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JA of Northern Indiana Events

At JA of Northern Indiana, 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!

June 2023


JA Young Entrepreneur Summer Camp

When: Monday, June 19, 2023 - Friday, June 23, 2023
Where: JA BizTown®
Time: 9:00 AM ET

A week of FUN, hands-on activities, and field trips designed to inspire middle school students to become entrepreneurs and future leaders!


JA of Northern Indiana Golf Classic

When: Wednesday, June 28, 2023
Where: Coyote Creek Golf Club
Time: 11:30 AM ET

Join us on the beautiful links of Coyote Creek Golf Club for 18 holes and contribute to improving the lives of the youth of our community and raising the quality of life of our community.

July 2023


JA Young Entrepreneur Marketplace

When: Saturday, July 15, 2023
Where: YLNI Farmers Market
Time: 9:00 AM ET

The Junior Achievement Young Entrepreneur Marketplace is the ultimate chance for entrepreneurs up to 21 years old (and college students) to sell their products, in person, to the public. This one-day outdoor event is open to youth with an existing or new business.


JA Wine & Beer Festival

When: Friday, July 28, 2023
Where: Parkview Field
Time: 5:00 PM ET

The JA Wine & Beer Festival is one of Junior Achievement's largest fundraisers and all proceeds go to support programs that inspire and educate our young people in Northern Indiana to own their future economic success and turn their dreams into reality. Please follow our Facebook page for updates on the success of this year's event!

September 2023


JA BEL Awards

When: Thursday, September 21, 2023
Where: Grand Wayne Center
Time: 6:00 PM ET

To recognize leadership and dedication to entrepreneurship, each year Junior Achievement's BEL (Business, Education, and Leadership) Awards event honors business leaders. These men and women are creating jobs, encouraging employee growth and shaping the successful companies that are essential to a community's economy.


JA Purse-ology

When: Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Where: JA Headquarters
Time: 6:00 PM ET

Join us for the 3rd Annual JA Purse-ology.


JA Cash Bingo

When: Thursday, September 28, 2023
Where: JA Headquarters
Time: 5:30 PM ET

Junior Achievement's 2nd Annual Cash Bingo event!
Bring your friends and co-workers out to a night of food trucks, raffles, cash bar and BINGO. You could WIN BIG in cash and prizes.

November 2023


JA JobSpark Career Expo

When: Tuesday, November 07, 2023 - Wednesday, November 08, 2023
Where: Allen County War Memorial Coliseum
Time: 9:00 AM ET

Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana hosts a two-day interactive career expo for 8th grade students in northeast Indiana during the fall. This event is meant to "spark" an interest in students and get them excited for their future.

March 2024

Where: Virtual Event

The spring JA JobSpark Virtual Career Expo brings schools and industry professionals together through a fun, engaging, and interactive experience to inspire and educate young people regarding future career opportunities. Prior to the event, students participate in three short sessions that explore education and career pathways and prepare students for the virtual event.


June 2023


JA Golf Marathon

When: Thursday, June 01, 2023
Where: Coyote Creek Golf Club
Time: 6:00 AM ET

Golfers will play 100 holes at the beautiful Coyote Creek Golf Club and secure pledges based on the number of holes they play.

May 2023


3DE Inspired to Hired

When: Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Where: Parkview Mirro Center
Time: 7:30 AM ET

Recruiting ideal candidates for job openings isn’t always easy breezy. 3DE is a solution—with opportunities to connect with students and strengthen your future hiring pool!
At our Inspired to Hired event from 7:30-9 a.m. on May 10th at the Mirro Center, you can learn more about 3DE from students and business partners already involved in the program over a delicious breakfast.

March 2023


JA In A Day Homeschool Edition

When: Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Where: Indiana Tech - Snyder Academic Center
Time: 8:30 AM ET

JA in a Day - Homeschool Edition provides homeschool students in Pre-K (ages 4 and 5) through 12th grade the opportunity to receive the JA in-school programs in one fun-filled day of learning!


JA Finance Park® Homeschool Day

When: Wednesday, March 01, 2023
Where: Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana
Time: 9:30 AM ET

JA Finance Park helps area middle and high school students build a foundation upon which they can make intelligent financial decisions that last a lifetime, including decisions related to careers, income, expenses, savings, and credit.


JA BizTown® Homeschool Day

When: Wednesday, March 01, 2023
Where: Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana
Time: 9:00 AM ET

JA BizTown is a site-based, elementary school program. It combines in-class learning with a day-long visit to JA BizTown. It is a fully interactive, true-to-life, simulated town where students learn the fundamental relationship between academics and life beyond school.

October 2022


Play4JA 2022/23

When: Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - Thursday, February 16, 2023
Where: Crazy Pinz Entertainment Center
Time: 4:30 PM ET

Teams of 4-5 people fundraise or are sponsored by their company to fund Junior Achievement programming through bowling! Top fundraisers and big scorers win prizes. Formerly called JA Achieve-A-Bowl, Play4JA aims to raise $60,000 from participants across northeast Indiana and funds go to give students in our region JA programs. This is also meant to be a fun teambuilding event for you.

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