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JA in a Day volunteers featured in Shoreview Press

February 21, 2017
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Bowling event benefits Junior Achievement

January 14, 2017
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Lakeville Area School District 194 students go to BizTown

December 30, 2016
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A hands-on approach to learning business skills

December 28, 2016
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Harvard recognizes JA Finance Park

December 21, 2016
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Affinity Plus Foundation supports Junior Achievement to help strengthen financial literacy programming across Minnesota

December 7, 2016
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Young people get help in financial literacy

October 27, 2016
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Monogram Loves Kids Foundation announces 2016 grant recipients

October 9, 2016
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After floods, Waseca Color Dash delivers rainbow

October 5, 2016
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Junior Achievement has new home in Brainerd

September 30, 2016
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Business leaders are honored for their work with JA to help schoolchildren

September 17, 2016
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Junior Achievement invites team to trivia challenge

September 16, 2016
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Color Dash raises money to support Junior Achievement in Waseca

September 15, 2016
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Mankato East’s Mary Berg named Junior Achievement Capstone Teacher of the Year

August 9, 2016
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Two Minnesota Credit Union Professionals Receive Junior Achievement’s Volunteer of the Year Awards

August 9, 2016
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How to Unlock Students’ Entrepreneurial Potential

August 4, 2016
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Local JA students win national awards

June 22, 2016
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JAUM announces 2016 Business Hall of Fame Laureates

June 16, 2016
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Local entrepreneurs advance to next round of MN Cup

June 7, 2016
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Junior Achievement and MN Cup collaborate

May 1, 2016
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It’s time to have an honest conversation about financial education in Minnesota

April 24, 2016
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Special MN Cup insert featuring JA and new youth division

April 4, 2016
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Affinity Plus and Junior Achievement partner to provide financial education in Brainerd elementary schools

March 31, 2016
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Junior Achievement Receives $10,000 from AgStar

March 25, 2016
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Helping Teens Not Regret Student Debt

March 23, 2016
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JA BizTown Business Center gets new look with support from Synchrony Financial

March 23, 2016
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Cargill employee “demonstrates the possibilities” for eighth-graders in Junior Achievement

March 22, 2016
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U.S. Bank one of 60 organizations to be honored by Junior Achievement with the U.S. President’s Volunteer Service Award

March 17, 2016
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Venture Bank Funds Junior Achievement at Local School

March 16, 2016
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Start It Up Junior Achievement Camp Inspires Young Entrepreneurs

Minnesota State Mankato In Review 2014-2015 Annual Report
(see pages 26-27)
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Swanville accepts free financial literacy program for first graders

January 21, 2016
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It’s time to ramp up financial literacy standards

January 9, 2016
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Waseca Lions Club schedules January meetings

December 24, 2015
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Lend a hand in Central Minnesota

December 21, 2015
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Tech Students Learn Business with Local Bankers

December 7, 2015
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Kramarczuk’s was once an immigrant business

November 21, 2015
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6th Grade Students Learn at JA BizTown

November 21, 2015
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Fun and games drive home real-life lessons for Waseca students

November 20, 2015
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Over $9,000 given to community organizations at Janesville Area Foundation awards event

November 17, 2015
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Info session planned for Wasecans to learn about Junior Achievement programs

November 13, 2015
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More Than 700 UnitedHealth Group Leaders Converge on Twin Cities for Day of Service

October 1, 2015
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JAUM and MN Cup Announce Youth Division in 2016

September 29, 2015
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Training the Next Generation

September 2015
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Jeff Kerr of U.S. Bank named Chairman of JAUM Board of Directors

August 11, 2015
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Midwest classroom achievement program to introduce camp event

May 8, 2015
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Consultant honored with award

April 21, 2015
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Willow Creekers ‘experience how hard parents work’ in new program, run kid-sized city

April 18, 2015
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Young entrepreneurs launch into business at Mankato East

April 7, 2015
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Former CliftonLarsonAllen CEO Earns Top JA Leadership Award

March 19, 2015
Gordon Viere recognized as outstanding volunteer
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Junior Achievement comes to Willow Creek

March 19, 2015
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Adult Volunteer of the Month: Amy Gray

February 20, 2015
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Lend a hand in Central Minnesota

January 26, 2015
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Junior Achievement honors Bechtold with award

December 8, 2014
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Why Knot?

November 30, 2014
River Bend Area Learning Center students participate in a unique opportunity afforded by the JA Company Program
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JA Company Program brings students and local business together to build entrepreneurship

November 22, 2014
Owatonna High School students gain priceless understanding and opportunities with Junior Achievement
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Students prepare for BizTown

November 9, 2014
The St. Mary’s 6th graders prepared for their experience at Junior Achievement (JA) BizTown on Tuesday, October 21
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Overtime: Kids learn finance, golf in summer programs

July 26, 2014
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Minneapolis Teens Learn How to be Workforce-Ready at AT&T Aspire Mentoring Academy

May 13, 2014
Roosevelt High School students participate in Junior Achievement Job Shadow Program to gain 21st century skills
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U.S. Bank Partners with Junior Achievement to Support High School Entrepreneurship Competition

May 8, 2014
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St. Paul Teens Learn How to be Workforce-Ready at AT&T Aspire Mentoring Academy

March 26, 2014
High School for the Recording Arts and Tartan High School students participate in Junior Achievement Job Shadow Program to gain 21st century skills
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ManpowerGroup Commits $200,000 and Employee Volunteer Hours to Support Junior Achievement’s Work-Readiness and Financial Literacy Youth Programs Through 2016

March 11, 2014
Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest Receives ManpowerGroup Grant and Local Volunteer Support for JA Finance Park and JA BizTown Programs
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Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest Receives $1 million Contribution from The Otto Bremer Foundation to Cultivate Youth Entrepreneurship

February 11, 2014
Donation to JAUM to Fund Multi-Year Initiative to Target Students in
Minnesota, North Dakota and Western Wisconsin
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