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Stock Market Challenge Sets Record

What a day! What an amazingly wonderful day! This year’s JA of Lincoln Stock Market Challenge was truly for one for the record books. Last year, 75 students teams competed for the title of Best Investor. This year, it was 109! That’s a lot of students (over 400!) getting a hands-on experience to build a deeper understanding of our financial …

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‘Tis the Season of Giving

Because of your work and support over the years, JA of Lincoln is about to hit a pretty amazing milestone. And because we know we can count on you to continue to stand with us, we know it won’t be the last. It also means we need you more than ever! For the first time ever, JA of Lincoln will …

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Bowling Teams Assemble!

Do you have your team together yet for the 2018 JA of Lincoln Bowl-a-thon? If not, there’s no better time than right now! You don’t want to miss out on this great day. There’s a reason it’s become JA’s biggest fundraiser of the year– it’s so much FUN! It’s all happening on Saturday, February 24th at Parkway Lanes and Hollywood …

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Where There’s Spark, There’s Desire

On October 10th, nearly 70 local students got a spark! JA SPARK was a one-day crash course on the ins and out, challenges and triumphs of being an entrepreneur. Students from Lincoln and surrounding areas gathered at Union College to hear from local entrepreneurs, create their own unique business plans, and then put those plans to the test in front …

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Buy, Sell, Win!

The JA of Lincoln Stock Market Challenge is a truly unique event. At zero cost to them, nearly 500 local students will get to experience the stock market. On November 14th at Innovation Campus, they’ll team up (111 student teams from 26 local high schools have registered so far!) to deal with constantly changing information, analyze data, make educated decisions, …

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A Bowl That’s Good For the Soul

Guess what’s right around the corner? It’s one of JA of Lincoln’s very favorite days of the year, and it’s a day when thousands of people come together to make a big impact. It’s a day that has become our biggest fundraiser of the year, and it’s a day that YOU definitely don’t want to miss out on! The annual …

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JA of Lincoln Surpassing a Big Milestone

30,000. That’s a big number. It’s more than the populations of Hastings, Fremont, or North Platte. It’s more than the populations of Beatrice, York, and Seward combined. It’s also the number of students JA of Lincoln will serve during the 2017-2018 school year! For the first time in our history, this year we will surpass 30,000 students. That’s a big …

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Another Tailgate, Another Huge Success!

Another JA Tailgate Dinner and Auction is in the rearview mirror, and once again we’re overwhelmed with gratitude for everyone who made it possible and made it a success! These kinds of events require work and generosity from a lot of people and organizations, and we’re reminded that JA of Lincoln is fortunate to have a truly amazing support network. …

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Cathedral Junior Achievement Entrepreneur Program

Innovation is at the heart of everything we teach our Junior Achievement students, and we love it when schools take that message and run with it! Over the last four years, Cathedral of the Risen Christ School has partnered with JA of Lincoln and Fiserv to create the Cathedral Junior Achievement Entrepreneur Program, which makes the Junior Achievement experience last …

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Wall Street Comes to Lincoln

On Tuesday, November 14th, Wall Street comes to Lincoln! The JA Stock Market Challenge at Innovation Campus will give students and professionals alike the chance to experience the stock market like never before! Your team starts with a million dollars in mock stock. Then the trading day begins, and the decisions must be made at a furious pace as information …

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