• 2013 Bowl-A-Thon Wrap-Up

    Posted on July 23, 2013 by in Bowl-A-Thon

    To celebrate the success of yet another Bowl-A-Thon season, we will be holding a Wrap-Up event this Thursday, July 25 from 3-5 p.m. at the Orlando Shakespeare Theater. We are so thankful for all the companies that participated this year and this is our way of saying thanks. In addition to prizes for companies and [...]

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    Volunteer Spotlight: Angela Crosier

    Posted on July 16, 2013 by in Volunteer Spotlight

    You were recently recognized for your outstanding dedication to JA with an Above and Beyond Award. How does it feel to be a recipient? I am still in shock! The work I’ve done with JA would not have been possible without the support of my company, FARO, and JA Program Director Lesslee Cornelius. When I [...]

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    Volunteer Spotlight: Petty Officer Daryl Hych

    Posted on July 9, 2013 by in Volunteer Spotlight

    Petty Officer Daryl Hych was genuinely surprised when we presented him with an Above and Beyond Award, an award given annually to volunteers who stand out as passionate and dedicated advocates and supporters of Junior Achievement of Central Florida. “I initially got involved with JA in 2011 while searching for an organization that carried the [...]

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    Volunteer Spotlight: Lisa LeGrand

    Posted on July 3, 2013 by in Volunteer Spotlight

    When and how did you become involved with JA?   I first learned of JA when my son, Sam, was in kindergarten and a JA volunteer visited his classroom. Since then, he’s been part of several JA courses, and now he attends the JA Academy at Oak Ridge High School. I serve as a parent [...]

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