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JA of Central Upstate New York Events

At JA of Central Upstate New York, we host several events throughout the year to raise money to support our programming. These events also engage the community in our efforts to reach students! Whether you'd like to get involved on an individual level or as a business through event sponsorship, we offer several ways for you to support our work while having a great time!

November 2023


Happening Now!

Where: Virtual

JA Inspire™ Virtual is a collaboration between education and industry leaders in over 30 counties throughout Western and Central Upstate New York focused on providing thousands of students with the tools they need for future success.

March 2024


Happening Now!

Where: Multiple locations depending on the date you are bowling.

The JA Bowling Classic is a peer-to-peer fundraising event designed to be fun and engaging. Our goal is to build awareness for Junior Achievement, raise critical funds, and encourage team building with participating companies.

Participants are asked to raise a minimum of $100 in pledges to help support Junior Achievement programs in our local schools.

May 2024


JA Young Women's Leadership Summit

When: Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Where: Paychex Junior Achievement Discovery Center
Time: 9:00 AM ET

Educators do you have a young women in a class that will make a great leader? Then this event is for them, don't miss out!

July 2024


Where: Ravenwood Golf Club

Join us July 16, 2024 as we support Financial Literacy for Youth at the FEI Annual Golf Outing, net proceeds to benefit Junior Achievement.


April 2024


Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Where: Paychex Junior Achievement Discovery Center
Time: 9:30 AM ET

The JA Stock Market Challenge offers a chance for high school students to experience the stock market firsthand in an exhilarating competition that caps the exciting high school program!

March 2024

Where: Elmira High School

JA Entrepreneurial Youth Summit will help students draw on their skills and creativity, unlock their entrepreneurial potential and plant the seeds for future entrepreneurial thinking.

October 2023

Where: TBD

Attention JA Volunteers, sign up today for a JA in a Day!


Rochester Business Hall of Fame

When: Thursday, October 12, 2023
Where: Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention
Time: 5:30 PM ET

In this prestigious event, Junior Achievement will be honoring influential, visionary leaders from the business community that have made a significant impact, outstanding contributions to free enterprise and have set new standards for future business leaders while serving as role models for young people. Their accomplishments demonstrate business excellence, courageous thinking and actions, vision and innovation, and community mindedness.

May 2023


JA Titan of Business

When: Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Where: Virtual
Time: 9:00 AM ET

Utilizing JA’s brand new Titan simulation, students become CEOs of a high-tech manufacturing company and make real-time business decisions while analyzing financial and competitive date.

Where: The Thirsty Turtle

The Bar was Raised for Financial Literacy!

November 2022


NHRA Charity Auction Benefiting Junior Achievement

When: Thursday, November 03, 2022
Where: Midvale Country Club
Time: 6:00 PM ET

Rochester – 25th Annual NHRA Charity Auction to Benefit Junior Achievement of Central Upstate New York

May 2022


Where: Virtual

Returning in 2022, the JA Financial Fitness Movement is a virtual fitness race that's a fun way for work colleagues, families and friends to stay active while supporting JA financial literacy programs for area students.

May 2021


JA Virtual Trivia Challenge

When: Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Where: Virtual
Time: 5:00 PM ET

JA Trivia Challenge offers a virtual experience to participants, while raising funds to support JA programs in our region.

March 2021

Where: Virtual

What is your innovative idea that will improve your community? If your idea is selected, you and your team will win access to a virtual experience where innovation experts and entrepreneurs provide additional guidance on ow to transform your idea into reality.

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