26th & 28 th September 2018
Junior Achievement of South Florida’s annual Bowl-A-Thon is a great opportunity to get your friends, coworkers and family together to have a great time while also raising money for JA programs!
The JA Bowl-A-Thons take place on September 26 at Strikes@Boca in Boca Raton and on September 28 at SpareZ Bowling in Davie. There are sponsorships available as a great marketing opportunity. Your company could be featured in all participant communications, on social media, during the events and on event collateral.
JA Business Hall of Fame
5th April 2019
Junior Achievement of South Florida will be celebrating our 60th Anniversary at the 2019 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.
JA World Uncorked
19th January 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 Ridley. 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.
Marti Huizenga Roll Up Your Sleeves Awards
June TBD, 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.
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 conversation on empowering women and building the future we want.
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!
Ultimate Guys Night Out
22nd October 2018
The Ultimate Guys Night Out is camaraderie at its finest. Join Junior Achievement of South Florida at this exclusive guys gathering featuring all the things men love – fine wine and spirits, premium fare, casino and virtual reality gaming, live and silent auctions and a cigar lounge. Over 200 men will attend this year’s reinvented event format at The Venue in Wilton Manors.