June 19 , 2018
ABOUT JA EVENTS PROGRAMS

Rosé (n) rōˈzā: a light pink refreshment 
that adds sweetness and joy to any day or evening festivity.
 
Soirée (n) swäˈrā: an elegant and jovial 
gathering of music and fun.
 
Rosé Soirée (n) rōˈzā swäˈrā: Junior Achievement of South Florida's must attend event to kick off the summer, complete with rosé champagne, celebrating our Circle of Wise Women members and the incredible entrepreneurial story of Sheryl Clark, President of Beyond Proper by Boston Proper. Join us as she and Mayanne Downs of GrayRobinson discuss the journey of being successful women in business.
  


Save The Date:
The Ultimate Guys Night Out
is October 22!

Since the Rosé Soirée appeals to women, Junior Achievement of South Florida didn't want to leave the gentlemen out of the fun! Join us for The Ultimate Guys Night Out (formerly known as the Limited Partnership Dinner)!

We're Engaging Future Leaders
The deadline to apply for JA Career Bound is June 29! 
Parents - don't miss the opportunity for your high school students to be better prepared for the future!


100% of the students who participated in JA Career Bound:

... expressed an increase in confidence as a leader.
... are better prepared for the workforce by learning soft skills.
... stated what they learned will help them be successful in life.

JA Career Bound is an 8-month cutting-edge, skills-building leadership program where select high school sophomore and junior students learn the skills necessary to succeed in today's workforce. After an opening retreat, students meet once a month for program days focused on specific industries.
 
Students visit some of South Florida's premier businesses to learn firsthand about the career opportunities and what companies are looking for in future employees. Students learn from top executives who share their journeys to success.
 
We use interactive JA curriculum to teach key work skills, including communication, critical thinking, goal setting, interviewing, personal branding, problem solving, public speaking, resume building and teamwork.
 
At the end of the year, students will have the opportunity to put their skills into action by participating in various paid internships with job shadowing.

The cost to participate is $600, including a $50 deposit.

If you are interested in participating, please contact Elexcy Morrison at (954) 979-7106 or email Elexcy@JASouthFlorida.org.

Citrix Donates $10,000 to Support the 2018-19 JA Fellows Program

Jeroen van Rotterdam, Senior Vice President of Engineering at Citrix, served as one of the sharks at the JA Fellows Spark Tank Finale in April.

Thank you Citrix Systems for financially supporting next year's JA Fellows program! JA Fellows is an in-depth, highly intensive leadership and entrepreneurship program for high school students. Students gain real-world business experience by working in groups of 20-25, conceptualizing, capitalizing, and managing their own small businesses, Throughout this real life entrepreneurship experience, students develop communication, financial management, problem solving, collaboration and time management skills, just to name a few. 

At year end, companies participate in a local competition for scholarships, monetary awards, and a chance to compete in a national competition in Washington, D.C. in June. 

The late Edward Iacobucci, co-founder of Citrix, completed the JA Fellows program (when it was still called the JA Company Program), so having this support is extra meaningful, as we pass the torch of entrepreneurial spirit to the next generation through this program.   Learn more about Citrix at  www.citrix.com

Escape the Heat And Inspire Your Kids
at JA BizTown Camp!


Still looking for a last minute thing for your kids to do this summer? Junior Achievement of South Florida is still accepting registrations for our JA BizTown Camp in July! Campers gain experience running a business, managing their own bank accounts and discovering career opportunities! They also enjoy fitness activities and field trips on the Broward College North Campus!

Camp Details
Dates:  July 9-13 or July 16-20

Ages:  8-13
Leader in Training (LIT): 14-16

Hours:  9 a.m.-3 p.m (Extended Hours 8-6 p.m.)

Fees: 
$250 per week
AM Care (8-9 a.m.) is $50 per week
PM Care (3-6 p.m.) is $75 per week
$150 per week for LITs (8 a.m.-6 p.m.)

Location:
JA World Huizenga Center at the Lillian S. Wells Pavilion
1130 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, FL 33066

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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Junior Achievement of South Florida
JA World Huizenga Center at Broward College
1130 Coconut Creek Blvd, Coconut Creek, FL 33066 
954-979-7100 
JASouthFlorida.org