Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada will host their 17th annual Boo-A-Thon bowling tournament fundraiser on October 20 at 12-2 pm and 3-5 pm, and October 21 at 12-2 pm, at the Texas Station Bowling Center.
The annual event is intended to help support the financial literacy programs that Junior Achievement offers to students in Clark County.
Southern Nevada community members are invited to join in the festivities and form five-person bowling teams to raise at least $100 per person. Junior Achievement will provide all of the fundraising tools necessary to aid with team fundraising efforts. There is a $10 registration fee for all bowlers, which will provide unlimited bowling for two hours, bowling shoes and the chance to win a number of prizes.
“We are ecstatic to host our annual Boo-A-Thon fundraiser and are looking forward to a spectacular and exciting event.” said Michelle Jackson, president of Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada. “With your support, we will continue to partner with educators, volunteers and business community leaders to encourage over 20,000 students in 2018-2019 to dream big and reach their potential.”
Junior Achievement strives to strengthen, prepare and teach young people how to succeed in a global economy. Since being founded locally in 1996, Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada has impacted more than 330,000 students with their practical hands-on financial literacy curriculum.
Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada, Inc. was founded locally in 1996. The current local programs span grades K-12, with age-appropriate curricula. At the elementary level, students learn about their roles as individuals, workers and consumers while focusing on key life skills like the importance of saving, and the difference between wants and needs. Middle and high school students learn about key economic principles, workforce issues they will face, personal budgeting and credit. More information is available at http://JASNV.org/.