Former Atlanta Brave standout, Dale Murphy, will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Junior Achievement “Spirit of Achievement” Awards. This year’s event will be on Tuesday, March 25, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center.
The “Spirit of Achievement” Awards salutes those companies that have shown a commitment to Chattanooga and North Georgia students by supporting Junior Achievement for over 30 years. Honorees for 2014 are Henderson, Hutcherson and McCullough and Horizon Milling. This year’s event will also include the presentation of the John G. Kain, IV Corporate Citizenship Awards as well as the W. Max Finley Volunteer of the Year Award.
For over 50 years, Junior Achievement of Chattanooga has been an economic-education non-profit organization, specializing in placing volunteers from the business community into classrooms in Hamilton, Catoosa, Marion and Walker County Schools. JA of Chattanooga will serve 11,500 students with the help of more than 575 volunteers during the 2013/2014 school year.
Tickets for tables of eight are $750 and individual tickets are $75. For more information visit www.jachatt.org or call 892-4488.