Winxnet Hosts Local Students as Part of Junior Achievement Program
25 Eighth Graders from King Middle School Spend a Day at Portland Headquarters
January 1, 0001
PORTLAND, Maine, April 13, 2015– Winxnet, an IT outsourcing and consulting firm headquartered in Portland, hosted 25 students from King Middle School as a part of the Job Shadow Day with Junior Achievement of Maine. The day focused on enriching students about business, and helping them learn vital skills to be contributing members of their community.
“It is an honor to work with Junior Achievement of Maine and open up our doors to local students to talk about technology and business,” said Chris Claudio, CEO of Winxnet. “A strong community is only as strong as our collective involvement and I know our leaders really enjoyed sharing their experiences and advice with the students.”
Winxnet supports a variety of community events in all of its office locations throughout the year. In addition to Junior Achievement’s Job Shadow Day, Winxnet is putting a team together for the Children’s Advocacy Center 5K on April 25th in Hixson, TN. The company is organizing a team for the HMEA Independence 5K on May 17th in Franklin, MA as well as the 2015 Southern Maine Heart Walk on May 17th in Portland, ME.
Providing innovative IT solutions since 1999, Winxnet is a leader in IT outsourcing and consulting, software development, and strategic technical advisory services to the private and public sectors. With multiple offices in New England and the Southeast, Winxnet provides a broad reach with local expertise.
About Junior Achievement, Maine
Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to educating students in grades K – 12
about entrepreneurship, work readiness and financial literacy through experiential, hands on programs. Junior Achievement in Maine has taught nearly 11,000 students throughout the state this year. In partnership with local businesses and educators, Junior Achievement brings the real world to students, opening their minds and preparing them for the world of work.