TOP 5 - August 15, 2019
Corporate Team Accepts Challenge. 
Are You Ready to Step Up?

Exotech Inc. was the first corporate team to accept the 2019 JA Bowl-A-Thon Glow in the Dark Challenge! Check out the fun video the team created and used to challenge Bison Roofing and Solar, AVI Aviation Inflatables and Apc Packaging:

Also, thank you to the teams and individuals that have signed up for our  2019 JA Bowl-A-Thon, which is September 20th at Strikes in Boca Raton and September 27th at SpareZ Bowling in Davie. They include City Furniture, DEX Imaging, Greenspoon Marder LLP, Morris Law Group and Nova Southeastern University  Join our Glow in the Dark fun event, which is perfect for corporate teams, friends and family!

For more information about the event, contact  Kacee Reid  at (954) 979-7108 or email .

JA Career Bound Leads to Summer Employment Opportunities

After spending the past school year learning career skills, such as communication, presentation, teamwork while visiting leading industries and meeting employees and executives who share their career journeys, JA Career Bound graduates had the opportunity to put their developing skills to work. Select students participated in the JA Summer Employment Program and worked in companies across the County in paid positions in a number of disciplines, including social media, logistics, inventory control, human resources, etc. Amari Wilson shares her experience at KEMET and how JA Career Bound prepared her for the job:

Summer Employment Testimonial - Amari at KEMET
JA Career Bound Graduate Amari Wilson's Summer Employment at KEMET

For more information about JA Career Bound, contact Briana Donaldson at (954) 979-7100 ext. 130 or email

Mentors Impact Our Future Entrepreneurs

Mentors Bill Branan, Gail Augston-Koppen and Jane Caragher with the JA Fellows Entrepreneurship students from Dillard High School

"Being a business mentor for the JA Fellows Program's inaugural year at Dillard High School has been inspirational, intense, joy filled, challenging, and amazing! It is a privilege to be part of a team effort that has the ability to transform lives, develop future leaders, and demonstrate that entrepreneurship can be a real career path. Every high school student should have access to this life-changing experience of participating in the JA Fellows Program." - Gail Auguston-Koppen, JA Circle of Wise Women Member.

The Benefits of Mentoring Include:
  • Build or further exercise leadership, team building, coaching, and presentation skills
  • Represent your company/industry to future employees
  • Raise your profile in the company/community
  • Make an impact in your community
  • Inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs
  • Help young people reach their full potential
  • Share your knowledge and skills
Attend our next Mentor Training on August 21st at 5 pm at JA World Huizenga Center at the Lillian S. Wells Pavilion.  Contact Martha Rios at (954) 979-7103 or email for more information.
Volunteers are the Heart of Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement of South Florida Thank You Volunteers

Each year, Junior Achievement of South Florida relies on more than 7,000 trained volunteer role models and mentors from the local community to help teach core principles around financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship, to 50,000 students in the classrooms and at JA World Huizenga Center at the Lillian S. Wells Pavilion. These mentors include working and retired business professionals, corporate teams, parents, and college students. 

Join our volunteer family for the 2019-2020 school year. Your efforts will have an impact on today's youth and be a rewarding experience for you.

The Holidays are Right Around Corner! 

It's August. But for some companies, it's a time to start planning their end of the year/holiday celebrations and/or training workshops for 2020. JA World Huizenga Center at the Lillian S. Wells Pavilion can accommodate your needs. With up to 60,000 square feet of versatile space, the JA Huizenga Catering Kitchen and access to some of South Florida's top caterers and designers, it's the ideal location for your next corporate event.

Contact Kellie Hensley at (954) 979-7124 or email to discuss your next event. Mention #2019HolidayParty in the email, by phone or in on the online form and save 10% when booking your event between December 1-February 1.

Junior Achievement of South Florida inspires and prepares young people to succeed in a competitive, global economy by providing real world training in financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness.
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