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JA of Central Illinois Events

At JA of Central Illinois, 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!

April 2024

Fri
26

JA Titan Business Strategy Competition 2024

When: Friday, April 26, 2024
Where: Illinois Central College
Time: 8:00 AM CT

Students in grades 9-12 apply their knowledge of business as they compete online to create and market a successful company in this interactive business simulation.

PAST EVENTS

April 2024

Thu
11

Dueling Pianos 2024

When: Thursday, April 11, 2024
Where: DESTIHL┬« Brewery
Time: 5:00 PM CT

Join us for a lively evening of singing, dancing, comedy, and outrageous piano playing in support of McLean County Programs

March 2024

Thu
28

Central Illinois Business Hall of Fame - 2024

When: Thursday, March 28, 2024
Where: Par-A-Dice Hotel
Time: 4:30 PM CT

Laureate induction into the Central Illinois Business Hall of Fame is a lifetime achievement award for individuals who have consistently demonstrated these qualities throughout their professional lives: Business Excellence, Visionary, Innovative Leadership, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Longstanding, Contemporary Accomplishments, Community, Involvement and High Moral and Ethical Principles.

November 2023

Thu
9

Dueling Pianos Peoria

When: Thursday, November 09, 2023
Where: The Warehouse on State
Time: 4:00 PM CT

Join us for an evening of fun entertainment provided by the talented performers from The Fun Pianos! company. Bring your favorite song requests to dance and sing along to - all while - ensuring local JA students receive much-needed learning experiences!

September 2023

Thu
7

JA of Central Illinois Trivia Bowl 2023

When: Thursday, September 07, 2023
Where: The Warehouse on State
Time: 6:30 PM CT

Let JA bring you "Back to School!" We're helping students answer the big questions to help prepare for a successful future. All funds raised directly support programs that empower K-12 students in central Illinois with the tools and knowledge to be work and career ready, financially literate, and to think like an entrepreneur.

May 2023

Thu
4

Dueling Pianos

When: Thursday, May 04, 2023
Where: DESTIHL┬« Brewery
Time: 6:00 PM CT

Join us for a lively evening of singing, dancing, comedy, and outrageous piano playing in support of McLean County Programs

April 2023

Fri
21

JA Titan Business Strategy Competition 2023

When: Friday, April 21, 2023
Where: Illinois Central College
Time: 8:00 AM CT

Students in grades 9-12 apply their knowledge of business as they compete online to create and market a successful company in this interactive business simulation.

March 2023

Thu
9

Central Illinois Business Hall of Fame - 2023

When: Thursday, March 09, 2023
Where: Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette
Time: 4:30 PM CT

Laureate induction into the Central Illinois Business Hall of Fame is a lifetime achievement award for individuals who have consistently demonstrated these qualities throughout their professional lives: Business Excellence, Visionary, Innovative Leadership, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Longstanding, Contemporary Accomplishments, Community, Involvement and High Moral and Ethical Principles.

October 2022

Tue
25

JA of Central Illinois Trivia Bowl 2022

When: Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Where: The Warehouse on State
Time: 6:30 PM CT

JA is helping students answer the big questions to help prepare for a successful future. All funds raised directly support programs that empower K-12 students in central Illinois with the tools and knowledge to be work and career ready, financially literate, and to think like an entrepreneur.

April 2022

Fri
22

JA Titan Business Strategy Competition 2022

When: Friday, April 22, 2022
Where: Illinois Central College
Time: 8:00 AM CT

Students in grades 9-12 apply their knowledge of business as they compete online to create and market a successful company in this interactive business simulation.

Thu
21

Celebrate Impact! JA in McLean County

When: Thursday, April 21, 2022
Where: Ewing Manor
Time: 5:30 PM CT

An event to learn about Junior Achievement and financially support the growth of JA programs in McLean County

March 2022

Thu
3

Central Illinois Business Hall of Fame 2022

When: Thursday, March 03, 2022
Where: Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette
Time: 4:30 PM CT

Laureate induction into the Central Illinois Business Hall of Fame is a lifetime achievement award for individuals who have consistently demonstrated these qualities throughout their professional lives: Business Excellence, Visionary, Innovative Leadership, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Longstanding, Contemporary Accomplishments, Community, Involvement and High Moral and Ethical Principles.

October 2021

Fri
22

JA of Central Illinois Trivia Bowl 2021

When: Friday, October 22, 2021
Where: Online via Zoom
Time: 7:00 PM CT

JA is helping students answer the big questions to help prepare for a successful future. All funds raised directly support programs that empower K-12 students in central Illinois with the tools and knowledge to be work and career ready, financially literate, and to think like an entrepreneur.

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