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About: J.D. Yaklich

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As the 2014 summer intern, I work with the Programs and Communication team to ensure positive experiences for all the kids coming through our programs. This fall I will be a senior at CU Boulder, where I am a Daniels Scholar.

Posts by J.D. Yaklich:

    Leadership Luncheon: The Launch

    By: J.D. Yaklich Published: August 14th, 2014
    Mayor Michael Hancock and Mayor Sara Kurutz cut the ribbon to open Young AmeriTowne On the Road.

    This past Tuesday, our Leadership Luncheon took place at the Hyatt in downtown Denver — after months of hard work and preparation. ┬áIt was wonderful to be a part of everything and to see the event happen to smoothly. Unveiling… Read the rest


    Throwback Thursday: Young Americans Bank Turns 27

    By: J.D. Yaklich Published: July 31st, 2014
    To celebrate 25 years, Young Americans threw a Carnival for nearly 3,000 people. It included a balloon drop with cash.

    August 3rd, 1987 Young Americans Bank became the first and only bank of its kind, one that caters to a very specific clientele of kids ages 0 to 21. This year Young Americans will be turning 27 and over the… Read the rest


    Looking Back: A Young AmeriTowne Experience

    By: J.D. Yaklich Published: July 3rd, 2014
    J.D. as the Towne Hall accountant during his AmeriTowne experience.

    My name is J.D. Yaklich and I grew up in Englewood, CO and attended Englewood public schools. Since then, I have gone on to become a Daniels Fund Scholar and attend the University of Colorado at Boulder studying marketing in… Read the rest