In schools across our Wells County communities, more than 2,500 young people are benefiting from JA programs. We applaud the educators and community volunteers who make this learning possible.

To join us as a volunteer, contact Dawn Horan at (260) 273-0855 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To make a donation to ensure this learning continues, click here.

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Phone Drive: October 2016

Cheers to the businesses and community leaders who volunteer their time to secure pledges of financial support for the programs provided by Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana. Form a team to make calls and raise pledges for JA. Click here to donate without receiving a call from our Phone Drive. 

Bring a list of companies or individuals you would like to contact with you to the Phone-A-thon on the day of your calling shift. These could be suppliers, customers, competitors, colleagues or even your golf partners. There is much fun to be had! 

For more information, contact Jennifer Vanderpool at 260-484-2543.

Wells County Family Game Night, Minute To Win It: Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Wells Community Boys & Girls Club 
1410 S Wayne Street 
Bluffton, IN 46714

Please join us for an all ages afternoon of fun! The fun starts at 2:00pm and will include: Popcorn, Cotton Candy, Games, Prizes, and more. Challenges using household items and 60 seconds on the clock. Think you can do it? You've got a Minute to Win It. To learn more click here. 
Ticket Infomration:
$5.00 per person (pre-sale)
$10.00 per person (day of event) 

Jean Bordner
Adverstising Sales Manager
Bluffton News-Banner
125 North Johnson Street
Bluffton, IN 46717
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Thank You To Our Sponsor

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JA Achieve-A-Bowl: Friday, April 7th, 2017

Bluffton Bowling Center
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

bowlingYou don't have to be a great bowler to be successful. All you need is enthusiasm! Each year Junior Achievement supporters get together at local bowling centers to raise funds for JA and have a great time doing it!

It's easy to participate. Just:

  • Gather a team of 5 people, co-workers, family or friends.
  • Designate a team captain and return your registration form and fee.
  • Encourage each bowler to raise pledges to support the JA programs.
  • Arrive at the bowling center to bowl two games to support JA.      

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Corporate Sponsors 

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Lane Sponsors 

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Food Sponsors



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Patty Randall, ProFed (Treasurer)  
Cara Teeple, ProFed (Past President)                    
Kelly Cady, Bluffton Insurance (Secretary)


Tim Drayer, National Oil
Jeslynn Ruble, Dale, Huffman, Babcock
Kaitlyn Roby, PNC Bank 
Jessica Seago, iAB Bank
Vicki Andrews, Southern Wells Community Schools
Chanda Smuts, Buckhorn, Inc.
Michael Huffman, Dale, Huffman, Babcock
Lannette Bickel, Metro TCI 

Emeritus Members

Tim Babcock, Dale, Huffman & Babcock
Allen Gunkel, National Oil & Gas, Inc.  
Cory Ivins, Roembke Mfg & Design, Inc. 
Ted Oakes, K-K Tool and Design  
Ray Paxson, iAB Financial Bank


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