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JA Stock Market Challenge Needs YOU

Each November, the JA Stock Market Challenge brings the excitement of the stock market floor to Lincoln. During the day, hundreds of students take the floor, analyzing ever-changing information as they trade mock stock and compete to become the most successful investors. In the evening, corporate teams take over for a unique event of (mostly!) friendly competition to be named …

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JA: Team Update

It’s been a long streak of growth for Junior Achievement of Lincoln. Each year, we’re fortunate to serve more students than the year before, thanks to an ever-increasing number of volunteers and supporters. Last year alone, we served over 28,000 students! All that growth makes for a growing workload, which is a great problem to have. To that end, the …

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JA Spark Is Looking for Motivated Students

Do you know a high school student with an interest in business? If you do, don’t let them miss out on JA SPARK! It’s inspiration, motivation, creativity, and guidance– all packed into one amazing day! The one-day high school entrepreneurship event will take place on October 10th from 9:00-3:30 at Union College in the Krueger Center. Successful local entrepreneurs will …

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Do You Have Your Ticket to the JA Tailgate Dinner and Auction?

It’s that time of the year again! One of JA of Lincoln’s biggest fundraisers of the year is right around the corner, and we don’t want you to miss out! Every year, hundreds of our friends and supporters gather for the JA Tailgate Dinner and Auction at the Cornhusker Hotel. This year’s event is on Friday, September 15th, and it …

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The Junior Achievement of Lincoln Stock Market Challenge is Back!

Now in its third year, the Stock Market Challenge is quickly becoming one of our most popular events. It’s not surprising that so many people want to get in on the fun– it really is an experience you won’t get anywhere else! CFA_Nebraska is serving as Presenting Sponsor, and we are so grateful to them! The Stock Market Challenge is …

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2017-18 Young Professionals Board

Since its founding three years ago, the Junior Achievement of Lincoln Young Professionals Board has made an unmistakable impact on the students of Lincoln. Last year alone, this group of 29 of Lincoln’s best and brightest recruited enough volunteers to fill 100 JA classrooms– and they’ve already set out to do it again this year with 100 more volunteers! These …

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JA Recognizes Amazing Volunteers

As we’ve mentioned, it takes a small army of generous people to make the Junior Achievement of Lincoln mission possible. Last year alone, more than 1,000 corporate and community volunteers took our curriculum into classrooms… and that number doesn’t even account for all the teachers, company coordinators, board members, donors, and others who are part of our huge, diverse, generous …

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JA Golf Classic Is a Record-Breaker!

Another JA of Lincoln Golf Classic is in the books, and we’re excited to announce that it was a record-breaker in more ways than one! 35 teams participated in this year’s event, which is more than we’ve ever had before. Thanks to all those golfers, we also netted just over $25,000 to benefit our students, which is also a record …

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JA Tailgate Season Is Coming Soon

Is it too soon to start talking about football season? Of course not! This is Nebraska! It’s always a good time to talk football, and it’s never too soon to start planning your tailgating schedule. Here’s another happy thought– the return of Husker football brings with it comes the annual JA Tailgate Dinner & Auction! This year’s event will be …

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Save the Dates!

Life is busy, which is why it’s just so satisfying to have a well-organized calendar. We know that yours probably fills up fast, so we want to make sure that Junior Achievement is on it! Here are the important dates for JA of Lincoln over the coming fiscal/school year– we hope you’ll save them! JA Tailgate Dinner & Auction Friday, …

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