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Golf Cards Are Back In Time for Christmas

If there’s a golf lover on your Christmas list, we’ve got some great news for you! For a limited time, the JA Lincoln Golf Card will be on sale for just $20! That’s just $20 for a year’s worth of two-for-one and half-off deals on golfing at 21 local golf courses, plus discounts at some great restaurants and Austad’s. Plus, …

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Volunteer Highlight: Doug Emery

We hope that there’s never any doubt about how much we love our JA of Lincoln Classroom volunteers! They truly are what makes our mission possible. It takes the time, generosity, experience, insight, and dedication of a small army of community-minded individuals to make our model work, and we’re so thankful to all of you who take our messages of …

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Waverly HS, UBS, Win Inaugural Stock Market Challenge

Wow– what a day! JA hosted our first annual (planning for next year is already in the works!) Stock Market Challenge event on Tuesday, November 17th at Innovation Campus. A high school team competition kicked off the day, featuring nearly 230 students on 56 different teams from 18 different high schools and 11 different communities. It was a whirlwind course …

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Are You Ready to Go Bowling?

The holidays can be a busy and distracting time of year, so we want to make sure you get a very important date into your calendar before things get too crazy! The annual JA Bowl-A-Thon is Saturday, February 27th, and we hope you’ll join us by sponsoring or bowling! Teams of six people raise just $45 each in pledges for …

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500 Lincoln 8th Graders Become “Virtual” Adults

New Junior Achievement program will let them see how they’d fare in the real-world economy! Thanks to generous support from title sponsors Fiserv and Union Bank, more than 500 Lincoln 8th graders are going to the Park! JA Finance Park Virtual gives kids a chance to experience real-world budgeting, spending, and saving through an intensive computer-based simulation. Each student is …

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JA Spark Ignites Lincoln Youth

Over the past few years, Driven Youth Invitational has become one of Junior Achievement of Lincoln’s most talked-about programs. When our area’s best and brightest high school students are matched up with our most successful and innovative entrepreneurs, magic happens! But DYI takes place over the course of several weeks, making it difficult for students in some of our outlying …

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Opening Bell About to Ring

Have we mentioned how excited we are about our newest event? The first-ever JA Stock Market Challenge is coming up on Tuesday, November 17th– and time is running out to get in on the action! The JA Stock Market Challenge will allow both students and adults to try their hand at the fast-paced world of investing– and we do mean …

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Program Highlight: JA Company Program

Because we always want you to know exactly what you’re supporting when you invest your time in JA of Lincoln, we like to give you peeks inside the classroom to see just what our students are working on. The curriculum we provide receives regular updates, meaning that we can be sure our volunteers are always equipped with innovative and engaging …

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Volunteer Highlight: Susan Robak

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again– our classroom volunteers truly are the backbone of everything we do at JA of Lincoln. Without a dedicated army of generous individuals willing to share their time and experience to take it into the classroom, all the cutting-edge curriculum in the world would be meaningless. We are only as strong as …

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Spark Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

On October 28th, students from all over our area are going to feel the spark of inspiration! JA Spark is our all-new, single-day version of JA’s Driven Youth Invitational. What is usually a 7-week program focused on entrepreneurship is being condensed into one jam-packed day full of inspiration for high school students. Students from all over eastern Nebraska will hear …

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