Board Member Spotlight: Tom Healy

Tom Healy is a JA volunteer and a JA board member from Turtle Wax. He has served in a variety of roles in his 17 years with the firm, including COO, and most recently, Interim President for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. When volunteering, he enjoy...

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A Week of Great First JA Experiences!

Boone Elementary on the North Side held their first JA in a Day program on Friday, February 27th. 22 volunteers filled 16 classrooms, impacting a total of 794 students grades Kindergarten through 8th grade!  The volunteers came form University of Chicago...

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Alumni Spotlight: Rachel Esparza

Rachel Esparza was a student at Joliet Central High School where she participated in the JROTC program. Through this program, she taught nearly every elementary JA program at area schools. Her favorite activities in any JA program are the board games. ...

Alumni Spotlight: Deb Dwyer

Deb Dwyer was a JA student from 1977-79 in Des Plaines, Illinois. She participated in the JA Company Program where she served as secretary. While in the program, the club made and sold key holders while under the guidance of Nicor volunteers. Deb admired ...

Alumni Spotlight: Lauren Solarski

Lauren is a JA alumna and former JA education partner. She participated in the JA Company Program at Lemont High School, from which she won the Colonel Henry Crown Scholarship in 2004. She had JA programs in third through fifth grade as well. She remember...

Volunteer Spotlight: Joyce E. Price

Joyce E. Price volunteered with Junior Achievement of Chicago in the early 2000s in Northwest Indiana. She taught the Kindergarten program, JA Ourselves, nine times, saying “I loved it! It was truly the highlight of my week.” As a former ...

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