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Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City – JA BizTown

Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Reception for the opening of the new JA BizTown on June 10th at the JAKC Youth Learning Lab in the Northwood Shopping Center. JA BizTown immerses students in fourth through sixth grades in a simulated economy where they practice crucial real-world skills and connect with mentors who model what it means to have a positive impact on their community. Featured speakers at the event included Kathryn L. Rhodes, board chairman, Megan Sturges Stanfield, Junior Achievement, Lisa Ginter, and Peter Mallouk.

(Front row) Amy Grothaus, Anita Newton, Whitney Bartelli, Lisa Ginter, featured speaker; Rick Schier, Angie Endicott, and Amanda Turk (back row) Liz Lewis, Kathryn Harvel, Matt Johnson, and Julie Schaller


Kathryn L. Rhodes, board chairman


Matthew and Melissa Clark


Addy Clark, Randy Vance, Featured Speaker Lisa Ginter, Featured Speaker Kathryn L. Rhodes, board chairman; Featured Speaker Megan Sturges Stanfield, Junior Achievement; Featured Speaker Peter and Veronica Mallouk, and Cate Clark


Mayor David Alvey, Ana Quimby, and Melissa Sieben


Adam Miller, Melissa Keith, and Julie Skionski


Erik Timpson, Janet Tarver, Allie Krass, Sarah Zilliox, and Julie Hickman


LaMar Miller with Stephen Westbrooks


Featured Speaker Megan Sturges Stanfield, Junior Achievement; with Jay Currie Campbell

Also featured in the July 24, 2021 issue of The Independent
Photo credit: Chancellor Adams


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