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Earn to Learn FL launches online financial literacy platform

2019-08-28T13:29:27-04:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Earn to Learn FL, a matched-savings financial assistance program, has launched an online platform to administer financial literacy training for students to improve their money management skills and budget for their technical training, professional certifications, or college degree programs. To qualify for financial assistance, Earn to Learn FL requires students pursuing postsecondary education to successfully [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida celebrates 25th anniversary with a record-breaking year

2019-08-28T12:58:19-04:00August 27th, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida wrapped up the 2018-19 academic year with record numbers, a fitting way to celebrate its 25th year of experiential learning programs for kindergarten-12th grade students in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. During the 2018-19 school year, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida served 12,498 students, a 7% increase in overall participation. [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida receives $50,000 grant from Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation

2018-12-17T18:24:47-04:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has received a $50,000 grant from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation to help further its programs throughout Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. “This grant will enable us to extend Junior Achievement programs to 2,500 more students in Southwest Florida, helping our goal of reaching 12,500 students during the 2018-2019 [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida joins the global #GivingTuesday movement

2016-11-08T14:58:56-04:00November 7th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Goal to bring financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work-readiness education to local students Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida (JA) has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on Nov. 29, #GivingTuesday is held annually on [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida to induct David Diamond, John DeAngelis and Mayela and Orlando Rosales into 2013 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County

2016-11-08T15:00:31-04:00August 6th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida will induct John DeAngelis and David Diamond of DeAngelis Diamond Construction, Inc. and Mayela and Orlando Rosales of Media Vista Group into the 2013 Business of Hall of Fame, Collier County, at a dinner and awards ceremony on October 29 at the Waldorf Astoria Naples. The prestigious award recognizes outstanding [...]

Junior Achievement seeks volunteers for upcoming school year

2016-11-08T15:00:31-04:00August 5th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is inviting volunteers to help spread the Junior Achievement message throughout area classrooms this fall. The program serves more than 12,000 students, at both public and private schools, across Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties. Students from kindergarten to the 12th grade learn about financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work readiness. Volunteers [...]

Junior Achievement CEO Academy announces winners

2013-06-19T12:06:45-04:00June 19th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A new solar-powered robotic lawnmower, a revolutionary GPS mock credit card to track stolen or lost wallets, a new infra-ray airport security detector and a high-tech tire pressure detector were the innovations developed and unveiled by local high school students at CEO Academy. An exclusive one-week summer camp for high school juniors and seniors, CEO [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida elects new board members and officers

2013-06-04T11:11:48-04:00June 4th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce the appointment of its new board members, elected to serve a three-year term beginning July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2015. The new board members are Brandon Box, commercial relationship manager, IBERIABANK; Russell Budd, owner, PBS Construction; Andy Buschle, vice president, BB&T; Catherine Fay, vice president [...]

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn appointed to Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida board of directors

2016-11-08T15:00:33-04:00May 30th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Pavese Law Firm partner Christina Harris Schwinn has been elected to the board of directors for Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida, Inc. Through a dedicated volunteer network, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida provides in-school and after-school programs for students in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties that focus on three key content areas: work readiness, entrepreneurship [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces

2016-11-08T15:00:33-04:00May 24th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida announces the advisory board members for its 2013 Business Hall of Fame, Collier County to be held on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the Waldorf Astoria Naples. This year’s advisory board chair is Dr. Paul Jones and vice-chair is Tom O’Reilly. Other members selected to this year’s advisory board include Wilma [...]

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida receives $6,000 donation from Publix

2016-11-08T15:00:33-04:00May 20th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Jeff Williams, Publix Super Markets, Inc.; Anne Frazier and Brittany Pickard, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida; Scott Kiesel and Brian West, Publix Super Markets, Inc. Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida has received a $6,000 donation from Publix Super Markets Charities. The funding will enable the nonprofit organization to provide Junior Achievement classes focusing [...]