For the fifth year, Arrow Electronics was the presenting sponsor of Junior Achievement (JA) Business Week. JA Business Week, a week-long camp for high school students, allows teens to explore leadership concepts and build confidence alongside Denver’s business leaders. The unique project-based program focuses on practical applications and real-world problem solving.
11th Annual Week of Employee Volunteerism Prioritizes Community Resilience
PRINCETON, N.J., May 31, 2018 /3BL Media/ — For the 11th consecutive year, NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) employees took to the communities where they live and work to volunteer in the name of “positiveNRG week,” the company’s annual week of volunteering. This year’s efforts resulted in nearly 1,000 NRG employees across 16 states volunteering nearly 5,000 hours to 71 charities and nonprofits.
“Something that stood out and appealed to me was the activity about building your own bridge out of paper, balloons and tape”, said Givanna Puran, New Hyde Park High School student. “This experience enlightened me by creating a bridge with the smallest amount of materials. It definitely showed me that small things can have a significant impact.”
October 31, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), announced today that Christina Hack, senior vice president, Strategic Financial Management, Planning and Analysis, has joined the board of directors for Junior Achievement (JA) of Southeastern Pennsylvania, serving greater Philadelphia. JA is the world’s largest organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. Voya’s longstanding partnership with JA spans more than 15 years and, Voya Financial Chairman and CEO Rodney O.
Wells Fargo team members share the impact Junior Achievement has had on their lives — and why they enjoying giving back to future generations.
Curt Todd still remembers serving as CEO of his first business in high school, selling piggy banks and car rearview mirror decorations with his school’s mascot on them. He and a few classmates sold stock and used the money to buy materials and manufacture their products, which they sold at sporting events.
CENTENNIAL, Colo., June 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics is again the presenting sponsor for Junior Achievement Business Week, a week-long residential business “boot camp” experience for students in grades 9-12 taking place June 11–16 on the Johnson & Wales campus in Denver. JA Business Week provides students from all walks of life with the entrepreneurial and interpersonal skills that will help them succeed when they enter the work force.
Junior Achievement of Tri-Cities TN/VA recently inducted two Laureates into its Business Hall of Fame during a gala event at MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center. Mark J. Costa, Chairman and CEO of Eastman was honored as a business leader who has made contributions to the region through his business leadership and civic activities. Eastman was also inducted as a leading corporate citizen, marking the first time that a corporation has been inducted into the Business Hall of Fame.
They came, they saw, they went bowling. And they also raised $15,000 in scholarship money.
Earlier this month, 150 Arrow Electronics employees gathered at Bowlero in Centennial, Colo. to participate in the 2017 Junior Achievement Bowl-a-thon, raising enough scholarship funds to send 43 high school students to this summer’s Arrow-sponsored Junior Achievement Business Week camp.
Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, and construction, in partnership with film producer MacGillivray Freeman Films (MFF) and the American Society of Civil Engineers is supporting a new IMAX 3-D film, DREAM BIG: Engineering Our World. On Feb. 15, Bechtel and its partners hosted a World Premiere at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater in Washington, DC. The film was released on Feb.