Northcentral Wisconsin Office | Junior Achievement of Wisconsin

JA of Wisconsin in Northcentral Wisconsin

 (715) 842-1056

 300 3rd St, Suite LO4
Wausau, WI 54403

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The Junior Achievement office in Wausau is one of 12 area offices in the state. Governed by a local board of directors comprised of business and community leaders, the Northcentral Wisconsin area has over 11,300 students in nearly 600 classrooms in Iron, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Oneida, and Vilas counties.

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Northcentral Wisconsin 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 Northcentral Wisconsin office at (715) 842-1056.

JA Career Speaker Live Event - Celebrate African American Entrepreneurs and Inspire Your Students to Dream Big

JA Career Speaker Live Event - Celebrate African American Entrepreneurs and Inspire Your Students to Dream Big

When: February 2, 2021
Where: Virtual Event
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Join us and celebrate African American Entrepreneurs on February 2, 2021 from 10:00-10:45 AM. Dr. Leroy Nunery II, Denise Thomas, and Michael Sheppard will share their stories while you and your students can learn about three unique pathways to achieve your dreams. Students can join live or virtually, so simply sign up and let us know your preference.

Executive Business Challenge - Northcentral Wisconsin

Executive Business Challenge - Northcentral Wisconsin

When: February 4, 2021
Where: Virtual Event
Time: 5:00 p.m.

Junior Achievement's Executive Business Challenge is a hands-on computer-simulated business strategy tournament where community business leaders team up to compete in a business scenario where you are running a business and selling a product. All of this takes place under timed rounds, so smart business decisions need to be made quickly! In one evening, you will play the game against other community executives and truly test your business savvy. During the competition, you will have a chance at winning raffle prizes and, if you out-play your colleagues, have the bragging rights of winning the traveling Titans of Industry trophy!

JA Business Challenge - Northcentral Wisconsin

JA Business Challenge - Northcentral Wisconsin

When: April 13, 2021
Time: 7:30 am

The Junior Achievement Business Challenge is a business strategy tournament using the JA Titan program - an 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. High school students compete in our JA Titan for a chance to win scholarships and advance to the Wisconsin JA Business Challenge and compete with students throughout Wisconsin.

Champions of Business

Champions of Business

When: May 13, 2021
Where: Jefferson Street Inn
Time: 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Our community is rich with the stories of visionary businessmen and women whose contributions have made Northcentral Wisconsin a great place to live and work.  The Champions of Business event was conceived as a means to recognize and honor the professional accomplishments of these individuals, as well as to identify positive role models for our community's young people.  An elegant evening to celebrate these past leaders of our community.

Northcentral Wisconsin Board of Directors

Joel Pergolski — Chair
Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
Jeremy Lewitzke — Vice Chair
L & S Electric, Inc.
Nate Bartz — Treasurer
Wipfli, LLP
Andrew Shallow — Past Chair
Associated Bank
Toni Chacon
Dietary Pro Labs
Leif Christianson
E.O. Johnson Business Technologies
Andrew Gille
Midwest Communications, Inc.
Jon Hardesty
Aspirus, Inc.
Charlie Herwig
Wausau Supply Company
Aaron Hoffman
D.C. Everest Area Schools
Maureen Jorgensen
Peoples State Bank
Marla Kolbeck
Justin K. Peters
Church Mutual Insurance Co.
James Peterson
Wells Fargo Bank
Ashley Stubbe
Greenheck Fan Corporation
Jeremy Welch
Ruder Ware
Bridget Wenman
Perspectives Training & Consulting LLC
Josh Wiesman
American Process Solutions LLC
Jon Winter
Wausau School District

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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 of Wisconsin - Northcentral Wisconsin
2904 Rib Mountain Drive
Wausau, WI 54401

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