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Beat from the Branch: Young Americans Bank Belmar Opening Saturday, December 9!

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Have you heard what’s been happening at Young Americans Bank these days? In case you haven’t, let me fill you in!  We all know that Young Americans Bank, the only bank in the world designed especially for kids, is a great place for today’s youth to establish a bank account and learn more about the fundamentals of basic banking. But, …

Youth Spark Change, and you can, too

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This is the time of year we all start cleaning out our closets, emptying our wallets, and finding a place to volunteer and give back. It’s also the perfect time to highlight the newest program of Young Americans Center for Financial Education: Spark Change! Spark Change teaches students the importance of giving back and helping out their community.  Over the …

Beat from the Branch: Trunk or Treat at Green Valley Ranch

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Hello and happy fall from the Far North East Branch! We are super exited to invite you to the annual Green Valley Ranch Trunk-or-Treat this coming Saturday October 28, 2017.  This year’s Trunk-or-Treat will be held at the GVR Beer Garden parking lot (4995 Argonne St.).  Sponsored by the Green Valley Ranch Metropolitan District and the GVR Beer Garden, the …

Sponsor Spotlight: State Farm creates a “neighborhood of good” in Young AmeriTowne

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The first students of the 2017-18 school year participated in Young AmeriTowne this week!  Traveling from Allendale Elementary in Jefferson County, fourth and fifth graders visited AmeriTowe in Belmar on Tuesday, September 5.  The next day, fifth graders from Buffalo Ridge Elementary in Castle Rock spent a day in AmeriTowne in Denver. Before these young people stepped into Towne, they …

Spring Shopping Starts!

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Just in time to shop for Mother’s Day and graduation, Young Americans is hosting our annual Spring Young Entrepreneurs Marketplace. This unique event kicks off spring with more than 50 youth businesses showcasing their products. Come with the whole family to shop from these entrepreneurs, ages 6 to 21. 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Saturday, April 18 – Denver 3550 …

A Visit from Iraqi Entrepreneurs

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Young Americans has been thrilled to host international guests from the Iraqi “Strengthening an Entrepreneurial Culture” group, organized by the International Visitor Leadership Program, facilitated by WorldDenver in Denver, CO, for the last two years. The International Visitor Leadership Program is an initiative of the United States Department of State that would not be possible without the volunteer time and …

Sizzlin’ Summer Camps 2015

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Brr!  Even though it’s cold outside right now, our staff are warm inside our building planning for summer camps.  We are going to host 13 week-long sessions for 2nd-6th graders, and we can’t wait to welcome in the new batch of summer campers.  Camps kick off the week of June 8, which will be here before you know it.  We’ll …

Reflections on the Year

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This past year was tremendous for Young Americans Center. It may have gone by in the blink of an eye or seemed like a whirlwind at times. Yet, in retrospect, it was profoundly successful. There were first time events that premiered, annual events that thrived, and many plans that had been put in place years ago came into fruition. Some …

Marketplace Magic

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What a phenomenal year this was for our youth business owners.  The community shoppers didn’t do too badly either! With more than 150 businesses participating in two weekends of Marketplaces, December at Young Americans started of strong.  This year’s batch of products were high quality and incredibly diverse.  Shoppers could choose from lego ornaments, cake pops, melted crayon paintings, recorded …