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Yelp Helps Elite Event: Junior Achievement BizTown!



Yelp Baltimore Elites putt on their “volunteer hats” and took a day off of work to help the community in a very special way. A handful of Elites lent their time, energy, and expertise to working with Junior Achievement of Central Maryland‘s BizTown. The day took place in a real-life mini-model of an actual town and allowed 5th grade students from Baltimore Public School to come in and become citizens of the city for the day – mayor and all! The town is designed to reflect the importance of workplace performance and financial decisions in an authentic economy. With Yelp Elites by their side to guide them through their “first day on the job,” students felt more confident than ever before as they move forward and plan for their “real” future!

“I’m so happy and grateful that I was able to attend this Elite Event,” says Timothy U. “Very rewarding program for both the volunteers and the children! The staff did an excellent job with juggling questions, the children, and their tasks. Being able to provide support to the children was an awesome experience.”

Check out this sweet little video to learn more about JA BizTown and how you, too, may volunteer!

Check out all the pics here and the reviews here!

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