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JA of West Kentucky Events

At JA of West Kentucky, 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!

November 2023


Happening Now!

JA Inspire of West Kentucky 2023-2024

When: Wednesday, November 15, 2023 - Saturday, June 15, 2024
Where: Virtual--Your Classroom or Home!
Time: 8:00 AM CT

JA Inspire is more than a career fair, it brings together the business community and local schools and is designed to help launch 8th through 12th grade students, along with young adults age 18-25, into their futures: high school, college, and careers beyond.

May 2024


Junior Achievement Golf Classic 2024

When: Thursday, May 23, 2024
Where: Ben Hawes Golf Course
Time: 7:30 AM CT

Join us for this year's JA Golf Classic, presented by Walmart and Sam's Club. The event is scheduled for Thursday, May 23rd at Ben Hawes Golf Course!

November 2024


Chilly Hilly 5K Run 2024

When: Saturday, November 02, 2024
Where: John James Audubon State Park
Time: 9:00 AM CT

Join Junior Achievement of Henderson County for the 14th Annual Columbia Chilly Hilly 5K on November 2nd, 2023 at Audubon State Park!

Online registration will open up later this year!

April 2025


Owensboro Business Hall of Fame 2025

When: Thursday, April 17, 2025
Where: Owensboro Convention Center
Time: 11:30 AM CT

Join us as we celebrate the best in business, inspiring the next in business at the Owensboro Convention Center in April 2025.

Nominations are now being accepted until July 15!


April 2024


Owensboro Business Hall of Fame 2024

When: Thursday, April 18, 2024
Where: Owensboro Convention Center
Time: 11:30 AM CT

Join us as we celebrate the best in business, inspiring the next in business at the Owensboro Convention Center on April 18, 2024.

This year's Hall of Fame inductees are the late Bob Anderson (1936-2020), Sun Windows, and David Hocker, Hocker & Associates.


U.S. Bank Bowl*Nanza 2024!

When: Monday, April 15, 2024 - Monday, April 22, 2024
Where: Diamond Lanes South
Time: 6:00 PM CT

U.S. Bank employees will join us on April 15th or 22nd for the Bowl-A-Thon. More information to come soon!

Your support will help local Junior Achievement programs reach the $18,000 event goal to serve an additional 900 local students!

March 2024


JA Miss Business 2024

When: Wednesday, March 06, 2024
Where: Preston Arts Center--Henderson Community College
Time: 9:00 AM CT

The JA Miss Business educational workshop is a unique opportunity designed to help 8th grade girls in Henderson, Union, and Webster Counties expand their horizons and inspire them to pursue their dreams and goals.

Select a button below to see how you or your organization can get involved with Junior Achievement of West Kentucky, Inc..

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