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JA of the Bluegrass Events

At JA of the Bluegrass, 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!

February 2023

Wed
15

Happening Now!

Leadership Lexington Youth Program 2023-2024

When: Wednesday, February 15, 2023 - Monday, April 15, 2024
Where: Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass
Time: 12:00 AM ET

Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass Leadership Lexington Youth Program (LLYP) is a program for high school juniors enrolled in Fayette County public, private, parochial, Montessori, and home schools. Applications for the 2023-2024 school year will start to be accepted in the spring.

November 2023

Wed
15

Happening Now!

JA of the Bluegrass Inspire Virtual

When: Wednesday, November 15, 2023 - Saturday, June 15, 2024
Where: Virtual
Time: 9:00 AM ET

JA Inspire is more than a career fair, it brings together the business community and local schools and is designed to help launch 6th through 12th grade students, along with young adults age 18-25, into their futures: high school, college, and careers beyond.

March 2024

Fri
22

JA of the Bluegrass Stock Market Challenge

When: Friday, March 22, 2024
Where: The K Club
Time: 8:45 AM ET

JA Stock Market Challenge is a live simulation where students take what they learned in the classroom, through the JA Take Stock in your Future curriculum, and apply it to the real world.

Wed
27

JA of the Bluegrass Miss Business

When: Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Where: UK Federal Credit Union Corporate
Time: 7:30 AM ET

The Junior Achievement Miss Business educational workshop is a unique opportunity designed to help young women develop a successful business and professional career.

May 2024

Thu
23

JA of the Bluegrass Business Hall of Fame

When: Thursday, May 23, 2024
Where: Keeneland
Time: 6:00 PM ET

The Laureates inducted into the Bluegrass Business Hall of Fame have substance in the American Dream. Their labor and vision not only benefited their own businesses but also improved the quality of life in the entire Bluegrass area.

PAST EVENTS

January 2024

Fri
26

JA of the Bluegrass Bowl-A-Thon

When: Friday, January 26, 2024
Where: Southland Lanes
Time: 3:00 PM ET

Since 1986, Central Kentucky businesses have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars by participating in JA's Annual Bowl-A-Thon event. Bowling skills are not required, just a desire to have fun with your fellow employees and raise money for JA!

June 2023

Mon
26

JA of the Bluegrass Finance Park Summer Camp 2023

When: Monday, June 26, 2023 - Friday, June 30, 2023
Where: JA of the Bluegrass
Time: 9:00 AM ET

Unleash your child's Inner Entrepreneur at JA's Super Summer Camps!

For Grades: 6-8
Cost: $250

Mon
12

JA of the Bluegrass BizTown Summer Camp 2023

When: Monday, June 12, 2023 - Friday, June 16, 2023
Where: JA of the Bluegrass
Time: 9:00 AM ET

Unleash your child's Inner Entrepreneur at JA's Super Summer Camps!

For Grades: 4-6
Cost: $250

May 2023

Thu
25

Where: Keeneland Entertainment Center
Time: 6:00 PM ET

The Laureates inducted into the Bluegrass Business Hall of Fame have substance in the American Dream. Their labor and vision not only benefited their own businesses but also improved the quality of life in the entire Bluegrass area.

March 2023

Sun
12

JA of the Bluegrass Inspire Virtual 2022-23

When: Sunday, March 12, 2023 - Tuesday, May 16, 2023
Where: Virtual
Time: 9:00 AM ET

JA Inspire is more than a career fair, it brings together the business community and local schools and is designed to help launch 6th through 12th grade students, along with young adults age 18-25, into their futures: high school, college, and careers beyond.

Fri
10

Where: BCTC Winchester-Clark County Campus
Time: 7:30 AM ET

The Junior Achievement Miss Business educational workshop is a unique opportunity designed to help young women develop a successful business and professional career.

Wed
8

JA of the Bluegrass Miss Business 2023

When: Wednesday, March 08, 2023
Where: Junior Achievement
Time: 7:30 AM ET

The Junior Achievement Miss Business educational workshop is a unique opportunity designed to help young women develop a successful business and professional career.

January 2023

Fri
13

JA of the Bluegrass Bowl-A-Thon 2023

When: Friday, January 13, 2023
Where: Southland Lanes
Time: 3:00 PM ET

Since 1986, Central Kentucky businesses have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars by participating in JA's Annual Bowl-A-Thon event. Bowling skills are not required, just a desire to have fun with your fellow employees and raise money for JA!

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