2016-11-02 / Top News

Go ‘Over the Edge’ in the name of Junior Achievement of SWFL

Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida is announcing a call for sponsors for its 2017 Over the Edge rappelling fundraising event that takes place Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Naples Grand Beach Resort. In partnership with Over the Edge USA, the local JA is raising funds to support its mission to bring work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy programs to students throughout Southwest Florida.

“Sponsors are a vital part to the success of our event,” says Angela Fisher, president and CEO of Junior Achievement of Southwest Florida.

Over the Edge participants, known as “edgers,” raise a minimum pledge of $1,000 and experience the exhilaration of rappelling 170 from the top of the Naples Grande.

If you would to be an “edger” and help prepare the next generation for a lifetime of success, register by visiting www.jaovertheedge.com/selfregister.

Any business, organization or individual interested in becoming an event sponsor can find out more by calling Stephanie Hoffman at 225-2590, emailing info@jaswfl.org or visiting www.jaswfl.org/overtheedge. Sponsorship packages offering the opportunity to rappel are available as well as non-rappelling packages. ¦

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