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Alexander VanAckeren Wins Ken Carlson Scholarship

As the end of the school year rapidly approaches and high school seniors look forward to the start of their college careers, all of us at Junior Achievement of Lincoln are so happy that we can help some of them as they take that next step. We recently awarded this year’s round of scholarships, and now we get to introduce …

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Matt Foley Wins Remigio Scholarship

You’ve probably heard us mention that we recently completed one of our favorite tasks of the year – awarding scholarships to some of Lincoln’s best and brightest high school seniors. As always, we received an impressive crop of submissions. As always, we had a tough time choosing our winners. And as always, we came away from the whole experience encouraged …

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JA Announces Scholarship Winners

It’s an exciting time of year for high school seniors as they wrap up a major chapter in their academic careers, and it’s exciting for all of us at JA too! We’ve had the opportunity to work with some of Lincoln’s best and brightest, and we love being able to help some of them as they take their next steps. …

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Grab Your Clubs!

Have you noticed? Suddenly, everything is green! Hurray for Spring! And if there’s green on the ground, that must mean it’s time to head for the greens to raise some green for Lincoln’s students! The annual JA of Lincoln Golf Classic is quickly approaching, and of course we want YOU to get involved! The big event will be on June …

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Thirst for Knowledge

We have some very exciting news to share! As we near the end of JA of Lincoln’s biggest fundraising effort in our history, Pepsi and B&R Stores are teaming up to help us finish strong. For the next month, a portion of the proceeds from every 12-pack of Pepsi cans sold in all 11 Russ’s Market and Super Saver locations …

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TMCO Invests in Lincoln’s Youth

There are several vital ingredients needed for JA of Lincoln to be able to carry out our mission. We need caring volunteers. We need generous sponsors. We need community-minded, forward-thinking corporate partners. We need school leaders who are willing to think outside of the box. Every day, all of these factors come together all across Southeastern Nebraska, allowing us to …

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JA Offers Scholarships

It’s just the reality of being a non-profit organization – you’re going to spend a lot of your time asking for financial contributions. Without the generosity of others, JA of Lincoln simply wouldn’t exist. That makes us very, very grateful. It also makes it a refreshing change when we get to be the ones who give others some financial help. …

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JA Bowled Over By Generosity

No matter how you look at it, JA of Lincoln bowled a big fat strike at this year’s annual Bowl-a-thon! Well over a thousand people bowled in this year’s tournament, proving once again just how many individuals in our community stand behind JA of Lincoln and our mission. They bowled as teams of co-workers, friends, and families, all united in …

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Bank on Youth Going Strong

Along with our generous friends at State Farm, JA of Lincoln has been Banking on Youth for two years now through a program aimed specifically at Lincoln’s kindergartners. This program is a true Lincoln original, developed and implemented right here at home! Last year’s pilot program was a huge success (read about it here), and this year is even bigger …

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Operation: Bright Future

We have some pretty amazing news! Recently, JA of Lincoln was approached by a very generous person with a very big challenge. This person believes deeply in the JA mission of empowering young people to own their economic success, and wants to see JA of Lincoln continue to flourish long into the future. So this person – who is choosing …

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