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JAGFC 2019-2020 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our students who have been awarded scholarships for the 2019-2020 school year! Karen Colangelo Scholarship – Awarded to Alexia Boccuzzi who will be attending University of Pennsylvania this fall. She was also the student speaker at our Hall of Fame...

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Double Your Donation with Employee Matching Gifts!

Are you aware that more than 18 million employees work for companies with matching gift programs? Did you know that your donation to Junior Achievement of Greater Fairfield County could be doubled through a matching gift from your employer? Thousands of companies...

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Junior Achievement is Adapting for the Future!

Here is a message from JAGFC Board Chair, Mike Steinharter:  I have been involved with Junior Achievement - in New York and in Connecticut - for almost 20 years, and have long appreciated its mission: “Junior Achievement (JA) empowers young people to own their...

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Spring 2020 Sponsor Thank You

Many thanks to our partners who promote financial literacy by supporting JA’s digital resources. JAGFC is pivoting to provide creative and unique delivery systems to reach our students, with free online resources available for educators, caregivers, and students....

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JAGFC President Featured in Westfair Communications Online

JAGFC President Bernadine Venditto was recently interviewed for the ​Fairfield County Business Journal and Westfair Business Publications. She reflected on how JAGFC has adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic by pivoting to deliver programs in the digital space, with...

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JA Teen Entrepreneurship Virtual Event Recording

This past Wednesday, May 27th, Junior Achievement joined forces with entrepreneurs Brian Hamilton and Mark Cuban to present Why Entrepreneurship Now? A Virtual Event for America's Teens. Moderated by Fox News Anchor Harris Faulkner, aspiring teenage entrepreneurs from...

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