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2021 Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame Event

Event Completed!

When: Tuesday, November 09, 2021
Where: JAKC Youth Learning Lab
Time: 4:30 PM CT
The 2021 Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City Business Hall of Fame event will take place Tuesday, November 9, 2021 from 4:30 - 7:30 pm. Guests will be welcomed to the newly opened JAKC Youth Learning Lab for a program and reception to honor the induction of this year's Laureates, celebrate the contributions of the 2021 KC Innovator Award winner, and raise funds to connect JA kids to inspiring mentorship and tools to build a choice-filled future!

4:30 | Check-In & Mingling
5:30 | Awards Program
6:15 | Reception & Tours
7:30 | 2021 Event Concludes

If parking in the front and back lots of the facility is full, additional parking is available at:
Edgehill Venture Partners Lot, 2812 W. 47th Ave, Kansas City, KS 66103
Retail Grocers Association (RGA), 2809 W 47th Ave, Westwood, KS 66205
St. Agnes Catholic Parish, 5250 Mission Rd, Roeland Park, KS 66205

Look for signage and volunteers at each lot. Roundtrip, handicap-accessible shuttle service will be offered from the St. Agnes lot. All other lots are adjacent to or across the street from the facility.

COVID-19 Safety Precautions:
In accordance with the local United Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas mandate, we request all event attendees wear a mask for the duration of the event when not actively eating or drinking, regardless of vaccination status. Masks will be provided for those who do not have one upon arrival. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, please refrain from attending the event.

Please join us in celebrating the achievements of the 2021 honorees:

• Dale Hazlett, Jasvindarjit Singh, Jeff Eden, Neal Sharma, and Sky Morey (DEG Digital - 2021 JA Business Hall of Fame Laureates)
• John Thomson (PayIt - 2021 JA Business Hall of Fame Laureate)
• Rosana Privitera Biondo, Carl Privitera II, Joe Privitera, Tony Privitera (Mark One Electric - 2021 JA Business Hall of Fame Laureates)
• Cherry Co. (Thalia Cherry - 2021 KC Innovator Award Winner)

Interested in sponsoring this event? Reach out to Alex Basalo at
Interested in volunteering at this event? Reach out to Sara Swearingen at
Have other questions pertaining to this event? Reach out to Kennady Gales at

COVID-19 DISCLAIMER: Participation in or attendance at Junior Achievement events may expose you to COVID-19. Your decision to participate in or attend the event is made knowingly and voluntarily by you with full knowledge of this risk. Your participation or attendance at the event shall constitute as a waiver and release of liability on all parts of Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City with respect to exposure of COVID-19. By participating in or attending the event, you also agree to follow all CDC and local health guidelines at the event. Failure to do so may result in dismissal from participating in or attending the event. If you disagree with any of the above statements, we request you to not attend.


Presenting Sponsor

Champion Sponsors

Logo for CommunityAmerica Credit Union
Logo for Spire

Entrepreneur Sponsor

Logo for Black & Veatch
Logo for Blue Cross Blue Shield
Logo for DEG Merkle
Logo for ECCO Select
Logo for EY
Logo for Helzberg Diamonds
Logo for KPMG
Logo for Mark One Electric
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Logo for RSM US LLP
Logo for Stinson LLp

Founder Sponsor

Logo for Arvest Bank
Logo for Bank Midwest
Logo for Bank of Blue Valley
Logo for CBIZ
Logo for Commerce Bank
Logo for Evergy
Logo for Fidelity Security Life Insurance Company
Logo for Great Southern Bank
Logo for JLL Real Estate
Logo for Michael & Marlys Haverty Family Foundation
Logo for Nabholz
Logo for SCOR
Logo for UMB
Logo for US Bank
Logo for Wells Fargo

Become a Sponsor!

Sponsorships for these events are critical for Junior Achievement to continue providing life-changing programs to students in our community. These programs are delivered at no cost to students. You can make a difference in the lives of these students by participating in this world-class event! Contact us to get more information on how to sponsor a JA Event!

Need More Information? Fill out the form to contact Alexandra Basalo


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