Work Readiness        -      Entrepreneurship       -     Financial Literacy

Junior Achievement of Brazoria County, Inc.          February 2016

Junior Achievement: Empowering young people to  own their economic success.

JA-in-a-Day - March 4
 Freeport Intermediate

Celebrity Waiter
March 19, 2016

Who's Who" Golf Classic
May 13, 2016

JA-in-a-Day - May 17  
Lanier Middle School

JA-in-a-Day - May 19 
Clute Intermediate School

Junior Achievement 
Board of Directors

Anne Allstott-Chair
Tiffany Davis-Vice Chair
Larry Stanley-Financial Officer

Jimmie Birmingham
State Rep. Dennis Bonnen
Shari Boyken
John Brau
Darren Brooks
Tammi Byrd
Steve Carroll
Joyce Chapa
Tim Daeschner
Chase Davenport
Matt Edquest
Tammy Fillip
Barbara Franklin
Ranelle Hampy
Jerry Hart
Michele Holsten
Dianna Kile
Kevin Land
Shalako McGinnis
Jerry Monical
Butch Murrell
Shelley Nadel
Lynne Robbins
Tim Rowe
Paula Schroller
Ravi Singhania
Jackie St. Pierre

Applications for Board Members are being taken for this fiscal year.  979.549.0800
2015 - 2016 Grant Funders

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Give Students a Gift That 
Will Last a Lifetime!

A want versus a need. How to create and maintain a budget. Don't you wish that someone had taught you those things as you were growing up? Now there is someone. YOU!
If you've been meaning to make a contribution, now's the time. Your donation today makes it possible for students to take control of their future. 
"We hear all the time that kids can't balance a checkbook but the JA programs help them not only do these kinds of things but they help them to see what it takes to run a business. What are the economics that are involved in that?  It helps them run their own lives better." - B'Port teacher

You have the power to give a student the successful future they desire. A $25 gift supports one student in JA. Let them know they can count on you by making a one-time or reoccurring donation today.
About Junior Achievement
6,500 + young people at nearly 50 schools and organizations benefit from Junior Achievement of Brazoria County programs each year, with help from more than 300 dedicated volunteers. JA programs change lives by giving young people the tools to thrive and teaching three crucial lessons: personal financial responsibility, workforce readiness and entrepreneurial thinking. JA empowers young people to own their economic success. This mission is accomplished through volunteers who take the time to teach JA, provide role model behavior and establish a mentoring relationship with students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. Junior Achievement of Brazoria County serves all school districts in the county as well as private schools, after school and in school groups and organizations.

Junior Achievement
of Brazoria County, Inc.
225 Parking Way
P.O. Box 83
Lake Jackson, TX 77566
979-549-0800 - Kim
979-549-0805 - Tova
866-297-5742 - Fax

Kim Effenberger,  President/CEO:

Tova Heimeyer,  Program Manager
Join JA for the 29th Annual Celebrity Waiter 
         An evening of fun, food & networking.  Event features  Dinner, Live & Silent Auction
    When:  Saturday, March 19, 2016 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Lake Jackson Civic Center  
    333 Hwy 332 E, Lake Jackson, TX 77566
Why:  Just because we're adults doesn't mean  we have to grow up.  
Call 979-549-0800 for reservations 
or email

Emerald Sponsors - $1,000 (20 tickets)
Area Print Shop

Sapphire Donors - $500 (10 tickets)
 Chevron Phillips
 HBS National
Freeport Welding
Infinity Group
 Music's Auto Sales & Wrecker Service
 Nalco Champion
 Safway  Services

The kids of Brazoria County need you!

  • Volunteering your valuable time to impact students,
  • Opening your classroom to JA programming,
  • Donating your hard earned dollars,
  • Providing leadership on the JA Board of Directors and/or Advisor Committees,
  • Attending a special event
  • Telling the JA story to others,
  • Giving back to others for what JA meant to you as a former student. 
Golf 2016
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Brazoria County's Premier Golf Event
Friday, May 13th
The Wilderness
AM & PM Flights

Do You Live to Shop

Many of you shop Amazon for gifts and everyday items.  Did you know that if you sign in through AmazonSmile to shop that Amazon will donate a portion of your normal purchases to Junior Achievement of Brazoria County.

It's a Win, Win.
WIN ... No Added Cost to you, 
WIN... Local youth benefit.

Junior Achievement has a lot of student activities, app ' s, survey's and scholarship opportunities. 

Our supporters make it possible to provide 
for Brazoria County students Pre-Kindergarten-12th. Check out the program (s) that work best for your students. We can provide a volunteer to totally take it on or you can teach your own classes if you prefer.
Call: 979.549.0805 for details   


 Volunteer Opportunities

  • Teach in the Classroom
  • STEM guest speaker for kids
  • Join the JA Board
  • Assist on the Golf Committee
  • Join the Celebrity Waiter Committee
  • Help out at Hall of Fame
  • Gather a team for Bowl-a-thon
  • Fund-raise for Gift cards
  • Oversee a Jeans 4 JA office fundraiser
  • Solicit auction items
  • Help repackaging kits
  • Coordinate a campus's volunteers

 Call today to set up a Lunch & Learn or discuss other ways to get involved. 979.549.0800 or 0805.