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Resolve to Make a Difference

It’s the annual debate – to make a New Year’s resolution or not to make a New Year’s resolution? Will it make a difference? Will you actually follow through, or will you just end up with another expensive gym membership that you’re too guilty to cancel? This year, we have a better option for you. What if you could make …

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A Stocking Stuffer for the Duffer

If you have a golfer on your Christmas list, then we’ve got some great news for you! JA of Lincoln can make you the most popular Santa around with the 2013 JA Golf Card! For just $49.95, your favorite golf enthusiast will get a full year of great discounts (half price golf!) at 19 Lincoln area golf courses, plus some …

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New, Real-World Economics Program for Lincoln Students

LPS will offer Junior Achievement’s Exploring Economics to all high school students. A new partnership between Lincoln Public Schools and Junior Achievement of Lincoln will bring real-world financial lessons to every LPS high school Business Economics class. Through the engaging and relatable Exploring Economics curriculum, students will examine the impact they have on the economy as consumers and taxpayers, and …

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Think Bowling is Great? Then Save the Date!

Do you have your 2013 calendar up and running yet? The new year is sneaking up on us, and with it will come one of Junior Achievement of Lincoln’s biggest fundraisers of the year. So let’s get it calendared (you know you’re busy when you start using the word ‘calendar’ as a verb!) Make sure not to miss out on …

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DYI Generates Big Ideas

What do scented firewood, energy-creating carpet, an event-planning company specializing in surprises, and a tablet that helps students with math homework have in common? They’re the business plans formulated by the students from Junior Achievement of Lincoln’s second year of Driven Youth Invitational. Over the past two months, a group of 16 students from 7 different Lincoln-area high schools have …

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Pink and Black Gives Back

For a lot of us, there’s no debate – shopping is just plain old fun. And what could make it even better? When the money you spend benefits one of your favorite charities! Next Thursday night from 5-7pm, Camy Coture is holding a private shopping party for supporters of JA of Lincoln. November 15th will be a fun evening of …

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Bank On Youth Is Back!

“The Bank on Youth program was a huge success with my class!” – Linda Becken, Christ Schools “The Junior Achievement Bank On Youth program has been a wonderful addition to our math curriculum and our character building curriculum.” – Kelly Baumgartner, St. Joseph Elementary “The bank on youth program was amazing in every way – the children were able to …

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Win Extra Funds for Your Classroom

Just about every teacher has one thing in common: there are things they’d love to do for their students… if only the money were available. With schools forced to run on tighter and tighter budgets, too often great opportunities for innovative student learning fall victim to lack of funds. Junior Achievement of Lincoln is here to help! Once again this …

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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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