Champions of Business
Junior Achievement

On behalf of Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc., Northcentral District, we would like to express our sincere appreciation for your attendance at the 2017 Champions of Business Awards dinner honoring the George Ruder, William Sampe and Dwight Davis, individuals who have helped to build the community in central Wisconsin as we know it today. 

Bruce Bright will be joining the ninth annual celebration as the 2017 Champions of Business keynote speaker.

A panel of independent judges selected George Ruder, Dwight Davis, and William Sampe as the 2017 honorees. A dinner on Thursday, May 18 at the Jefferson Street Inn City Grill will celebrate their historic contributions to the Wausau area business community.

On behalf of Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Inc., Northcentral District, we would like to express our sincere appreciation for your attendance at the 2016 Champions of Business Awards dinner honoring the Fromm Brothers, John Slayton and David Smith, individuals who have helped to build the community in central Wisconsin as we know it today. 

Bart Starr, Jr. witnessed first hand the perseverance, leadership, and character that made his father a champion both on and off the field. Mr. Starr plans on sharing the valuable lessons he learned growing up as the son of a Super Bowl champion, Most Valuable Player, NFL Hall of Famer, and famous philanthropist. Join us for the eighth annual Champions of Business to learn what it takes to have “The Heart of a Champion” (more)