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May 26, 2009, 18:00 ET
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 04/23/2009

W.T. Clarke High School Students Win 'Best in Show' Honors at the 2009 JANY Business Plan Competition

Winning Team Recognized for Having their Fingers on 'the Pulse' of Nail Care Innovation! Students from W.T. Clarke High School, located in...

Apr 23, 2009, 13:05 ET
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 04/23/2009

Junior Achievement Business Plan Competition Positions NYC Students at Epi-center of East Coast Generation E-Economy:

E = Education, Empowerment & Entrepreneurship Today, Junior Achievement of New York (JANY) is pleased to announce 30 student teams who have...

Apr 20, 2009, 01:05 ET

Junior Achievement Poll: Economic Jitters Cause Houston Families to Stay Home

Houston-area families eating out less frequently and taking less expensive vacations. Some of the widespread effects of the economic crisis --...

Mar 02, 2009, 01:10 ET

Struggling Economy Forces Teens to Change College and Career Plans

Houston Junior Achievement Poll Finds Some Teens Considering Lower Tuition Schools. The results of the 2009 Junior Achievement "Kids and Careers"...

Feb 03, 2009, 11:41 ET

Houston Teens Answer Age-Old Question of 'What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?'

Houston Poll: Doctor is number one, Business person tied for second. Houston teens answered that age-old question of "What do you want to be when...

Dec 02, 2008, 12:25 ET

Junior Achievement of Central Maryland President and CEO Announces Retirement

After 28 years of dedicated service to Junior Achievement, Bonnae J. Meshulam, President and CEO, will retire from her post effective December 15,...

Nov 14, 2008, 14:03 ET

Top NYC & Long Island Business Leaders Join Junior Achievement Board to Prepare Young People to Succeed in a Global Economy

Junior Achievement of New York, Inc. (JANY) is pleased to announce the addition of eight new members to the Junior Achievement of New York Board of...

May 20, 2008, 01:00 ET

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

NEW YORK, May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, Monday, May 19, aspiring student entrepreneurs from six New York City area high schools competed in...

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
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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]
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 04/20/2004

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...