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Member Spotlight: March, 2015 — Junior Achievement of Western Pa

Member Spotlight

Junior Achievement of Western Pa was honored during the month of March by the Mon Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce in its Member Spotlight. Seen here is Mary Schwarzwaelder, Regional Development Specialist.

Westinghouse Chairman A.W. Robertson convened a meeting of his peers at the Duquesne Club on May 4, 1939 and Junior Achievement of New York granted its first charter to the Pittsburgh operation. The founding corporate members were Westinghouse, U.S. Steel, Koppers and Gulf Oil.

Their mission is simple: To inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy.

JA of Western PA reaches more than 72,000 k-12 students with over 3,300 volunteers in 374 schools and 167 districts each year.

To find out how you and your business can become involved in JA, please contact:

Mary Schwarzwaelder, Regional Development Specialist
One Allegheny Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Phone: (412) 208-4747 extension 114.