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JA of Northern Indiana EVENTS

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At JA of Northern Indiana, we host several events throughout the year to raise money to support our programming. These events also engage the community in our efforts to reach students! Whether you'd like to get involved on an individual level or as a business through event sponsorship, we offer several ways for you to support our work while having a great time! 

Junior Achievement Business & Educator Leadership (BEL) Awards

Junior Achievement Business & Educator Leadership (BEL) Awards

When: Rescheduled for 2021

The Junior Achievement Business & Educator Leadership Awards celebrates the outstanding partnership recognized through the Golden Achievement Awards (Educators) and the induction of two distinguished business leaders into the Greater Fort Wayne Business Hall of Fame. 

JA Wine & Beer Festival

JA Wine & Beer Festival

When: July 24, 2020

The JA Wine & Beer Festival is one of Junior Achievement's largest fundraisers and all proceeds go to support programs that inspire and educate our young people in Northern Indiana to own their future economic success and turn their dreams into reality. 
 
In light of Covid-19, the festival at Parkview Field has been cancelled.  We will still be moving forward with our Silent Online Auction and Pappy Bourbon Raffle. Click on 'Learn More' for more information. 

Junior Achievement Achieve-A-Bowl

Junior Achievement Achieve-A-Bowl

When: October 2020
Where: Crazy Pinz Entertainment Center
Time: 4:30 PM and 7:30 PM Shifts

Join us and come bowl in the JA Achieve-A-Bowl!  This peer-to-peer fundraiser is one of JA's premier fundraising events. Locally, the JA Achieve-A-Bowl brings together over 750 bowlers and raises over $100,000 every year for JA programs. 

Junior Achievement Golf Marathon

Junior Achievement Golf Marathon

When: August 20, 2020
Where: Coyote Creek Golf Club
Time: ALL DAY

Golfers will play 100 holes at the beautiful Coyote Creek Golf Club and secure pledges based on the number of holes they play.

JA Golf Classic

JA Golf Classic

When: September 21, 2020
Where: Coyote Creek Golf Club
Time: TBD

By participating or sponsoring our golf events you are contributing to improving the lives of the youth of our community and raising the quality of life of our community. 

Fort Wayne Florida Reunion

Fort Wayne Florida Reunion

When: March 3, 2020
Where: Imperial Golf Club - Naples, Florida
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Friends of JA gather in beautiful Naples, FL for a fun evening of entertainment, food, and spirits! 

JA Young Entrepreneur Summer Camp

JA Young Entrepreneur Summer Camp

When: June 21-25, 2021
Where: JA BizTown - 550 E Wallen Road
Time: 9:00am-4:00pm

Campers will spend 5 days developing entrepreneurial and leadership skills through fun, interactive games, and activities plus engage with local entrepreneurs that will inspire them to someday make business ownership a reality!
 

Young Entrepreneur Marketplace

Young Entrepreneur Marketplace

When: June 13, 2020
Where: YLNI Farmers Market, 302 E. Berry Street
Time: 9:00am-1:00pm

The Junior Achievement Young Entrepreneur Marketplace is the ultimate buy local experience! This one day outdoor event provides the opportunity for young entreprenuers to gain experience operating a business. The young business owners display and sell their unique products to the local community. 

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