Tag: Junior Achievement

Jam entrepreneur to spread New Year joy with tea and talk in aid of Junior Achievement

Jam entrepreneur to spread New Year joy with tea and talk in aid of Junior Achievement

| November 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

SuperJam founder, philanthropist and long-time Junior Achievement ambassador Fraser Doherty is to brighten up the dark days of early 2015 with a talk on January 8th from 3 to 5pm at the Palace Hotel. Awarded an MBE for services to business in the Queen’s birthday honours lists this year, the charismatic 25-year-old entrepreneur from Edinburgh […]

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Manx charity Junior Achievement helps young people ‘Get a Job’

Manx charity Junior Achievement helps young people ‘Get a Job’

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Over the next three years it’s estimated more than 3,000 students in the Isle of Man are set to benefit from a new project to help them find employment after Manx charity Junior Achievement devised its unique ‘Get a Job’ programme. ‘Get a Job’ will run in every high school and be delivered by a […]

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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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