Thursday, June 4, 2009

Junior Achievement Forms Alliance With Veracity Payment Solutions to Create The Achievers Alliance Network(TM) Where Small Change Becomes Big Money

Junior Achievement Forms Alliance With Veracity Payment Solutions to Create The Achievers Alliance Network(TM) Where Small Change Becomes Big Money For Georgia's Students

/PRNewswire/ -- Junior Achievement of Georgia, Inc. /Augusta District, and Veracity Payment Solutions, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is pleased to announce the partnership and development of a new program, The Achievers Alliance Network(TM), to benefit Junior Achievement in the CSRA district area.

"Forming a partnership between Junior Achievement and Veracity Payment Solutions is a natural fit given our shared belief in community driven initiatives and our commitment to honesty, integrity, and excellence in the markets we serve," said Anthony J. Walsh, vice president of business development at Veracity. "Our objective is very simple, to assist Junior Achievement in reaching their financial goals to help them empower our future leaders of tomorrow."

Focused in the CSRA District, the Achievers Alliance Network (AAN) is a referral program for local businesses and merchants. Veracity will donate a portion of their transaction revenue to Junior Achievement every time a merchant and/or business joins the program through Veracity's payment processing service.

"The Achievers Alliance Network will give Junior Achievement a consistent revenue source to assist in our ongoing efforts to educate young people in financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness," said Laurie Cook, executive director of Junior Achievement of Georgia, Inc. /Augusta District. "We are grateful to Veracity for its commitment to support Junior Achievement's mission to inspire young people to dream big and succeed."

Merchants in the Achievers Alliance Network will receive community recognition for their efforts, special payment processing savings, and AAN Scholarship Recognition for the benefit of their local schools.

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