Stampin' Up! Teaches Children About Business
September 19, 2005
Stampin' Up! Helps Utah Children Learn More about Business and Economics
SALT LAKE CITY (September 19, 2005) - Stampin' Up!® is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the Junior Achievement® (JA) program at Rose Creek Elementary School. As part of its sponsorship, Stampin' Up! will donate $8,000 to buy materials and supplies for the JA program and will provide 23 volunteers to work at the school.
Volunteers will help educate students about business, economics and free enterprise through classroom discussions and a series of hands-on activities. Activities will focus on working as an individual, as well as in the family, community, city, nation and world.
Stampin' Up! will kick off its sponsorship of Rose Creek Elementary JA program with an afternoon event on Tuesday, September 20, at its corporate office building and distribution center. Stampin' Up! employees will host Ms. Robyn Anderson's fourth-grade class and JA representatives, giving them a tour of the facilities, a presentation on Stampin' Up!'s business and a small gift to take home.
For more information on Stampin' Up!, visit www.stampinup.com. For more information on the Junior Achievement program, please visit www.ja.org.
Editor's note: photos available upon request.
About Junior Achievement
Junior Achievement is the world's largest organization dedicated to educating young people about business, economics and free enterprise. Through a dedicated volunteer network, JA provides in-school and after-school programs for students in grades K-12. JA offers educational programs that focus on seven key content areas: business, citizenship, economics, entrepreneurship, ethics/character, financial literacy, and career development. Today over 50,000 students across the Wasatch Front learn from over 2200 business volunteers. For more information, visit www.ja.org.
About Rose Creek Elementary
Rose Creek Elementary is a year round public education school in the Jordan School District with 940 students. It is in its eighth year of operations in the Riverton, Utah area. For more information on Rose Creek Elementary, please call (801) 254-8082 or visit www.jordandistrict.org/schools/elementary/rosecreek/.