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Junior Achievement Teacher of the Year in the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast!

 By R. Michael Brown
Community Involvement

Congratulations to Karen Kummerlen, the Junior Achievement Teacher of the Year! She will be honored on March 21st at the 2020 JA Hall of Fame...

Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast Honors William Meyer at 18th Annual JA Hall of Fame Benefit

 By R. Michael Brown
Community Involvement

As Junior Achievement enters the one hundred and first year of inspiring and preparing youth to succeed in a global economy worldwide, Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast is honoring Mr. William A. Meyer at this year’s 18th Annual JA Hall of Fame Benefit. The evening kicks off at 6:30 pm and includes a 3-course dinner, silent and live auction, and features live...

Junior Achievement 32nd Annual Golf Classic a Great Success Despite Weather

 By R. Michael Brown
Community Involvement

Over ninety golfers hit the course at Jonathan’s Landing on December 20th, raising $53,750 towards Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast’s mission. Finishing first in the tournament was Mark Wade, Chris Dempsey, Frank Williams, and Jeff Knight with a score of...

JA Teens & Holiday Spending Reveals More than a Third of Teens Plan to Hit the Malls this Holiday Shopping Season

 By Hannah Henry
Financial Literacy

With the holiday season quickly approaching, there is bound to be stress-aplenty. Yet, this season also provides an opportunity for learning and growth for adults and...

Fiji Water Founder & Outback Steakhouse Founder + More Speak at Global Entrepreneurship Week in Palm Beach Schools

 By R. Michael Brown
Entrepreneurship

Global Entrepreneurship Week a Great Junior Achievement...

7th Annual Caribbean Wind Event Raises Over $70,000 for Junior Achievement Programs

 By R. Michael Brown
Community Involvement

On October 19, 2019, Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast held its 7th Annual Caribbean Wind Event at the Rybovich SuperYacht Marina and raised over $70,000. The over 150 guests who attended were very generous in donating to the cause to help provide Junior Achievement programs for K-12 students in our...

Shining a Spotlight on American Business Women's Day

 By Hannah Henry
Entrepreneurship

September 22 is American Business Women’s Day, a day to honor and reflect on the accomplishments, successes, and contributions of American women and female business owners in the workforce. The day was first celebrated in 1949 by the American Business Women’s Association and officially recognized by Congress in the early...

Trade School: A College Alternative in 2019

 By Hannah Henry
Corporate Responsibility

A survey conducted by Gallup and Strada Education Network revealed that 36% of those who attended college regret their choice of major. Of those who pursued or completed a bachelor’s degree, findings uncovered that 40% would pick a different field of study. That’s roughly $25,000 a year, for a student who is in-state attending a four-year university, to decide that their degree was not the best...

The JA Guide to Having an Emergency Savings Fund

 By Hannah Henry
Financial Literacy

As the talented Lindsey Vonn once said, "It's amazing. Life changes very quickly, in a very positive way, if you let it." With these changes, it's essential to consider how it will impact your financial stability. The top life changes that cause the most financial strain? Starting a family, divorce, and taking care of a loved one. Yet, there are more frequent changes in life that cause stress such...

Back-to-School Tips for Kids and Parents 2019

 By Hannah Henry
Community Involvement

Do you remember counting down the weeks left of summer before the early mornings and staying up late with homework? The majority of students dread going back to school because it's hard to switch their minds from 'fun in the sun' to 'back in the classroom'. Whether your student is starting back at a new school or is just moving into a new classroom, these tips are sure to make their (and your)...



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