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  • 2017 Winners

    JA 3rd Annual EnTEENpreneur Challenge – a Great Success

    On March 3, 2017 JA of Western MA  held its 3rd annual JA EnTEENpreneur Challenge hosted by the UMASS Springfield Center. Over 20 teams of future entrepreneurs will compete in a 2-minute Pitch Contest and Trade Fair Competition.  Students from Putnam Vocational Technical Academy, Chestnut …

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    Springfield Thunderbirds Host New JA Company Program

    On Saturday October 22, nine members of the new Thunderbirds JA program enjoyed the opening game and the excitement of the shootout win!  Then on Oct. 26, the Springfield Thunderbirds kicked off their new partnership with JA and welcomed a team of sixteen high school …

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  • JAWM Receives Grant from The Hartford

    For Immediate Release: November 2015 Contact: Jennifer A Connolly, JA of Western Massachusetts (413) 747-7670 jconnolly@jawm.org Twitter: @JA_WesternMA THE HARTFORD SPONSORS SECOND YEAR OF THE JA COMPANY PROGRAM” GIVES MORE JA OF WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS TEENS 21st CENTURY ENTREPRENEURIAL EXPERIENCE [Springfield, MA] – Junior Achievement USA®, …

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  • 11th ANNUAL JA STOCK MARKET COMPETITION NOV. 10

    Healthy food is very much important in the breakfast. For growing bodies and developing brains must need the regular intake of food. But if anyone ignores to eat the healthy and nutritional food for breakfast, he/she must fall with physical, intellectual, and behavioral problems. To …

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  • LUSO FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SPONSORS JA FOR MIDDLE GRADERS

    On Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 all 520 students at Wilbraham Middle School took part in a JA in a Day event sponsored and organized by Luso Federal Credit Union. Sixth grade students completed JA Global Marketplace, exploring the impact that the global economy has on …

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  • NEWS RELEASE

    MORIARTY & PRIMACK BRING JA TO KILEY MIDDLE SCHOOL Ja in a Day event at Kiley School in Springfield. Moriarty & Primack volunteers taught all but one class! Front Row left to Right: Rebecca Connolly, Jessica Putnam, Dahimeli Mercado, Jonathan Normand, Roger Conklin, Puja Karki. Back …

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  • Why JA – I Can

    JA made me say I CAN. JA can make our youth say I CAN too! Watch this video & see why students, volunteers and teachers choose JA

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  • MassMutual Award Presentation W Logo 1

    NEWS RELEASE

    Schools to Implement Junior Achievement’s Financial Literacy Coursework, Made Possible by Grant from MassMutual Foundation Personal finance education critical to the fiscal health of JA of Western Massachusetts’ next generation Springfield, MA— Thousands of students in Springfield will be participating in Junior Achievement programs through …

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  • MassMutual Award Presentation W Logo

    NEWS RELEASE

    For Immediate Release: April 2016 For More Information, Contact: Jennifer A Connolly, JA of Western Massachusetts (413) 747-7670 jconnolly@jawm.org MassMutual Honored by Junior Achievement with U.S. President’s Volunteer Service Award (Springfield, MA) MassMutual has been recognized by Junior Achievement (JA) as a 2014-2015 U.S. President’s …

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  • First Credit for Life Fair Held at Putnam Vocational

    [Springfield, MA] – Springfield, MA] On April 6th Putnam Vocational Technical Academy hosted its first in-school Credit for Life Fair for nearly 175 freshmen who had completed JA Personal Finance this past fall. The fair was funded by a grant from the Treasurer’s Office of …

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