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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!

August 2022


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Leadership Lexington Youth Program

When: Monday, August 01, 2022 - Wednesday, May 31, 2023
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. Founded in 2004 by Commerce Lexington Inc., the mission of LLYP is to prepare diverse individuals for leadership through education and hands-on interaction, exploring issues and resources pertaining to our community. The program will motivate students to think seriously about the role they would like to play and the difference they can make in the Lexington community.


June 2022


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JA of the Bluegrass BizTown Summer Camp

When: Monday, June 13, 2022 - Friday, June 17, 2022
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

March 2022


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JA of the Bluegrass Miss Business

When: Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Where: JA BizTown / JA Finance Park Facility
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.

Time: 7:30AM-3:00PM/Networking Reception 3:00PM-4:00PM

November 2021


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JA of the Bluegrass Inspire Virtual

When: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - Saturday, May 14, 2022
Where: Virtual
Time: 9:00 AM ET

JA Inspire Virtual is more than a virtual career fair, it brings together the business community and local schools and is designed to help launch 8th-12th grade students into their futures: high school, college, and careers beyond.

August 2021


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JA of the Bluegrass Business Hall of Fame

When: Monday, August 30, 2021
Where: Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott
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.

October 2020

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Where: TBD

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!

Select a button below to see how you or your organization can get involved with Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass.

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