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THANK YOU to our volunteers
National Volunteer Week, which took place April 15–21, 2018, provided a great opportunity for us to celebrate all our volunteers for their valuable contributions.
At JA Quebec, some 500 volunteers give their time every year to teach financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness to young Quebecers. With every program they deliver to students, they share an incredibly generous gift: their knowledge, advice and expertise. Our volunteers are true rock stars; the dedication, passion and time they invest in preparing the next generation are critical to JA Quebec's mission. Without their help, it would not be possible to bring our classroom and after-school programs to Quebec schools.
It is an honour to be able to count on the extraordinary commitment of our volunteers, who proudly represent JA across Quebec. We sincerely thank you for all that you do and hope you will continue to be on JA's team of amazing volunteers for years to come.
THANK YOU to our partners
We'd like to thank our partners who have confirmed their financial support for 2018: Accenture, ADP, Bombardier, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Deloitte Canada, Economical Insurance, Equifax, Fairstone Financial, Fondation J.A DeSève, Fonds de solidarité FTQ, Héroux-Devtek, Hydro-Québec, HSBC John Dobson Foundation, Lallemand, Marsh, National Bank, Normandin Beaudry, Power Corporation, Québecor, RBC Foundation, TD Bank Group, Secrétariat à la jeunesse, TransCanada, The Acturial Foundation.

Your trust and loyalty really means a lot to us, and we are very proud to have your support.
 

Some amazing Partner Days took place in the last few months:

January 25, 2018
Accenture Partner Day
at Jeanne Mance High School
March 20, 2018
TD Bank Group and National Bank Partner Day at at Saint-Sacrement High School

April 6,2018
National Bank, ADP and Salesforce Partner Day at Joseph-François-Perrault High School
April 18, 2018
Fairstone Partner Day at Mountainview Elementary School
April 24, 2018
CPA and National Bank Partner Day at Polybel High School

Read more and see photos
Upcoming Partner Days:
26 avril 2018
ADP Partner Day at Clearpoint Elementary School
Four Grade 5 and 6 classes, or 100 students, will participate in the
Dollars with Sense program.

Interested in a Partner Day? 
Contact Josée Gascon at jgascon@jaquebec.org or 514 285-8944, ext. 102.
 

This year's Company Program came to a close on April 10 and 11. Thank you to all of the volunteer business consultants and mentors for your wonderful involvement throughout the 22 weeks of the program. Your dedication, generosity and commitment are entirely responsible for the success of the Company Program and the students participating in it.
Jordan Madore, Laurianne Landry-Duval, Pierre Tousignant, Véronique Leclerc, Patrick Ghazal, Michelle Guo, Khalid Lyoussoufyine, Claude-Olivier Lachaine, Philippe Castonguay, Myriam Chayer, Vincent Copti, Amin Zarour, Aline Nguyen, Nickolas Dufresne, Helen Valencia, Sylvain Séguin, Helen Mai, Alison Harik, William Ellia, Line Giroux, Calr-Vincent Landru-Duval, Sandrine Boisjoli, Isabeau Charrette, Katrina Girard, Ammaury Sylvain, Rossie Galaretta, Alexandre Lavoie, Karen Ye, Elysé Desinor, Donna Legault, Romiche François, Alexandre Pilon, Marco Bérubé, Ali Trabelsi, Charles Morin, Dominic Thérien, Hugo Lauzon, Marie-Antoinette Diop, Frédéric Guilbault, Jean-Philippe Tremblay, Abdoulaye Diarra, Jean-Simon Bélanger, Samuel Michaud-Jean, Philippe Bolduc, Mike Farley, Charles L'Heureux, Laurent Lévesque, Catherine Côté, Karine Dufour, Simon Guérin-Ross, Yasmina Diack, Rebeka Cohensolal, Ryan Hachem, Bijean Ghafouri, Capucine Lechat, Maëlle Minier, Gaby Abou Merhi, Ingrid Moughabghab, Mahomet Houdrouge, Adam Simatos, Houda Ouraghi, Michèle Cipelletti, Haroune Hosni, Laurent-Luc Desseres, Antoine Zammit, Abderrahman Essaoudi, Marc-André Hamel, Omar Chahed, Marie-France Auger.
 
The Future Business Leaders Annual Gala is the culmination of several months of work done by students in the Company Program. It highlights the remarkable performance of our young entrepreneurs. This year's gala will be held in Montreal on May 10 at 8:00 p.m. at Hôtel Universel, located at 5000 Sherbrooke Street East.

Every year, prizes are awarded to students in the form of scholarship for their excellent work in starting their business. We hope to see many of you there!

To register for the event, please contact Maude Rhéaume at mrheaume@jaquebec.org or 514 285-8944, ext. 103.

COJEQ 2018 was a huge success!
The COJEQ Young Entrepreneurs Conference brought together 150 young people for an enriching business experience.
During the conference weekend, the next generation of entrepreneurs had the opportunity to participate in several activities such as:
– Drafting a complete business plan
- Engaging in business simulations: production and sales strategies
- Competing in an economics competition with prizes

> See event photos and the list of winners
4th annual Momentum fundraiser – March 29, 2018

We raised $35,000 at the 4th edition of Momentum fundraiser, held on March 29, 2018, at Caisse de dépôt et de placements du Québec.

This great success would not have been possible without the support and generosity of our loyal partners and our event sponsors: Bombardier, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Deloitte, Economical Insurance, Ernst & Young, Fairstone Financial, John Dobson Foundation, RBC Foundation, Hardy, Lowe's, Normand & Associés sencrl, Hydro-Québec, HSBC National Bank, Secrétariat à la jeunesse du Québec and The Actuarial Foundation

On behalf of JA Quebec and the 6,000 students who benefit from our programs every year, we'd like to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your unfailing support and trust!

Thank you to our amazing Board of Directors for your dedication, commitment and financial support.

Left to right: Sylvie Tremblay, President and CEO, JA Quebec; Marcos Carvalho, Director; Martin Proulx, Director; François Côté, Chair of the Board; Julie Watson, Director; Stéphane Leblanc, Treasurer of the Board. Not pictured: Pauline Amourdon, Director.

We'd also like to thank all the Company Program participants who came to present their business and sell their products. The business people in attendance really enjoyed meeting you and learning more about your experience as young entrepreneurs.

Thanks to Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec for the hospitality and excellent services.
Finally, special thanks to National Bank for sponsoring the networking workshop, and to Jean-François Boyer for facilitating the event.

Thank you to everyone who attended the event—what a great turnout!

> See event photos and Top Product award winners

 
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