TOP 5 - September 5, 2019
The Ultimate Night Out Honoring Two of South Florida's Esteemed Gentlemen

Co-Chairs Tim Sullivan and Chaz Warrington invite you to The Ultimate Night Out, presented by DEX Imaging.

Join Junior Achievement of South Florida on Tuesday, November 12th at Mastro's Ocean Club for this exclusive gathering featuring all the fine things gentlemen love...fine wine and spirits, premium fare, casino gaming, live and silent auctions and a cigar lounge.

Junior Achievement of South Florida will also honoring two deserving 2019 Ultimate Men of the Year:

Matthew Caldwell
Florida Panthers
Andrew Koenig
City Furniture

Don't hesitate - this event sells out each year with only 200 tickets available. Tickets are $300 per person. Sponsorship opportunities are available.  For more information about the event, contact  Kellie Hensley  at (954) 979-7124 or email .




New Teams and Sponsors
Will Glow at JA Bowl-A-Thon

JA Bowl-A-Thon 2019 DEX Imaging Challenge
DEX Imaging Accepts the #JABowlAThon2019 Challenge

Shout out to the recent sponsors and teams participating at the 2019 Glow in the Dark JA Bowl-A-Thon, including HJ Sims and Sponsors APC PackagingChampion Solutions Group and RVG & Company!

Get Your Glow On
September 20th at Strikes in Boca Raton 
and September 27th at SpareZ Bowling in Davie 
from 6-8 pm.

If you are unable to bowl, make a donation or sponsor a lane for our students to enjoy a night out.

If you have questions or need more information, contact Kacee Reid at (954) 979-7108 or email


JA Blog: Top Soft Skills in the 21st Century Workplace


City & Guilds CEO, Chris Jones, once said, "Unfortunately, some people believe that soft skills aren't that important. However, almost every employer I've ever talked to about this disagrees. In a world where job roles are changing rapidly, soft skills will be one of the few constants..." When you think about all of the new colleagues you have met over the years, the teams you've worked on, and the challenges you've faced within your business, soft-skills are at the heart of it all. CLICK TO CONTINUE READING BLOG

As a leader in career readiness, Junior Achievement of South Florida knows that teaching soft skills to our youth is essential. JA Career Bound is one of our programs that provides training for high school students to succeed in today's workforce. 

Registration for the 2019-2020 program is open now!  For more information about JA Career Bound, contact Briana Donaldson at (954) 979-7100 ext. 130 or email .

Oriana's JA Fellows Entrepreneurship Success Story

JA Fellows Entrepreneurship Program Oriana Rivas Testimonial
JA Fellows Entrepreneurship Program Oriana Rivas Testimonial

J A Fellows Entrepreneurship Program graduate Oriana Rivas and her mother Rosmyr Naranjo share their experiences participating in intensive leadership and entrepreneurship program.  

Oriana was on the team Pure Serenity from Marjory Stoneman Douglas that won JA Company of the Year at the 2019 Spark Tank Finale, as well as 2nd Place JA Company of the Year at the National Student Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C

Business professionals, small business owners and community members - you can make a difference in the professional and personal lives of our future entrepreneurs and leaders, like Oriana. Become a mentor today!  Attend our next Mentor Training on September 12th at 3 p.m. at Dillard High School.  Contact Martha Rios at (954) 979-7103 or email for more information.

Alumni and Volunteers Gather For Appreciation Event

Junior Achievement of South Florida continues to find ways to engage our over 7,100 dedicated volunteers and mentors, as well as alumni. Recently, some of them gathered for a special appreciation event held at Piazza Italia in Fort Lauderdale. It was a tremendous networking opportunity for the guests..

Similar opportunities will be announced in the near future. If you know someone seeking volunteer opportunities in the community or have enjoyed their JA experience as alumni, here or anywhere in the world, refer them to Junior Achievement of South Florida.

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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