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February 26, 2024

Featured Partner: Aegon Transamerica Foundation

From being the presenting sponsor of Junior Achievement (JA) Finance Park to engaging their employees as volunteers, Transamerica, a leading retirement and life insurance company, is making an incredible impact...

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February 5, 2024

Governor Polis Visits JA Free Enterprise Center

Colorado Governor Jared Polis recently toured Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain’s (JA) state-of-the-art JA Free Enterprise Center in Greenwood Village. Governor Polis initially took a hardhat tour of the site in November...

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February 1, 2024

JA Worldwide Nominated for the 2024 Nobel Peace Prize

We’re proud to announce that JA Worldwide has been nominated for the 2024 Nobel Peace Prize, our third nomination in three years. JA-Rocky Mountain is a member of JA Worldwide....

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November 21, 2023

JA Free Enterprise Center Earns International Award

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA-Rocky Mountain) earned international recognition for its new JA Free Enterprise Center located in the heart of Greenwood Village. The JA Worldwide award for Brand Amplification was...

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September 25, 2023

2023 Robin Wise Scholarship Recipient

Maxwell Skidmore addresses the crowd at the JA Free Enterprise Center Dedication Celebration in August 2023 Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) is proud to announce that Maxwell Skidmore is the 2023...

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September 18, 2023

Kristi Shaffer Earns C-Suite Award

We are thrilled to announce that Kristi Shaffer, JA-Rocky Mountain’s Chief Development Officer is being recognized for her leadership at JA and the broader business community through the Denver Business...

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August 7, 2023

Tom Durkin Named 2023 JA Volunteer of the Year

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) is proud to name Tom Durkin as its 2023 Volunteer of the Year. Tom first became involved with JA after a trip to his home state...

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JA Honors Bas Wolf as 2023 Educator of the Year

Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) is proud to name Bas Wolf as its 2023 JA Educator of the Year. Bas, who taught English for his first 17 years in the classroom,...

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JA Recognizes Eric Bowler as the 2023 Advocate of the Year

Each year, Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain (JA) names one person or organization Advocate of the Year. The recipient is selected by JA staff members in recognition of their extraordinary breadth of...

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