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Junior Achievement Of Southwest New England Appoints Somia Farid From Edible Arrangements To New Haven Advisory Board

Junior Achievement of Southwest New England today announced the appointment of Somia Farid, a director at Edible Arrangements, to its New Haven Advisory Board. “I am pleased to welcome Somia to the board. Her knowledge of working in a global company and experience in technology will strengthen JA’s ability to … Read More

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JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF SOUTHWEST NEW ENGLAND RECEIVES NATIONAL HONOR FOR TOP PERFORMANCE

Junior Achievement of Southwest New England has been awarded one of Junior Achievement USA®’s (JA USA) highest honors: The Five Star Award. The purpose of the Star Award is to recognize staff and boards of JA Areas that meet Junior Achievement’s national standards in operational efficiency and through strong representation … Read More

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Junior Achievement Launches JA Pathways to Careers Program with Berlin High School

Junior Achievement’s (JA) mission is to empower young people to own their economic success.  A new initiative spearheaded by Junior Achievement of Southwest New England in partnership with Chris Edge, the Director of Economic Development for Berlin, CT, and Berlin High School, JA Pathways to Careers lays the foundations for … Read More

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Junior Achievement of Southwest New England hosts 14th Annual Hartford Partners in Achievement Breakfast

Junior Achievement of Southwest New England hosted its 14th annual Partners in Achievement Breakfast at the Hartford Marriott Downtown and was held from 7:15 A.M to 9:00 A.M.  During the first part of the breakfast, guests are welcome to network with other business and community leaders. Next, guests got to … Read More

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Junior Achievement of Southwest New England Works with Pratt & Whitney to Make the JA Entrepreneurial Academy a Reality

Junior Achievement of Southwest New England has worked with Pratt & Whitney to make the JA Entrepreneurial Academy into a reality. The after school program teaches students firsthand about manufacturing and entrepreneurship, to better prepare them to join the workforce and perhaps plan their own companies with this insider knowledge. … Read More

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Junior Achievement of Southwest New England’s Hosts 37th Annual Business Hall of Fame in Hartford

April 18, 2017- Hartford, CT- Junior Achievement of Southwest New England held its 37th annual Business Hall of Fame at the Hilton Hartford on April 13th, honoring four individuals and one corporation. This year, with 300 guests in attendance, JA inducted: Bernard C. Schilberg, CEO of Prime Materials Recovery Inc.; … Read More

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Junior Achievement of Southwest New England Announces Five New Board Members

Junior Achievement of Southwest New England welcomes five new members to its Board of Directors. New members include; Jay Buth, VP, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer of Eversource Energy; Pamela Carpenter, COO, National Accounts at Travelers; Dawne E. Ware, Finance and Operations Executive; Sue Rapini, Executive VP, Greater New Haven … Read More

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JA Career Connections for Young Women-Inspiring Young Women to Plan for Successful Careers and Financial Independence

March 2017 marked the third consecutive year Junior Achievement of Southwest New England has partnered with the Junior League of Hartford to implement the highly impactful and rewarding, JA Career Connections for Young Women program. JA Career Connections for Young Women is an intensive after-school program, bringing together a handful … Read More

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Junior Achievement of Southwest New England’s held 37th Annual New Haven Business Hall of Fame

March 30, 2017- New Haven, CT- Junior Achievement of Southwest New England held its 37th annual New Haven Business Hall of Fame at the New Haven Lawn Club on March 11, honoring three individuals and one corporation. This year, with 200 guests in attendance, JA inducted Larry Bingaman, President and … Read More

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Junior Achievement of Southwest New England Employees Volunteer and Donate Goods to Freshplace Food Pantry in Hartford

Junior Achievement of Southwest New England employees decided to give back this year by volunteering for another organization—Freshplace, an innovative fresh food pantry in Hartford, developed by the Junior League of Hartford and several other community organizations. JA decided on donating canned goods and their time to Freshplace, whose goals … Read More

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