TOP 5 - May 30, 2019
Two JA Fellows Company Teams
Invited to National Competition

(LEFT) "Pure Serenity" from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
(RIGHT) "VIBEzzz" from NSU University School

For the fourth year, Junior Achievement of South Florida is proud to announce two JA Fellows student companies have been selected as part of 15 finalist teams (out of 700+ across the U.S.) to compete at the Junior Achievement National Student Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C. 

Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School "Pure Serenity" and NSU University School "VIBEzzz" will travel to the nation's capital for the three-day event, June 16-20, to compete with teen entrepreneurs from across the United States for the National JA Company of the Year.

"We are very proud of our over 500 JA Fellows entrepreneurship students and want to congratulate the two teams selected to compete in DC. These students have learned the skills required to start and run a business and have developed an entrepreneurial mindset that is sure to help them succeed in the future. " said Laurie Sallarulo, President & CEO.

JA Fellows 1st Place Best Video Commercial - MSD Pure Serenity
Marjory Stoneman Douglas
Pure Serenity
JA Fellows 3rd Place Best Video Commerical - NSU University School VIBEzzz
NSU University School
Orchids, Spices, Stylish Fashion and Bloomers Frosé

In addition to bringing together women philanthropists, business and community leaders, JA Circle of Wise Women's Rosé Soirée on June 20th at Pelican Grand Beach Resort will feature some incredible vendors.

Purchase a beautiful orchid from SR Orchids. Discover rare teas, seasonings and spices offered by The Spice Lab. View the latest fashions by J. McLaughlin. Taste Bloomers Frosé frozen twist of rosé champagne. 

Join us for this great networking opportunity, as we honor the  2019 Woman of Wisdom,  Abby Laughlin of Sandbox 101, LLC , and induct the new  Circle of Wise Women   members.

An Evening of Networking, Inspiring Youth, and Honoring Entrepreneurs

Junior Achievement of South Florida 2019 Light Up The Night
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2019 Light Up The Night highlights

Over 150 guests gathered for an incredible evening on May 21st at The Addison raising more than $50,000 for JA programs. Light Up the Night, presented by the Warren Family Foundation, honored three exemplary entrepreneurs and innovators from south Palm Beach County and showcased our young entrepreneurs.

CLICK HERE to read more about this incredible networking event, view photos and see our sponsors. 
Franklin Templeton Investments Dedicated to Expanding JA Programs

Junior Achievement of South Florida is proud to participate in the JA Worldwide and Franklin Templeton Investments (FTI) 2019 Volunteer Opportunity initiative! 

FTI provided grants to eight JA locations across four regions around the world, including JA of South Florida. These funds help expand our financial literacy and entrepreneurship programs, specifically to students who wouldn't otherwise have the opportunity to experience them.

Thanks to the FTI team for volunteering a day in JA Finance Park and inspiring 8th graders from Academic Village Middle School.

"The Junior Achievement experience is really special. The life lessons and financial tips bestowed on the kids is so effective. I always look forward to volunteering for JA!" - Ben Woodrow, Franklin Templeton Investments

Featured JA Position:
Classroom Programs Manager

Have a passion for the classroom?Junior Achievement of South Florida is currently seeking candidates for Classroom Programs Manager. This position  manages nearly 300 volunteers, including recruitment, training, placement, support, and recognition. These volunteers work within school classrooms in Broward and south Palm Beach counties to teach JA programs to approximately 8,000 students each year.

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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