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JA Helps Satisfy Community Service Hours

As we enter the second half of the school year, lots of exciting things lay ahead for students. There are proms and ceremonies, tests and papers, and of course, plenty of last-minute obligations! For many of Lincoln’s high school and college students, that includes required community service hours. If you know a student who needs to fulfill some of those …

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JA Hosts Lunchtime Training

It’s a brand new year, and with it comes a chance to take a fresh look at your goals. What do you want to accomplish this year? What will you do differently? How will you give back to your community? JA of Lincoln can help you with that last one, and we can do it with an experience that is …

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Jeans For JA

This may be very nearly the perfect fundraiser. It takes very little work on your part. Everyone gets something they want. Lots of people making small contributions adds up to a bit impact. Best of all, of course, is that the big winners in all of it are the students of Lincoln. We’re talking about Jeans 4 JA. Here’s how …

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Remigio Grants Take the JA Message Outside the Classroom

If you think back on your own time in school, chances are that some of your most vivid memories are of lessons learned outside of the classroom. As students, it’s those chances to see how what you’re learning applies in the outside world that really stick with you. That’s what the Remigio Grants are all about. Every year, JA awards …

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JA Board goes Back to School

It was a rainy and dreary December day outside, but inside the 3rd grade classrooms at Humann Elementary school the students were ready and eager. They were on their best “we have guests” behavior, and many even dressed up for the occasion. It was obviously an important day for them. The classrooms were each on day 3 of the JA …

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Are You Ready to Bowl?

Come on… you know you secretly love bowling. How satisfying is a good, loud, smack-em-all-down strike every now and then? You throw one great ball, accept your accolades… and then head back over to your drink and snacks while everyone else takes a turn. Really, what’s not to love? Here at JA of Lincoln, we’re all about making a good …

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Could You be a Secret Millionaire?

If we’re honest, there aren’t many “celebrities” from the world of finance. There is one person, however, who is a household name. For many, he is the personification of some of JA’s main messages – financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and ultimately economic success. Of course, we’re talking about Warren Buffett! And now, the Oracle of Omaha has teamed up with Junior …

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Searching for that perfect gift?

Ready or not, Christmas is just around the corner! It’s supposed to be the hap-happiest season of all, but let’s face it– gift-giving can be stressful. The mere mention of Christmas shopping season sends way too many of us into a cold sweat. But never fear– JA of Lincoln is here to help with a couple of fun, unique, affordable …

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Grants for Teaching Excellence

It’s been proven time and time again — the Junior Achievement curriculum makes a difference in the classroom. Students gain knowledge and skills that will serve them for a lifetime. So how do you get even more out of such a powerful experience? You take it outside of the classroom! Each year, JA of Lincoln awards Remigio “Teaching Excellence” Grants …

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Cross-Generational Partnership Benefits Lincoln Students

For Dave Kutsch, a retired pathologist and former state medical examiner who now lives at a Legacy Estates Retirement Community, the decision to donate to Junior Achievement of Lincoln was simple. “My wife was a volunteer a few years back and was very pleased with the program. I figure, if something pleases my wife, then it must be good.” Thankfully …

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