FICP Raises $50,306 for Junior Achievement®
November 18, 2015
PARADISE ISLAND, BAHAMAS – Meeting planners and hospitality partners at the 2015
Financial & Insurance Conference Planners (FICP) Annual Conference donated
$50,306.90 to Junior Achievement® Worldwide and Junior Achievement® Bahamas.
Contributions were raised through the FICP Annual Conference Silent Auction.
In 2012, FICP announced Junior Achievement (JA) as its long-term philanthropic
partner. This year, in keeping with FICP's dedicated philanthropic efforts, proceeds of
the silent auction benefited Junior Achievement Worldwide and Junior Achievement
Bahamas. The auction provides a way for conference attendees to take an active role in
making a difference in the communities that support their business by donating and
bidding on items.
FICP Immediate Past Chair and 2015 Annual Conference Chair Jana Stern, along with
FICP Board of Directors Chair Shelia Cleary, Silent Auction Committee Chair Julie
Holmen and Hospitality Partner Advisory Committee Chairperson Kevin Regan
presented the donation to Philip Simon, Executive Director, Junior Achievement
Bahamas before a crowd of close to 600 conference attendees.
NOTE: Check presentation photo available upon request.
About Financial & Insurance Conference Planners (FICP)
FICP provides high-quality information, education and networking to financial and
insurance meeting professionals, increasing their success and strategic value. We
maintain a balanced planner to hospitality partner ratio, resulting in a unique business
About Junior Achievement (JA)
Junior Achievement Worldwide 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 4.6
million students per year in more than 201,000 locations across the United States, and
serves a total of 10.2 million students by operations in more than 120 countries
worldwide. Visit www.jaworldwide.org for more information.