EVENTS

JA BOWL-A-THON

Dates TBD, 2019
Junior Achievement of South Florida’s annual Bowl-A-Thon is a great opportunity to get your friends, co-workers and family together to have a great time while also raising money for JA programs!

ULTIMATE GUYS NIGHT OUT

Date TBD, 2019
The Ultimate Guys Night Out is camaraderie at its finest. Join Junior Achievement of South Florida at this exclusive gathering featuring fine wine and spirits, premium fare, casino games, live and silent auctions, a cigar lounge and networking opportunities. Over 200 top-level executives attend this exciting event each year.

JA WORLD UNCORKED

January 19, 2019
Now in its 9th year, JA World Uncorked is a 21+ indoor culinary event and includes hours of tantalizing food, premier wines, champagne, spirits, craft beers, indulgent desserts and unforgettable entertainment. This year’s event is co-chaired by the Circle of Wise Women members Sharon Gustafson Florescue with her daughters Shannon Brooks and Susan Rindley-Devlin. Join the 900 guests that enjoy this night each year at JA World. JA World Uncorked is a JA Circle of Wise Women Signature Event.

Light Up The Night

March 5, 2019
Light Up The Night will recognize JA innovators and entrepreneurs and include entertainment, tasty bites, classic cocktails and great networking opportunities. It will be held at the beautiful The Addison in Boca Raton. More details will be shared soon, including ticket and sponsor information.

JA Diamond Anniversary Celebration

April 5, 2019
Junior Achievement of South Florida will be celebrating our 60th Anniversary at the JA Diamond Anniversary Celebration (JA Business Hall of Fame). For 31 years, premier, high-profile event has honored & celebrated an outstanding group of business & community leaders who demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit & distinguish themselves as leaders in their industry & in the community. Each year laureates are selected by past honorees, making the award even more special as they are recognized in front of 400 guests at JA World. We also present the Melissa Aiello Character Award & Lifetime Achievement Award to outstanding individuals in the community.

SPARK TANK FINALE

April 13, 2019
Come see the next generation of CEO’s and meet JA’s budding entrepreneurs! Twenty-one high school student-led companies, mentored by volunteer business professionals, are participating in JA Fellows, Junior Achievement’s pinnacle business, entrepreneurship, and leadership program for 9th – 12th graders. Join us as the Top 10 teams compete at JA Fellows Spark Tank Finale. Local winners have the chance to compete nationally for scholarships and prizes. One of last year’s local teams became the #1 team in the country!

MARTI HUIZENGA ROLL UP YOUR SLEEVES AWARDS

May 8, 2019
The Marti Huizenga Roll Up Your Sleeves Award was established in 2009 at the official opening of the JA World Huizenga Center at the Lillian S. Wells Pavilion. This award has been given to individuals & partners who have gone above and beyond to help Junior Achievement of South Florida achieve its mission. It was named in honor of Marti Huizenga – a philanthropist, a change agent, a visionary, a volunteer – who was a strong supporter of the vision to bring a world-class JA facility to South Florida.

ROSÉ SOIRÉE

June 20, 2019
Wear your favorite shade of pink, and join us as we kick off the summer! This event celebrates “Wise Women” in our community while networking, shopping and sipping Rosé. This chic event brings together 100 women who are Fort Lauderdale’s business leaders, philanthropists and community builders for a conversation on empowering women and building the future we want.

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