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Lincoln Chosen as Pilot City for New JA Program

At JA of Lincoln, we’re always looking for new ways to deliver our message of financial literacy and responsibility to Lincoln’s students. So when JA USA selected Lincoln to be one of the pilot cities to try out the new Finance Park Virtual program, we jumped at the chance! Last month, we ran the program at 3 schools – Park …

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JA Lincoln Grateful for Tailgate Success

Wow! There’s just no better way to describe our feelings about this year’s JA Tailgate Dinner and Auction! Thanks to the 260 beautiful people who made it such a special night, we were able to raise over $76,000 – that’s 29% more than last year! Holy cow, right?? JA of Lincoln has the best supporters! Once again the theme was …

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JA Scholarship Profile: Scott Luedtke

The end of the schools year is obviously an especially exciting time for high school seniors. There are awards and ceremonies, proms and banquets, goodbyes to high school and hopes for the future. At JA of Lincoln, we love that we get to make that time even more exciting for some of Lincoln’s top students through our annual presentation of …

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Remember that back-to-school commercial for an office supply store that featured an excited dad riding a shopping cart down the aisles to “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year”? At JA of Lincoln, we feel the same way about back-to-school time! We’re always a little giddy at the prospect of a fresh new year of helping Lincoln students succeed, and …

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Guilt-Free Treats!

We’ve got some good news for you. It’s a gift really, a happy little piece of information all tied up with a pretty bow. This Friday, August 24th, you get to go have some guilt-free ice cream. Guilt-free because it’s not even really ice cream – it’s frozen yogurt (but we promise your taste buds won’t know the difference!). Guilt-free …

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DYI – It’s Back!

Junior Achievement of Lincoln is gearing up for year number two of Driven Youth Invitational, and we’re looking for Lincoln’s most motivated high school students! Last year a great group participated in our pilot program of this one-of-a-kind opportunity to learn step-by-step how to start a business from the ground up with the help of some of our area’s top …

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JA Scholarship Profile: Matthew Peppmuller

As each school year comes to a close, we at JA of Lincoln are enormously fortunate to be able to offer some help to some very deserving high school seniors who are making the transition to college. The scholarships we give out benefit the students, of course – because as we all know, paying for college isn’t getting any easier. …

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JA Scholarship Profile: Jessica Gehr

As the 2011-2012 school year came to a close, JA of Lincoln completed one of our favorite tasks of the year – handing out scholarships to some of Lincoln’s best and brightest high school seniors. We’re particularly proud of the 2012 crop, and we’d like to introduce them to you individually, in hopes that they’ll inspire hope for the future …

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JA Scholarship Profile: Jigme Rinchen

Every year, JA of Lincoln hands out scholarships to some of Lincoln’s best and brightest high school seniors. We’re particularly proud of the 2012 crop, and we think you’ll be impressed with them too. Over the next few weeks we’d like to introduce them to you individually, in hopes that they’ll inspire hope for the future in you in the …

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2011-2012 Year in Review

18,255 students in 841 classrooms at 78 Lincoln-area schools, mentored by 675 amazing corporate and community volunteers (all of those numbers represent significant increases over last year). Three completely new pilot programs that have expanded our reach and impact. An aggressive new social media strategy, an exceeded contributions/operations goal, and even a 2nd place team in the national JA Titan …

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