Tag: Junior Achievement

Vote, vote, vote for Junior Achievement

| September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Junior Achievement Isle of Man needs your vote. The charity’s among more than 1400 good causes across the Isle of Man, England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands short-listed to receive awards of £3,000, £2,000, £1,000 or £500 from Lloyds Bank’s community fund. Earlier this year more than 6,000 community groups applied to be […]

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Lloyds raises 50 ‘tenners’ at Tenors Un Limited concert for Junior Achievement

Lloyds raises 50 ‘tenners’ at Tenors Un Limited concert for Junior Achievement

| August 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Lloyds Banking Group has presented a cheque for £500 to Junior Achievement. The money was raised after Caroline Harrison, manager at Lloyds Bank Contact Centre, volunteered to collect donations for the Manx charity at a Tenors Un Limited fundraising concert in May and the group applied its matched giving scheme. Mrs Harrison said: ‘Lloyds […]

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Isle of Man student entrepreneurs voted ‘People’s Choice’ at JA European finals

Isle of Man student entrepreneurs voted ‘People’s Choice’ at JA European finals

| August 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Simple Minds, a team of five Year 12 students from Ballakermeen High School, have returned from the European finals of the Junior Achievement company programme held in Tallin, Estonia. The team – Rio Allison, Nick Collins, Lewis Daly, Jasmine Marsh and Andrew O’Neill – developed ‘Need a Hand?’, a polyurethane self-sealing glove to pick up […]

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Manx public urged to vote for Ballakermeen High School in JA-YE Europe’s People’s Choice Award

Manx public urged to vote for Ballakermeen High School in JA-YE Europe’s People’s Choice Award

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

A team from Ballakermeen High School will be representing the Isle of Man at the JA-YE Europe Company of the Year competition in Estonia later this month…and they’re looking for your vote. Simple Minds – Rio Allison, Nick Collins, Lewis Daly, Andrew O’Neill and Jasmine Marsh – won the Junior Achievement 2014 Boston Group Company […]

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Junior Achievement appoints corporate and community fundraiser

Junior Achievement appoints corporate and community fundraiser

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Junior Achievement has appointed Sally Drinkwater as corporate and community fundraiser Manx-born Sally, 28, a former Castle Rushen High School student now living in Port Erin holds a BMus in music from the University of Huddersfield and a MA in music management from the University of Sheffield. She began her working life in London, first […]

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Young Manx singer to support Tenors Un Limited at the Villa Marina in May

Young Manx singer to support Tenors Un Limited at the Villa Marina in May

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Junior Achievement’s talent contest ‘The Next Big Thing’ has become famous for giving young performers a unique opportunity to showcase their talents and helping them to achieve their ambitions as artists. The latest to benefit is Christian Cooper who, after coming second in this year’s contest, has been invited to perform at the Tenors Un […]

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The boys are back in town

The boys are back in town

| February 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

They wowed the audience at the Gaiety Theatre in April last year and they’re set to do the same in May this year at the Villa Marina. On Friday May 9th the boys – Scott, Paul and Jem – better known as Tenors UnLimited – will be back by popular demand performing in aid of […]

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‘Shaw thing’: Junior Achievement to hold car boot sale in Shaw’s Brow

‘Shaw thing’: Junior Achievement to hold car boot sale in Shaw’s Brow

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Junior Achievement is to hold a car boot sale on Sunday February 23rd in Shaw’s Brow car park, Douglas. The sale comes after the car park’s owners, Douglas Borough Council, agreed to trial car boot sales there on the last Sunday of the month for three months. Junior Achievement’s chief executive Sue Cook said: ‘We’ll […]

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Jam Boy urges students to stick with company programme

Jam Boy urges students to stick with company programme

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

SuperJam founder and Junior Achievement ambassador Fraser Doherty made a welcome return to the Island to address students from Ballakermeen High School, Castle Rushen High School, King William’s College and Queen Elizabeth II High School taking part in the Junior Achievement company programme. Held in Ballakermeen High School’s studio theatre the event saw the 25-year-old […]

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Junior Achievement launches interview workshops for schools in 2014

Junior Achievement launches interview workshops for schools in 2014

| December 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

For the last two years Ballakermeen High School and Junior Achievement have pioneered a programme that gives students the opportunity to experience ‘real-time real-life’ interviews conducted by recruitment professionals drawn from a broad cross section of leading island employers. Thanks to a donation from Bramden Investments, educational charity Junior Achievement is now in a position […]

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