Jun 10, 2010 2:57 PM by Bea Karnes, News First 5

Junior Achievement to receive $500,000 donation

Junior Achievement, a Colorado Springs-based, worldwide organization dedicated to educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy, will receive a $500,000 donation Friday from the Sam's Club Giving Made Simple Campaign.

Junior Achievement USA President and CEO Jack Kosakowski, and President of Junior Achievement of Southern Colorado Dave Loose will be on hand to accept the check.

JA plans to use the money for more middle and high school entrepreneurship programs across the U.S.



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