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JA of Alaska Events

At JA of Alaska, 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!

August 2024


JA of Alaska 5K

When: Saturday, August 03, 2024
Where: Ship Creek Trail
Time: 9:00 AM AKT

Join Junior Achievement of Alaska for the JA of Alaska 5K Run and Walk on Saturday, August 3 at 9a.m. at the Ship Creek Trail in Downtown Anchorage. We will be starting at the Ulu Factory. This year we will feature the new event "Beat the Bear!" Beat the Bear is a new contest where runners compete against a runner dressed in a bear costume. Runners who cross the finish before the bear will receive a commemorative gift!
Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

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January 2025


37th Annual Alaska Business Hall of Fame

When: Thursday, January 23, 2025
Where: Dena'ina Center
Time: 5:30 PM AKT

In this prestigious event, Alaska Business and Junior Achievement of Alaska will be honoring influential, visionary leaders from the business community that have made a significant impact on Alaska's economy, created new opportunities, and elevated the educational landscape for youth in their communities in regards to financial literacy, workforce readiness, and entrepreneurship.


June 2024


Where: Moose Run Creek Golf Course
Time: 7:00 AM AKT

Join us for a day on the greens in this fun, unique format for a golf classic. Registration fees are $1,200 per foursome / $300 per golfer and include green fees, cart rental, golfer gift, breakfast and lunch, and a chance to win many, many more prizes!

November 2023


Junior Achievement Alaska Bowl-a-Thon

When: Saturday, November 04, 2023
Where: Jewel Lake Bowl
Time: 4:30 PM AKT

Join us for the annual Bowl-A-Thon, benefiting Junior Achievement of Alaska and over 100 schools statewide! Lace up your bowling shoes and get ready to have fun, win prizes, and network with 130 business leaders all while raising funds for local K-12 students

September 2023


Virtual Scavenger Hunt

When: Saturday, September 23, 2023
Where: Online Event
Time: 9:00 AM AKT

Junior Achievement of Alaska and Girls on the Run are teaming up to host a Virtual Scavenger Hunt on September 23rd in Anchorage. Registered participants will compete for points in the Goosechase App and earn points completing missions like photo challenges, trivia, and more.
Teams of 5 work together to earn points by completing as many challenges as they can in 12 hours. Token pick up 7-9 a.m. The 1st and 2nd teams with the most points will win cash prizes! All ages, family friendly event benefiting local charities.

April 2023


JA Inspire Virtual 2023

When: Monday, April 03, 2023 - Sunday, May 21, 2023
Where: Alaska
Time: 12:00 AM AKT

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