Nearly 50 Lincoln Financial Group volunteers recently worked in classrooms at Batchelder Elementary School in Hartford, Conn. teaching on topics that ranged from being a good citizen of the community to financial literacy and entrepreneurship. It was part of the company’s second annual Junior Achievement (JA) Day.
Award Recognizes HMH’s Contribution to the Boston Community
January 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) has been named as one of four new inductees into Junior Achievement‘s Boston Business Hall of Fame. HMH will be honored at a ceremony on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 alongside fellow honorees Hobbs Brook Management, Sullivan & Worcester and Waltham Boys & Girls Club.
Junior Achievement's corporate volunteers provide positive role models for local students and encourage community service
MCLEAN, Va., March 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ – At its quarterly Board of Directors meeting held this week, Junior Achievement USA® (JA) presented Capital One with a 2011-2012 Gold U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award for providing the organization with more than 15,000 volunteer hours during the 2011-2012 school year.
Junior Achievement’s corporate volunteers provide positive role models for local students and encourage community service.
New York , March 6, 2013 /3BL Media/– At its quarterly Board of Directors meeting held earlier today, Junior Achievement USA® (JA) presented ING U.S. with a 2011-2012 Bronze U.S. President's Volunteer Service Award for providing the organization with significant volunteer resources during the year. ING U.S. provided Junior Achievement with more than 5,000 volunteer hours.
Six secondary school students in Hong Kong have devised winning strategies to capture a share of the entertainment services business in India as part of the local leg of the FedEx Express / Junior Achievement 2012 International Trade Challenge.
They will represent Hong Kong at the regional competition which will be held in Hong Kong on August 27-29. These Hong Kong winners will compete with 24 other teams from Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) New York, NY - July 20, 2011 - The Junior Achievement of New York (JA New York) Board of Directors announced today that it has elected Richard J. Poccia, a partner at PwC, as Chairman of the Board. Mr. Poccia succeeds Anré Williams, who has served as Chairman since July 2007.
Retail Storefront at the Richard O. Jacobson JA BizTown
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 23, 2011 - Junior Achievement (JA) of Central Iowa, Inc. received a $10,000 grant from the ING Foundation, allowing central Iowa elementary students to experience real-life financial lessons while attending the Richard O. Jacobson BizTown. With ING’s generous contribution, their retail store will serve over 5,000 students for the 2011-12 school year.
Organizations share strong education and financial literacy focus
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 17, 2011 - Lynne Ford, chief executive officer of ING Individual Retirement, has joined the Junior Achievement USA Board of Directors for a three-year term. Junior Achievement empowers young people to own their economic success via K-12 volunteer-delivered programs focusing on work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy.
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) April 13, 2011 - Junior Achievement USA™ (JA) will be able to empower more young people in 2011 to own their economic success, by engaging volunteers through VolunteerMatch, thanks to MetLife Foundation support.