Portage & Wood Counties Office | Junior Achievement of Wisconsin

JA of Wisconsin in Portage & Wood Counties

 (715) 345-1104

 23 Park Ridge Drive, Unit 2-0
Stevens Point, WI 54481

PortageWood@jawis.org

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The Junior Achievement office in Portage & Wood Counties is one of 12 area offices in the state. Governed by a local board of directors comprised of business and community leaders, the Portage & Wood Counties area is serving over 2,500 students in approximately 150 classrooms in Adams, Juneau, Marquette, Portage, Waushara, and Wood Counties.

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PORTAGE & WOOD COUNTIES 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.

Contact the Portage & Wood Counties Junior Achievement office for more information about upcoming events at  (715) 345-1104 or PortageWood@jawis.org.

JA Business Challenge - Portage & Wood Counties

JA Business Challenge - Portage & Wood Counties

When: Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Where: UW-Stevens Point
Time: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

JA Business Challenge is a one-day event where high school students work as a team to navigate running a virtual company. Success of the competition depends on decisions about product pricing, marketing, research and development, and business practice. Win or lose, the JA Business Challenge provides an understanding of how management decisions affect a company's bottom line. 

JA Business Challenge offers:

  • Scholarships to top placing teams
  • Business mentor for each team of 2 or 3
  • Real-life business application
  • Several rounds to perfect business skills
  • Resume and college application content

Portage & Wood Counties Board of Directors

Chris Casey — Chair
Skyward, Inc.
 
Lorraine Avery
 
Heidi Bork
Associated Bank
 
Mary Hansen
Community First Bank
 
Inger C. Jacobson
Aspirus
 
Dan Kinsella
Pointe Precision, LLC
 
Reginald McCafferty
 
Mackenzie Matthies
Youth Liaison
UW-Stevens Point Student
 
Shaun Sullivan
Sentry Insurance
 
Craig Timm
Domtar Nekoosa Mill
 
Max Trzebiatowski
UW-Stevens Point
 
Lori Whitt
AIG Travel Guard
 

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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 - Portage & Wood Counties
23 Park Ridge Drive, Unit 2-0
Stevens Point, WI 54481

Please call (715) 345-1104 if you have any questions or if we can help in any way. Thank you!

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