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JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND ANNOUNCES THE 2016 JA BUSINESS HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
Waltham, MA (January 13, 2016) – Junior Achievement of Northern New England (JANNE) will honor its 2016 Business Hall of Fame Inductees at a dinner celebration on March 16, 2016 at the Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel. In its 11th year, the Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame recognizes companies and individuals that embody outstanding citizenship while furthering Junior Achievement’s mission of teaching students about financial literacy, workforce readiness and entrepreneurship. Visit www.janewengland.org to learn more about the JA Business Hall of Fame and how you can become involved.
2016 Inductees include:
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
“We are proud to honor the dedicated work of Granite Telecommunications, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and MassMutual as they are industry leaders that have demonstrated constant commitment to the communities in which we all work and live,” said Kerry Bedard, President of Junior Achievement of Northern New England.
The inductee selection process was developed and administered by the Institute for High Performance team based at Accenture, a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company.
The nominations were independently evaluated and scored by the members of the selection committee who reviewed each application against specific indicative criteria including: excellence within its industry and active and substantiated support of the community.
About Junior Achievement of Northern New England
For the 2014-2015 school year, Junior Achievement of Northern New England (JANNE) implemented 1,560 programs throughout 254 schools and after-school sites, reaching over 38,000 youth through the efforts of 2,289 trained volunteers. Serving students in nine Massachusetts counties and the entire state of New Hampshire, JANNE focuses on impacting economically disadvantaged youth, and reaching optimal students within its territory. All programs are provided at no cost to school and organizations. JANNE is a non-profit 501(c)3 charity and is supported by corporations, individuals, foundations and special events.