TOP 5 - February 19, 2019
Celebrity Cruises President and CEO to be Honored at Anniversary Celebration

Recognized as an industry game changer, Lisa Lutoff-Perlo has spent her 33-year career holding progressive positions in Royal Caribbean Cruises Limited until appointed President and CEO of  Celebrity Cruises in 2014. We're thrilled she is one
of four JA Business Hall of Fame Laureates being honored at our Diamond Anniversary Celebration, presented by Delta Air Lines, on April 5! 

Learn more about Lisa and our other honorees and purchase tickets,
sponsorship opportunities and ads in
the commemorative journal
JA Fellows Team Educating Young Athletes About Heat Strokes

Fifteen JA Fellows teams are competing for the 10 finalist spots in his year's Spark Tank Finale on April 13th! These young entrepreneurs are coming up with some innovative businesses and products, while learning the necessary skills to succeed in today's business world. Check out the video from South Broward High School students describing their product - Nu Cool - designed for young athletes as a prevention of heat exhaustion and heat strokes. Come see the teams in action at this free event in April!

JA Fellows Students From South Broward High School - Nu Cool
JA Fellows Students from South Broward High School - Nu Cool

City of Pompano Beach
Supports JA Programs

Thank you, City of Pompano Beach, for funding our initiative "Pompano Beach: JA BizTown - JA Finance Park - JA Inspire." Your support has helped Pompano Beach students experience our hands-on, high impact entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial literacy programs. Thanks to you, 8th graders from Crystal Lake and Pompano Beach Middle Schools attended our JA Inspire interactive career exploration fair on February 8th. There, the students discovered various career opportunities in high-wage/high-demand industries.

Pictured are (Above, Left to Right): Gina Griffin, Junior Achievement; Erjeta Diamanti, City of Pompano Beach; and Nicole Almeida; Strategic Philanthropy. Below are Michele Matias and Tavures Williams from Crystal Lake Middle School.

Need Extra Help This Summer? 
Consider Hiring One of our JA-trained Interns

JA has nearly 200 high school students who are eager to bring their enthusiasm, energy and creativity to your workplace this summer. Throughout the school year we've taught them a variety of skills including communication, critical thinking and collaboration. It's up to you, local businesses, to put these skills into action!

To join the growing list of companies hiring our interns, contact Ken Urquhart, Workforce Development Coordinator, at (954) 979-7106 or email
JA Summer Employment - Internship Success Stories
JA Summer Employment - Internship Success Stories

Renting JA World - It's a Win-Win Deal!

JA World Huizenga Center at the Lillian S. Wells Pavilion is a unique venue to rent for your next business meeting, intimate reception, birthday party, team building activity or large gala. By renting our space for your next event, you are also helping us provide educational programs to the 50,000 students we serve each year in Broward and south Palm Beach counties. That's why it's a win-win deal! Contact our Special Events team today to discuss your rental needs.

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.
Thank You Storefront Partners

Dave & Lorraine Thomas

Broward Health

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Junior Achievement of South Florida
JA World Huizenga Center at the Lillian S. Wells Pavilion
1130 Coconut Creek Blvd, Coconut Creek, FL 33066