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November 2019

JA Hall of Fame & Centennial Celebration

November 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Loading Dock, 375 Fairfield Avenue
Stamford, CT United States

Thinking Back… Looking Forward, the Junior Achievement Hall of Fame recognizes exceptional leadership and community involvement. This year’s Centennial Celebration will bring a whole new feel to this traditional event, moving from a sit-down dinner to an elegant cocktail format as we recognize great local leaders for their impact. 

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34th Annual JA Bowl-A-Thon

November 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DolrBill’s Bowling & Family Entertainment Center, 145-D Danbury Road
New Milford, CT 06776 United States

Have a fun outing with friends and colleageus, and support Junior Achievement of Greater Fairfield County’s economic education programs for students in grades K – 12. JA’s programs ignite the spark in young people to experience and realize the opportunities and realities of work and life in the 21st century. Bowl-A-Thon Brochure 2019Company Coordinator's Responsibilities 2019General Bowl-A-Thon Info 2019Lane Sign Sponsor Response Form 2019Pledge Sheet 2019Qgiv Online Fundraising Page Instructions  

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March 2020

JA Business Challenge 2020

March 10 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Quinnipiac University, North Haven Campus, The Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences building, 370 Bassett Road
North Haven, CT 06473 United States

The JA Business Challenge places high school students in the CEO’s seat. Young entrepreneurs engage with the nuances of running a global business in a competitive, high-tech marketplace. Student teams strategize to operate the most successful virtual business as they develop skills in teamwork, problem solving and critical thinking.

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April 2020

POSTPONED JA Stock Market Challenge 2020

April 2 @ 9:15 am - 11:30 am
Sheraton Hotel Stamford, 700 E Main Street
Stamford, CT 06901 United States

The Junior Achievement Student Stock Market Challenge is a technology-based simulation of the stock market in which every 60 seconds represents a day of trading. Student teams compete to accumulate the highest possible net worth in their investment portfolio by the close of trading. The stakes are high and the competition is fierce!

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August 2020

2020 JA Virtual Competition

August 31
CT United States

August 2020 UPDATE: Because of COVID-19, instead of the Annual JA Bowl-A-Thon we are excited to co-host a virtual competition with our community partners. Junior Achievement’s programs inspire students in our community to dream big and reach their potential. Especially in this time of uncertainty, JA is a solution provider, pivoting to the digital learning space and offering free online resources to educators, caregivers, and students. With your support, we are able to offer hope and opportunity to the youth in our…

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