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Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2011’

Treat Your Kids, Yourself, and JA!

Your kids may not be quite as excited as we are (and probably you too!), but the new school year is right around the corner. With less than a month to go until the first day of school in August, we’re gearing up for another great year of helping our local students look forward to brighter futures. As you look …

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The Big Event Is Approaching Quickly

We’re only two months away now from JA of Lincoln’s biggest fundraiser of the year. The Junior Achievement Tailgate (this year’s dinner and auction event) is set for September 16th, and we’re getting excited! The venue is booked, the wine is chilling (we want to be really sure it’ll be cold), and the committee members are busy little bunnies. Somewhere, …

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Principal Financial Scores for Lincoln’s Youth

Taking in a ballgame is always a great way to spend a summer evening… and a generous local company made a great night even better for JA of Lincoln! As part of a nationwide tour promoting brighter financial futures, Principal Financial Group did its part to support the financial futures of Lincoln’s young people. At a recent Saltdogs game, JA …

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JA Lincoln #1 in Market Share and Students Reached

The school and fiscal years are over, the numbers are in, and it’s official– JA of Lincoln is a great choice when it comes to investing your time and money. Of course, we wouldn’t make a claim like that without the stats to back it up. In 2011, JA of Lincoln reached almost 17,000 students in Southeastern Nebraska, up from …

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Black Hills Energy & Saratoga Elementary – A Valuable Partnership

It is an absolute fact that JA of Lincoln could not do what we do without our corporate partners. Obviously, their financial generosity is always hugely appreciated, but what many of them do goes far beyond dollars and cents. They recruit volunteers and provide the valuable time needed in classrooms. This helps provide Lincoln’s students with real-world mentors. More than …

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Junior Achievement of Lincoln