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Junior Achievement and Prudential Innovation Challenge

This March, Central High School students had the opportunity to participate in the Prudential Innovation Challenge finals after putting their projects together in January. Through this experience, sponsored by Prudential Financial and supported by Prudential’s Black...

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KPMG Future Leaders Program 2023

The KPMG Future Leaders Program is a charitable initiative focused on developing future generations of women leaders. Twenty-Two female high school seniors will receive a $10,000 college scholarship/year for 4 years, attend a leadership retreat, and be paired with a...

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Balise Auto Group – Tires to Inspire Program

Tackle New England weather with new tires and support a good cause! We have partnered with Balise Auto Group as a part of their Tires to Inspire program. For every set of four tires sold at Balise Hyundai of Fairfield/Genesis of Fairfield between October 1 and...

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Over $200,000 Awarded to JA of Greater Fairfield County

BRIDGEPORT, CT, August 1, 2022 – Junior Achievement of Greater Fairfield County today announced it has been awarded multiple grants and corporate contributions that total over $200,000.  The nonprofit agency was awarded a $34,500 grant from the Pitney Bowes Foundation...

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JA President Featured on The River 105.9

JA President Bernadine Venditto was recently interviewed at The Traveler's Championship as a part of our participation in the Birdies for Charity program. Birdies for Charity is a giving platform that utilizes the excitement around the Travelers Championship to help...

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JAGFC In the News

FinTron, a JA partner who provides digital financial technology, shared news that they have secured new funding, which will allow them to continue building their staff and providing financial literacy programs for local students. Read the full article here:...

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JAGFC President Featured on WICC 600

JA of Greater Fairfield County President Bernadine Venditto was recently featured on Melissa in the Morning on WICC 600. Follow the link to hear the conversation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHl7XfwBigs 

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