JA of Northern Indiana EVENTS
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
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
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. It is also a really fun evening of music, comradery, and sampling of amazing local wines, beers, and spirts.
Get together a 4-5 person team and fundraise for JA to compete in our fun bowlathon! Top fundraisers and big scorers win prizes. Have some fun and make a difference to local kids.
Join us for the 2nd Annual JA Purse-ology. The goal of Purse-ology is to engage professional business women and women entrepreneurs in the community – but this event is not exclusive to only women. The evening of events include a minimum of 10 rounds of designer purse bingo, a raffle of 15+ designer and local boutique hand bags, and at least one high end designer bad which will have a limit to the number of tickets sold. This very exclusive event will provide each guest with superb food, drinks and networking for all.
JA Cash Bingo
Junior Achievement Cash Bingo is JA's newest event! Bring your friends and co-workers out to a night of food trucks, raffles, cash bar and BINGO. You could WIN BIG in cash and prizes.
JA Golf Marathon
JA Golf Classic
Join us on the beautiful links of Coyote Creek for 18 holes and contribute to improving the lives of the youth of our community and raising the quality of life of our community. The day includes golf with cart, awards, and a socially-distant boxed lunch prior to play.
JA Young Entrepreneur Summer Camp
JA Young Entrepreneur Marketplace
The Junior Achievement Young Entrepreneur Marketplace is the ultimate buy local experience! This one day outdoor event provides the opportunity for young entrepreneurs to gain experience operating a business. The young business owners display and sell their unique products to the local community.
JA In A Day Homeschool Edition
Available to students in Pre-K through 12th grades. Cost per student is $5/each up to 5 students, 5 or more students is a flat fee of $25. Registration coming soon.
If you are interested in being a volunteer for JAID Homeschool, please contact a member of the education team at (260) 484-2543. JA provides all the training and materials.
JA BizTown Homeschool Day
To complete the JA BizTown program, each student will need to complete the digital curriculum, attend the onsite simulation, and finish with a final follow up lesson. The digital lessons are self-guided but must be completed prior to the simulation visit. The digital curriculum materials for this program experience are included as a part of your enrollment fee. Access to all materials will be available within 2 business days after enrollment.
Please check back later for open enrollment.
JA Finance Park Homeschool Day
JA Finance Park helps area middle and high school students build a foundation upon which they can make intelligent financial decisions that last a lifetime, including decisions related to careers, income, expenses, savings, and credit. The JA Finance Park program begins with a three-to-six-week classroom curriculum, which provides personal finance lessons and learning activities that align with state learning standards. Through these lessons, students learn about financial institutions, taxes and salaries, and budgeting. A supplemental JA Career Exploration Guide offers enhanced exploration of local educational and career opportunities.
Check back for open enrollment.
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