JA Titan program – a Junior Achievement online business educational program. The competition is uniquely designed to utilize student creativity, test leadership skills and demonstrate the competitive nature of the free enterprise system.  Three high school students work with an area business professional to compete for a chance to win post high school scholarships and advance to the Wisconsin JA Business Challenge and compete with students throughout Wisconsin.

Leadership Breakfast

Leadership Breakfast

When: Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Where: UW-La Crosse Student Union 521 East Avenue N, La Crosse, WI 54601
Time: 7:30 am - 9:30 am

EPIC21 Leadership Breakfast presents the Ordinary to Extraordinary Event 

NO EXCUSE! An Action Plan for Success

Incorporating Core Values, Accountability, and Balance inot your Life and Career

presented by Jay C. Rifenbary

Based on a solid foundation of core values this exciting program teaches, validates and supports the importance of key principles and skills such as, self-responsibility, organizational accountability, integrity, personal honesty, professionalism, self-respect, forgiveness, passion and positive attitude; as they pertain to one's personal and professional success, and the success of others. Ultimately, this positively contributes to the morale and productivity of the individual and organization, resulting in a higher level of performance; and a greater level of personal understanding leading to a more productive, balanced and fulfilling career and life. 

Attendees will discover how to:

•    Identify a foundation of core values applicable to the enhancement of both your personal and professional life.

•    Define those core values in regard to how they pertain to the overall mission and vision of the organization.

•    Develop an interactive blueprint of the relationship between the core values presented, and other principles of success.

•    Indentify strategies for internalizing self-development and enhancing self-respect.

•    Implement forgiveness personally and professionally to enhance communication and performance.

•    Incorporate strategies for creating a healthy and productive life balance.

•    Develop the character qualities to become a principled leader in all areas of your life.


Coulee Board of Directors

Yan Arsenault — Chair
TrustPoint, Inc.
Ryan Born
Identity Works, Inc.
Sarah Danielson
Merchants Bank
Lori Horstman
Altra Federal Credit Union
Steve Fleis
Fleis Insurance Agency Inc.
Paul Jacobson
The Insurance Center
Kendra Maggert
Gundersen Health System
Michael Peyer
Kaplan Professional
Randy Pretasky
U.S. Bank
Tyler Schulz
Market and Johnson
Michael Skroch
Jessica Subach
Courtesy Corporation McDonald's
Chris Walters
DBS Group, LLC
Mark Woodall
Festival Foods


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Thank you for supporting Junior Achievement. Your support provides more students with the power to own their own potential. Donate online below or mail your check payable to "Junior Achievement" to:

Junior Achievement - Coulee
2715 Losey Boulevard
LaCrosse, WI 54601

Please call (608) 787- 4580 if you have any questions or if we can help in any way. Thank you!

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