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May 15, 2008, 01:00 ET

Local High School Students Compete in Junior Achievement of New York's First-Ever Business Plan Competition

NEW YORK, May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Aspiring student entrepreneurs from six New York City area high schools will compete Monday, May 19 in a...

Jan 22, 2007, 00:00 ET

Metro Detroit Participates in National Job Shadow Program

DETROIT, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan is partnering with several metro Detroit based companies to have...

Oct 19, 2006, 01:00 ET

Junior Achievement and Rock Financial Open Michigan's First 'Finance Park' in Downtown Detroit Today

DETROIT, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan (JA) will officially open its Rock Financial JA Finance Park...

Jun 20, 2006, 01:00 ET

Deborah L. Louison has been named to the new position of vice president-government affairs for London-based Cadbury Schweppes' Americas Beverages and Cadbury Adams businesses. She will be based in Washington, D.C., and will be responsible for all government affairs throughout the Americas region. Americas Beverages is headquartered in Plano, Texas, while Cadbury Adams is located in Parsippany, N.J. (PRNewsFoto)[RV]

ACE Cash Express Announces Community Partnership With Junior Achievement of Dallas; ACE Makes $50,000 Contribution to Junior Achievement of Dallas

DALLAS, June 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ACE Cash Express, Inc. (Nasdaq: AACE) recently presented a $50,000 check to Junior Achievement of...

May 22, 2006, 01:00 ET

Rudy Giuliani & Junior Achievement Honor Massachusetts Business Leaders

BOSTON, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Rudy Giuliani is teaming up today with Junior Achievement of Eastern Massachusetts to keynote the Boston Business...

Apr 18, 2006, 01:00 ET

Junior Achievement Honors Community Business Leaders

DETROIT, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan (JA) will honor Don Barden, Richard E. Dauch and Robert Thompson...

Sep 20, 2005, 01:00 ET

New Poll Shows That American Teens Have an Increasingly Strong Ethical Compass - But Many Lack the Courage of Their Convictions

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- An encouraging shift in teens' attitudes on ethics has emerged in a new poll released by JA...

Jun 09, 2005, 01:00 ET

Junior Achievement Awards Outstanding Teachers

SALINE, Mich., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement Worldwide recently announced its annual Teacher of the Year awards and one local...

Mar 29, 2005, 00:00 ET

Junior Achievement of Upper Midwest Honors Best in Corporate Leadership With Business Hall of Fame

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest has chosen seven local corporate leaders to be inducted into...

Dec 16, 2004, 00:00 ET

HSBC Partners With Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada to Bring the 'Economics of Life' to Local Students

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- HSBC, one of the largest banking and financial services organizations in the world, has partnered with Junior...

Oct 01, 2004, 01:00 ET

Junior Achievement and Deloitte Launch National Ethics Essay Contest for High School Seniors

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement (JA) and Deloitte & Touche USA LLP have launched an essay contest open to...

Sep 30, 2004, 01:00 ET

Junior Achievement Announces 2004-2005 Board Officers

DETROIT, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Now in its 55th year of service in providing financial literacy education to regional kindergarten through...

Sep 09, 2004, 01:00 ET

Junior Achievement Marks 55 Years, 1 Million Students

DETROIT, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Trained volunteers entering local K-12 classrooms this fall marks 55 years of financial literacy education...

May 04, 2004, 01:00 ET

Junior Achievement Honors Outstanding Business Leaders, May 20 in Dearborn

DETROIT, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan (JA) will honor J.T. Battenberg III, Donald Coleman and Yousif Ghafari...

Oct 16, 2003, 01:00 ET

Junior Achievement Unveils New Program to Educate Students About the Importance of Respecting Copyrights

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. and LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement, Inc., today announced that this school year it has added a...

Sep 26, 2003, 01:00 ET

President, Junior Achievement of New York, Douglas Schallau, Pfizer's EVP and CFO David L. Shedlarz and Student Leadership Award honoree Lauren Goldman, a junior at the Bronx High School of Science, enjoy last night's festivities at Junior Achievement of New York's Second Annual Gala at Radio City Music Hall. (PRNewsFoto)[AG]

Junior Achievement of New York Held Its Second Annual Gala at Radio City Music Hall

NEW YORK, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement of New York (JANY), a non-profit educational organization, honored five outstanding...

Sep 18, 2003, 01:00 ET

In Today's Economy, More Teens Believe Owning Your Own Business Provides Greater Job Security Than Working for Someone Else

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- More teens (41 percent) believe "owning your own business" provides greater job security than...

Jul 17, 2003, 01:00 ET

Lansing Resident Takes Junior Achievement Economic Education To Montenegro

LANSING, Mich., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Lansing resident Susan Stuart was one of six Americans selected to represent Junior Achievement Inc. (JA)...

Jul 15, 2003, 01:00 ET

Junior Achievement of Greater Genesee Valley Receives Welch Grant

FLINT, Mich., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement of Greater Genesee Valley (JAGGV) is the recipient of a $15,000 grant from the James A....

Jun 24, 2003, 01:00 ET

Tech Scribe Matt Roush Kicks Off Junior Achievement Of Southeastern Michigan Volunteer Drive at MACPA Event, June 25-26

DETROIT, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan, along with Matt Roush, WWJ Newsradio 950 technology editor and...