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JA of South Central Kentucky Events

At JA of South Central 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!

JA Inspire Virtual - South Central KY

JA Inspire Virtual - South Central KY

Happening Now!

When: Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - Thursday, February 17, 2022
Where: Virtual
Time: 7:00 AM EST

The JA offices in Bowling Green, Owensboro and Lexington are partnering up for this year's JA Inspire Virtual, a virtual career and higher education fair that will introduce 15,000 8th-12th grade students from more than 62 counties in greater Kentucky area to local businesses as a way to promote work readiness and keep jobs in South Central Kentucky.

Bowling for Junior Achievement

Bowling for Junior Achievement

When: Saturday, February 19, 2022
Where: Southern Lanes
Time: 9:00 AM CST

Join us at Southern Lanes in Bowling Green Saturday, February 19th from 9-11 am CT as you enjoy some bowling fun and support Junior Achievement of South Central Kentucky's mission of empowering young people to succeed in a global economy.

JA Girls

JA Girls

When: To Be Determined

Junior Achievement and the Young Athenas are teaming up to bring the JA Girl$ program presented by Citizens First Bank,to girls and young women in the Bowling Green area. The Young Athenas of Bowling Green are a prestigious group of young professionals who have received the Young Athena award through the Chamber of Commerce.

M&L Electrical Race for JA

M&L Electrical Race for JA

When: Saturday, June 04, 2022
Where: NCM Motorsports Park
Time: 8:00 AM EST

Enjoy racing go karts and learn about STEM components during this inaugural event. Participants will receive an event T-shirt, lunch ticket, one race and STEM educational experience. Corporations and members of the public are encouraged to participate.


These JA Events have already taken place, but they will be back! If you would like to learn more about them, please contact us!


Junior Achievement Classic

When: Thursday, January 13, 2022
Where: WKU Diddle Arena
Time: 8:00 PM CST

Junior Achievement is proud to introduce the JA Classic, Presented by Logan Aluminum.
January 13, 2022
WKU vs. Rice Conference Game


Chili & Cheese WKU Homecoming Celebration

Where: Montana Grille

Celebrate WKU's Homecoming week and show your support for the Tops and JA!


JA of South Central Kentucky Business Hall of Fame

When: Thursday, May 20, 2021
Where: Virtual
Time: 3:00 PM EST

In 1992, the Business Hall of Fame was created to honor the lives and accomplishments of extraordinary South Central Kentuckians. Hall of Fame laureates are nominated by members of the community, and then selected by an independent committee.


JA Penguin Plunge

When: Saturday, March 07, 2020
Where: TBD
Time: 12:00 PM EST

Are you brave enough to take #ThePlunge into an ice cold pool for Junior Achievement?

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

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