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November 22, 2018 | London and District

LONDON (On) – Junior Achievement (JA) of London and District thanked the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) for a three-year Grow Grant in the amount of $164,900, at an event at Northridge Public School today. London North-Centre MPP Terence Kernaghan, OTF Grant Review Team volunteer Chris Harding and Gr. 8 teacher Carolyn Wiens, students and volunteers, were on hand to hear how the grant is impacting on participants in JA financial literacy programs, two of which are currently being delivered at no charge to students at Northridge: Dollars with Sense (Gr. 7), being delivered by PwC...

November 05, 2018 | London and District

Covering London, St. Thomas, Stratford, Strathroy, Tillsonburg JA (Junior Achievement) London and District Kicks off JA Company Program for Budding High School Business Entrepreneurs   Junior Achievement (JA) of London and District has kicked off its mainstay JA Company Program in venues across southwestern Ontario, launching an extensive  experience that will see high school students develop into business entrepreneurs. The JA Company Program, led by volunteers from the business community, brings teams of students together to create, build and manage a small business for 18...

November 01, 2018 | London and District

November 1, 2018 November national Financial Literacy Month Junior Achievement ‘Financial Fridays’ for youth to offer tips from London financial community LONDON  (On) – Junior Achievement (JA) of London and District is participating in the national November Financial Literacy Month through its “Financial Fridays” advice for young people.   Financial Fridays, a JA social media campaign,  will kick off tomorrow, November 2 and will continue every Friday in November, with messages provided by JA financial partners in London.   Started...

October 19, 2018 | London and District

LONDON (On.) – Two leading businessmen were inducted into the London Business Hall of Fame at the 28th annual gala and fund-raising event Thursday night, hosted here by Junior Achievement (JA) London and District. Lawyer Claude Pensa, now retired, of the leading law firm, Harrison Pensa, and businessman Bill Gray, of the family-owned L.H. Gray & Son egg company, were praised for their business acumen and community leadership. Brad Geddes of Zucora Home was presented with the JA Alumni Award of Achievement and JA student Ashley Caris was presented with the JA Brayl Copp...

August 28, 2018 | London and District

Junior Achievement and Fanshawe Kinlin School of Business were nominated in the Community Collaboration Award category of the Pillar Community Innovation Awards. Read more about the award nominees here: https://lfpress.com/news/local-news/pillar-nonprofit-awards-focus-on-positive-community-stories  

April 30, 2018 | London and District

  London, ON – On Tuesday, April 30th, high school students from London, St. Thomas, Strathroy, Stratford, Tillsonburg, Woodstock, and communities in between, gathered at Fanshawe College in London for the annual JA (Junior Achievement) Company Program Celebration of Excellence. The event recognizes student participants in the after-school JA Company Program for exceptional efforts and successes with real entrepreneurial ventures they have created and managed for an 18-week period during the 2017-18 school year. The JA Company Program provides high school students with a first-...

February 01, 2016 | London and District

Libro Credit Union and three regional JA Charters in southwestern Ontario are pleased to announce a partnership supporting JA’s Financial Literacy programs.   JA South Western Ontario, JA London & District and JA Waterloo Region are excited to be working closely with Libro in 2016 to offer the Dollars with Sense program to students in grade 7 and the Economics for Success program in grade 8. “With Libro’s support-both financial and volunteer commitment-we will be able to offer 13 programs to students in London & District.  We are very grateful for this...

January 27, 2016 | London and District

Join the London and area business community as we honor this year's laureates at the London & District Business Hall of Fame Gala, Thursday, October 20th, 2016 at the London Convention Centre.  For ticket and sponsorship information contact Denise Pelley at dpelley@jalondon.org or 519-439-4201 x.231 Learn more about the London & District Business Hall of Fame  

January 20, 2016 | London and District

The London & District Business Hall of Fame honours those who have shown unique vision amongst their peers, provided leadership to move others to achieve their goals, shown integrity throughout their lives and have built a legacy in our community that will enrich all those who will follow. To nominate a candidate for the 2016 London and District Business Hall of Fame, review the criteria and complete the nomination form included in the link below. All submissions must be received no later than March 18th, 2016.     Laureate Nomination Criteria and Form  For more...

December 24, 2015 | London and District

The JA Company Program in Stratford, ON was featured in an article in the Stratford Beacon Herald in December 2015.  Read the Full Article

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