Wells Fargo provided the sponsorship for these programs, as well as 36 bankers from their local branches, to teach and inspire more than 470 eighth grade students through the “JA-in-a-Day”
Through the “JA-in-a-Day,”
Students gained a glimpse into the business world, and even learned the importance of a firm handshake.
“My students loved spending time with real world professionals. The speakers were energetic and grabbed the students’ attention with relevant information that they are excited to use,” said Susan Manuel, Cypress Palm Middle School teacher, who welcomed the program into her classroom for the day.
“Education is one of our primary focus areas at Wells Fargo so we were very proud to support the ‘JA-in-a-Day’
“We are thrilled that Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida receives volunteer support from Wells Fargo, who has been a longtime champion of Junior Achievement,”
To find out more about JA volunteer opportunities, visit Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida’s website at www.jaswfl.org.
About Junior Achievement:
Junior Achievement is the world's largest organization dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. Through a dedicated volunteer network, Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida provides in-school and after-school programs for students in Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties that focus on three key content areas: work readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. Today, 122 individual area operations reach more than 4 million students in the U.S., with an additional 5 million students served by operations in 120 other countries worldwide. For more information about Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida, contact Anne Frazier at 239-225-2590 or email@example.com. The website is www.JASWFL.org.
About Wells Fargo:
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.4 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com), and has offices in more than 35 countries to support the bank’s customers who conduct business in the global economy. With more than 265,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 26 on Fortune’s 2012 rankings of America’s largest corporations. Wells Fargo’s vision is to satisfy all our customers’ financial needs and help them succeed financially.