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Junior Achievement “Business Hall of Fame” Event Honors New Orleans’ Community Leaders

11/4/2014

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The Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans Inc.’s “Business Hall of Fame event at the Roosevelt Hotel on June 4 was featured in the November issue of St. Charles Avenue magazine. Adams and Reese Partner Laurie Young, who serves as a board member of JAGNO, was featured in one of the photos, along with Ashton Ryan, President and CEO at First NBC Bank.

Established in 1984, the “Business Hall of Fame” honors businessmen and businesswomen who have embraced the spirit of entrepreneurship in the New Orleans community and have raised money for JAGNO, the largest partnership linking the private section with education.

Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans, Inc. is a local office of Junior Achievement USA (JA), the world’s largest and fastest-growing non-profit economic education organization. Volunteer-delivered, K-12 programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire kids to dream big and reach their potential..

Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans, Inc. impacts more than 28,000 students annually in 12 parishes in Southeast Louisiana in classrooms, afterschool programs and summer enrichment camps with the help of almost 1,230 volunteers.