events

Events Overview

Join us for these upcoming events!

Play 4 JA Palm Beach Par 3

October 14, 2017

Held at Palm Beach Par 3, "Play 4 JA" is a fun, family-friendly golf tournament with beautiful views of the intercoastal and ocean in Palm Beach. A JA student will be paired with each team so that the student will be able to spend the day with local entrepreneurs in our community. Its purpose is to bring the community together to help raise money to expand Junior Achievement programs locally.

JA Pivot & Pitch

10/28/17 JA Fall Pivot, 2/24/18 JA Spring Pivot, 4/25/18 JA Pivot & Pitch

This will be a shark tank style showcase where students will present their business plans to a panel of judges. These students have been working to perfect their business plans and presentation skills in order to take the title of “The 2017 JA Company of the Year”.                                                                          

Global Entrepreneurship Week

November 13-17, 2017

JA Entrepreneurship Week is a one-hour educational experience built around the theme of entrepreneurship. It will be delivered locally by entrepreneurs in classrooms, after-school facilities, and other student venues. The local event will create a point-of-entry experience for students, volunteers, and educators, and will generate national and local media attention for JA

Golf Classic

December 15, 2017

Held on the Fazio Course at Jonathan’s Landing Old Trail Golf Club, this golf tournament is a prestigious event to build client relationships for participants while raising funds for Junior Achievement programs.                                                                                                               ;                   

JA Gala

February 10, 2018

A star studded evening featuring the musical talent of scholarship competitors from five counties during which a South Florida professional is recognized for outstanding leadership. This black tie optional dinner features performing arts students competing for over $10,000 in scholarship prizes. Over 90% of the money raised stays here in South Florida to benefit our classroom programs in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast. This year’s honorees were Patti Hamilton and Gary Lesser

Making A Difference Scientists Reception

March 8, 2018

Junior Achievement of the Palm Beaches & Treasure Coast, together with the School District of Palm Beach County, the School District of Martin County, and the Stiles-Nicholson Foundation, were proud to recognize the top forty-six students and their dedicated teachers from the Palm Beach and Martin Regional Science & Engineering Fairs as they prepared for the State Science & Engineering Fair.

Caribbean Wind

April 21, 2018

This fun event is hosted at the Rybovich Superyacht Marina so come and kick back and enjoy an evening under the stars with live music, cocktails, tropical cuisine and hand rolled cigars. Learn all about Junior Achievement and get to know the business professionals in your community who are already involved!                                              

Great Give

May 17, 2018

Great Give Palm Beach & Martin Counties is a 24-hour online giving event led by the Community Foundation for Palm Beach County, United Way of Palm Beach County and United Way of Martin County designed to raise as much money as possible for local nonprofits in a single day. This community-wide event celebrates the spirit of giving and the collective effort it takes to strengthen our community by raising critical funds for local nonprofits.

Play 4 JA Bowl-A-Thon

July 20, 2018 at Verdes Tropicana.

Junior Achievement’s long-running Bowl-A-Thon is a multi-day fundraiser during which hundreds of people enjoy bowling, prizes, music and camaraderie at bowling centers this year in West Palm Beach and Jupiter. We bring together companies that support and believe in the mission of Junior Achievement to raise money to expand Junior Achievement programs locally. Register as a member of a team from your company or group, with a team goal of securing donations from vendors, friends, family, neighbors, and colleagues. Please contact Richard McDuffe at rmcduffe@juniorachievement.com.