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A BIG Thank You to Our JA Auction Donors

What can we say? We’re a grateful bunch! Before we put the 2011 JA of Lincoln Dinner and Auction in the rear view mirror, there are some more important people and organizations we need to thank. It takes a lot of generosity to pull off live and silent auctions of the size and scope that JA does every year… and …

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JA Tailgate Auction a Success

After months of preparation by a hard-working auction committee and one very enthusiastic coordinator, it all came together September 16th. The JA Tailgate went off without a hitch! As always, it was amazing to have all of Junior Achievement of Lincoln’s friends and supporters together in one room. It was a festive atmosphere fueled by great food, a fast-talking auctioneer, …

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Are You Driven?

In case you haven’t noticed, our economy isn’t quite what it used to be. Gone are the days when you took a job after college and worked there until retirement. More and more, our economy and our communities are driven by small businesses… but how will our young people learn to be competitive in a world where entrepreneurship has become …

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Only One Week Until JA Tailgate!

Just a friendly reminder– next Friday, September 16th, is the 2011 Junior Achievement Dinner and Auction- JA Tailgate! We know you still want to get in on the fun, and the good news is it’s not too late. If you still need tickets, Ashley Schroeder would love to hear from you at (402) 467-4479. But don’t wait any longer (we …

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What Do YOU Have to Say?

Have something to say? We want to hear it! Over the past year, Junior Achievement of Lincoln has put a renewed effort on making sure that we’re always YOUR JA. Through a reinvigorated Facebook page, a totally redesigned website, regular blogs (like this one!), and a revamped monthly newsletter (the Headline Highlight email– sign up here if you’d like to …

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JA Auction Around the Corner

The countdown is on– t-minus 2ish (let’s not get technical, mkay?) weeks until the JA Tailgate Dinner & Auction! Are you excited yet? Wait…what?!? You can’t be there? Your Aunt Mabel is in town, you have to work late, your kid has the flu, AND you have to be up super early the next morning to catch a flight to …

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JA Tailgate Only a Month Away!

You can feel it in the air. People are happier, sports bars are more crowded, the kids have returned to school, and the red people are wearing is no longer just a sunburn. It can mean only one thing… it’s almost time for football season! And even more importantly here in Nebraska, college football season – and all the yearly …

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What’s Your Resolution?

With the new school year less than two weeks away, it’s time to make your New Year’s Resolutions! Here at JA, we believe that a new school year is just as good a time to make resolutions as the start of a calendar year. Even when we’re far past our own school days, we still have a responsibility to make …

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Treat Your Kids, Yourself, and JA!

Your kids may not be quite as excited as we are (and probably you too!), but the new school year is right around the corner. With less than a month to go until the first day of school in August, we’re gearing up for another great year of helping our local students look forward to brighter futures. As you look …

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The Big Event Is Approaching Quickly

We’re only two months away now from JA of Lincoln’s biggest fundraiser of the year. The Junior Achievement Tailgate (this year’s dinner and auction event) is set for September 16th, and we’re getting excited! The venue is booked, the wine is chilling (we want to be really sure it’ll be cold), and the committee members are busy little bunnies. Somewhere, …

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