Author Archives: Chelsea Cote

Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas Impacts Over 2,000 Students in Observance of Financial Literacy Month

This Financial Literacy Month, Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas is working hard to share the importance of financial literacy education with local students. In fact, through partnerships and special events with The Hartford, Entrepreneurs’ Organization Charlotte, TIAA-CREF, Travelers Insurance, Ernst & Young, General Electric, Grant Thornton, and Queen’s School of Business, we’re engaging 2,116 students

Junior Achievement and EO Prepare Young Entrepreneurs

In March 2014, 40 students from Olympic Community of Schools in Charlotte, NC took part in a one-day event at Time Warner Cable Arena sponsored by EO Charlotte and Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas, Following the successful completion of the JA Be Entrepreneurial Curriculum, student teams worked with an EO member to craft a business

Time Warner Cable Sponsors JA Summer Biz Camp

JACC is Hiring!

Part-Time Information Technology Support Junior Achievement of Central Carolinas is seeking Part-Time IT support in its Charlotte, NC headquarters office. This is the perfect role for an entrepreneurial IT company looking to grow its client base or an IT expert who is looking for additional income. Click here to review the full job description. Interested

McNeary Hosts Cornhole Tournament to Benefit JACC

On Wednesday, May 15th, associates at McNeary and their friends and family members joined together at Davie Park in Charlotte for their annual Spring Social. In addition to a DJ and delicious barbeque, over 15 teams competed in the inaugural McNeary Cornhole Tournament to benefit JACC. Several years ago, McNeary decided to take a creative spin on

April is Financial Literacy Month!

Image Credit It’s Financial Literacy Month nation-wide and we couldn’t be happier to partner with our parent organization, JA USA, to share with you what JA is doing across the country to ensure students are prepared to responsibly manage their finances as they grow! Stay tuned this month as we offer resources, facts and stories

JACC Partners with Make Your Mark EO Charlotte

Using a modified version of Junior Achievement’s JA Be Entrepreneurial curriculum and partnering with Entrepreneur’s Organization Charlotte, 49 MeckTech and Communities in Schools students from Vance High School were recently introduced to what goes into starting and operating a business. The day-long workshop, held on March 7th at the Ben Craig Center, culminated with student teams

WCNC’s Larry Sprinkle Visits JA BizTown!

Yesterday morning on WCNC Charlotte’s “Larry’s Look”, Larry Sprinkle visited JA BizTown to meet our students and understand how they run our town for a day! Check out the full article here and watch Larry’s story below. Thanks for joining us, Larry!

Lincoln County Bowl-A-Thon

The 4th Annual Lincoln County Bowl-A-Thon will be held at Pin Station in Newton, NC on Monday, February 25, 2013 Registration opens at 5:30 and games will begin at 6:30 and run through 8:30.  Teams of five are asked to raise $300 or more.  Bowlers will play two games and shoes are included.  Money raised

Catawba Region Bowl-A-Thon

The JA of the Catawba Region Bowl-a-Thon will be held at Strikers Family Sports Center Saturday, February 9th, from 1 to 3 pm The event is a great team building opportunity for area businesses and schools. Teams of five are asked to raise $500 toward programming throughout the Catawba Region. Sponsorships are available. Sign up