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Junior Achievement

Youths urged to enter Money Smart Kid CContest by Monday

MERRILLVILLE | In conjunction with the U.S. Federal Reserve’s 8th annual Money Smart Week, Lakeshore Public Media, Junior Achievement and the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana are sponsoring the Money Smart Kid Contest with support from the Northwest Indiana Money Smart Council.

March 01, 2014 12:00 am

Junior Achievement You're Hired presented to Merrillville freshmen

MERRILLVILLE | On Wednesday, October 16th from 7:45-9:40 a.m. Junior Achievement will present the JA You’re Hired program to the entire freshman class at Merrillville High School followed by JA Career Panel of professionals from 9:45-10:45 a.m. who talk about their Careers and get students e…

September 17, 2013 8:24 am
JOHN DAVIES: Wowing kids with wonders of science

JOHN DAVIES: Wowing kids with wonders of science

What happens when first- and second-graders encounter cow eyeballs, pig hearts and granite rocks?

September 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Junior Achievement golf classic is Sept. 30

LAPORTE | Junior Achievement serving LaPorte County Golf Classic will be held Sept. 30 at Pottawattamie Golf Club. Registration and lunch is at 11 a.m. Shotgun start at noon with a scramble format.

August 15, 2013 12:00 am
JOHN DAVIES: Making ‘light bulbs go off’ for kids

JOHN DAVIES: Making ‘light bulbs go off’ for kids

When you work around creative and innovative people, the conversation inevitably turns to innovation and youth.

August 11, 2013 12:00 am
Scott Middle School students navigate virtual finances

Scott Middle School students navigate virtual finances

HAMMOND | Students at Charles N. Scott Middle School became residents of a virtual world on Tuesday that's meant to whisk them from life as middle school students to independent adults.

May 28, 2013 5:54 pm Photos

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NIPSCO employees teach Hammond kids about financial literacy, more

HAMMOND | NIPSCO employee volunteers visited three Hammond schools Friday to teach students about financial literacy, entrepreneurship and economical structures.

May 17, 2013 7:50 pm
Hope is bottom line at financial literacy event

Hope is bottom line at financial literacy event

GARY │ Money Smart Week in Northwest Indiana was capped off Saturday with a financial literacy event at Indiana University Northwest.

April 27, 2013 8:45 pm Photos

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Essay contest to reveal Money Smart Kid

MERRILLVILLE | In conjunction with the U.S. Federal Reserve’s seventh annual Money Smart Week, April 20 to 27, the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana are once again sponsoring the Money Smart Kid Essay Contest, with support from Junior Achievement and the entire Northwest I…

March 14, 2013 12:00 am
Girl Scouts host Money Smart Kid Essay Contest

Girl Scouts host Money Smart Kid Essay Contest

MERRILLVILLE | In conjunction with the Federal Reserve’s seventh annual Money Smart Week, which takes place April 20–27, the Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana are once again sponsoring the Money Smart Kid Essay Contest, with support from Junior Achievement and the entire N…

February 26, 2013 12:26 pm Photos

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Junior Achievement to host Bowl-a-Thon

MICHIGAN CITY | It's time to put on your bowling shoes and join us at City Lanes bowling alley on February 16  when the Junior Achievement serving La Porte County hosts a Bowl-a-Thon presented by IU Health La Porte Hospital. Have a great time while raising funds to continue the programs of J…

January 15, 2013 11:58 am

Junior Achievement serving LaPorte County to host Bowl-a-Thon presented by IU Health

MICHIGAN CITY |  It's time to put on your bowling shoes and join us at City Lanes bowling alley on Feb. 18, 2012 to have a great time while raising funds to continue the programs of Junior Achievement serving La Porte County.

November 22, 2011 2:07 pm
Junior Achievement teaches NWI students financial savvy

Junior Achievement teaches NWI students financial savvy

Fourth-grader Owen Potucek always enjoys it when speakers come to his classroom. The 9-year-old said he learned about money and banks when a Junior Achievement volunteer presented a program to his Watson Elementary School class in Schererville earlier this year.

October 17, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Junior Achievement School House Fundraiser

Junior Achievement School House Fundraiser

CROWN POINT | Junior Achievement of NW Indiana will be holding a school house fundraiser at banks throughout NW Indiana beginning Monday, August 29 thru Friday, September 23.

August 31, 2011 11:10 pm
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