JA World Uncorked Raises $300,000 for JA Programs

JA World Uncorked, the JA Circle of Wise Women Signature Event, returned on January 29th and raised over $300,000 for JA programs. Approximately 500 guests gathered to enjoy some delicious food prepared by South Florida’s finest restaurants. Thanks to Presenting Sponsor Breakthru Beverage Florida, attendees enjoyed a wide range of premier wines, champagne and spirits. While craft beers were also served by Funky Buddha Brewery.  Junior Achievement thanks Co-Chairs Lisa Duke, Alyssa Lovitt and Susan Renneisen. Susan and the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino truly amplified this year’s event. We appreciate our four Culinary Chefs, too! To make the night complete, other impactful highlights included:

  • Florescue Family Foundation Sponsor Lounge
  • Susan Rindley’s 360 Photo Booth and Champagne “Welcome” Bar
  • Complimentary Valet Courtesy of Rick Case Automotive Group
  • Christine Speedy’s ESG Safe Disco Lounge
  • Exotech, Dickinson Wright, Bob and Sandra Moss’s Disco Lounge 
  • Bob Birdsong’s Private Stash Game
  • Daoud’s Fine Jewelry Raffle 
  • An Auction, Entertainment and More!

Learn more about the JA Circle of Wise Women who have raised nearly $5 million since its inception in 2009. CLICK HERE.

ESG Safe Founder, Christine Speedy, has been volunteering for Jr Achievement of South Florida for over 25 years. ESG Safe is a 100% Women owned business. ESG Safe is an authorized reseller of regulated disinfectant and PPE gear to businesses. Buyers can be assured of quality and safety for staff and residents. They are best in class, often innovative game changers, and almost always available for immediate delivery.

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Christine Speedy, ESG Safe founder

Jr Achievement has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in 2022.

About Junior Achievement USA® (JA)
Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA programs are delivered by corporate and community volunteers, and provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship. Today, JA reaches more than 2.5 million students per year in 103 markets across the United States, with an additional 5.2 million students served by operations in 100 other countries worldwide. Junior Achievement USA is a member of JA Worldwide. Visit www.ja.org for more information.

About JA Worldwide
As one of the world’s largest youth-serving NGOs, JA Worldwide prepares young people for employment and entrepreneurship. For over 100 years, JA has delivered hands-on, experiential learning in work readiness, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship. Each year, our network of over 590,000 volunteers and teachers serves more than 10 million students in over 100 countries. Visit jaworldwide.org.