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In this joyful season of holiday cheer, we'd like to wish you very happy holidays!

On behalf of the 6,500 students who benefited from your generosity throughout the year, we’d like to say thank you! Your involvement and support have meant that young people got the real-world experience and skills they need to succeed in their professional life. This year, we inspired students to set goals and work toward them, encouraged self-discovery, helped students understand that the choices they make now will often have an impact on their future financial independence, and gave them a real introduction to entrepreneurship. And it's thanks to the dedication of each and every one of you that they've developed skills they'll use throughout their entire lives.

Many thanks to our partners, volunteers and strategic allies! Thank you for believing in the importance of our mission and playing an active role in developing it.

From all of us at JA Quebec, happy holidays!
May your holiday season sparkle with the joy of sharing!

 
Company Program achievements
 
    
 
 

JA Quebec Christmas Market
Come encourage our future entrepreneurs and buy a product made by a student-run business.

When : Tuesday, December 18, 2018, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where : Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf (3200, ch. de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine)

Over 25 student-run businesses will be there!
From clothing to bags to eco-friendly products, there will be great gifts for everyone on your list!

https://www.facebook.com/events/460332707790057/

Share widely and invite your friends and family!
 

to the winners of the prototype contest!

Congrats to all the student-run businesses that have now chosen their final product and are starting production this week! We had a lot of fun voting on the best prototype!
Here are the winners:


1st place :
Multi-purpose tray

Eureka
(Centre de l’est)

2nd place :
Banana bag

Zatswï
(Centre de Côte-des-Neiges)

3rd place :
Reusable straw

C-Verre
(Centre d’Atwater)
 
 
Thank you, HEC Montréal !!

We'd like to thank HEC Montréal for hosting us last Saturday for a great day of training. Some 200 students in our Company Program learned about the role of President and various Vice-President positions. Thank you to the 12 volunteers there for their time and dedication.
This day was a success thanks to you!
 
When : January 12, 2019, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where : Salon de quilles Fleury
Teams of 6 or individual sign-ups
Cost : $20.00 for three games
Door prizes
Bring cash for shoe rental and the other fundraising activities!
For more information or to sign up:
Jordan Madore
at 514-705-8957 or jordan_madore@hotmail.com

Thank you to the members of the committee for their initiative and fundraising efforts.
 
School Programs achievements
Since September 2018, some 63 volunteers educated more than 1,150 students on financial literacy and entrepreneurship, delivering 46 classes in primary and secondary schools in Montreal and surrounding areas.

Thank you all for your commitment and the great work you are doing for the next generation!

Beginning in January 2019, we'll be offering nearly 150 classes in Montreal and other cities in Quebec.

7 Partner Days are planned for after the holidays. During our Partner Days, volunteers from a particular partner company deliver our programs on the same day in a particular school. Our partners love this very popular team-building activity, which also gives them exceptional visibility.

4 Lunch and Learn events are being planned with our partners to recruit volunteers.

5 new schools since fall: Nook Homeschoolers' Centre, McMasterville alternative school, Collège Bourget, Pensionnat Saint-Nom-de-Marie, Académie de Roberval, and École Saint-Barthélemy (international program).

The Investor Hero financial video game was tested with 2 classes at Collège d'Anjou and was a hit with young students in our financial literacy programs. This amazing innovation will be coming soon to more classes!
 
 
Save the date: Momentum
5th annual Momentum fundraising cocktail

LA CAISSE DE DÉPOT ET PLACEMENT DU QUÉBEC,
1000, Jean-Paul-Riopelle Square
Montreal (Québec)  H2Z 2B3

Details and sign-up will be available soon.
We hope to see you there!

 
Note: Our offices will be closed for the holidays.
We'll be back on Monday, January 7, 2019.
Enjoy the holidays!
 
info@jaquebec.org | www.jaquebec.org Question & informations: Anne Riby 514-285-8944 ext. 101
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