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Apply for a JA Scholarship

At JA of Lincoln, everything we do is about equipping young people with the tools they need to succeed. From kindergarten through high school, we work with community partners to give them the financial literacy and skills to navigate a changing economy. When they then take their next steps to college and beyond, we’re always looking for ways to continue …

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It’s Almost Time to BOWL

It’s almost time! It’s almost time! JA of Lincoln’s biggest fundraiser of the year is just weeks away, but it’s not too late to get involved! The annual JA Bowl-a-Thon is Saturday, February 24, and we don’t want you to miss out on the fun. This truly is a great day for a great cause! If you’re not signed up …

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For the Love of JA

As you know, the JA mission depends on the work of generous volunteers. Every year, more and more classrooms request the JA curriculum, which means we need an ever-increasing number of caring, trained individuals to take our message to the students. It’s a good problem to have, and we have a great group of people who are working to help …

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Bowl-a-Thon Registration Deadline Coming

It’s almost here! It’s almost here! The annual Junior Achievement Bowl-a-Thon will take place on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Parkway Lanes, Hollywood Bowl and Sun Valley Lanes. Last year, nearly 2,000 bowlers on almost 350 teams of coworkers, friends, and family participated in this fun day for a great cause, raising over $100,000 to benefit JA’s programs and services. …

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LA Launch Lesson: Calling All Entrepreneurs

When it comes to making a positive impact, there’s nothing quite like an in-person connection. The concept of connecting students with local business professionals to provide guidance, feedback, and mentorship is at the heart of the JA mission, and in a world dominated by social media, those in-person interactions with caring adults mean more than ever. This Fall, JA of …

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JA Super Schools Show Ultimate Commitment

To us, all schools that participate in JA are super schools, and we appreciate each and every one! But some schools go all in, putting the JA curriculum and a JA community volunteer in every single classroom. That kind of commitment deserves recognition, so two years ago we began awarding the JA Super School Award, sponsored by Whitehead Oil / …

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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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