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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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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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