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Golf Cards Make the Perfect Gift!

If you’ve got a golfer on your Christmas list, we’ve got good news for you! Through Christmas, the JA of Lincoln Golf Card is just $24! It’s an amazing deal on the gift that keeps giving all year long – big discounts (lots of 2-for-1s!) at 16 Lincoln-area golf courses, plus discounts at Champions Fun Center and Austad’s Golf, and …

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Park MS Teachers Share Their JA Experience

Park Middle School has a strong history with JA of Lincoln, and we’re so grateful to the teachers, volunteers, and donors who make it happen every year. One of the most popular programs is the JA Global Marketplace, which gives students the opportunity to explore how the economies of different nations affect each other through trade, immigration, and technology. We …

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JA District of Kearney Graduates Students

Junior Achievement is growing in Kearney! As we strive to give every student in our 11-county territory their best shot at success, we’re excited to announce that we’ll reach more than 1,500 students in five Kearney elementary schools by the end of this school year. That means that half of all the elementary students in Kearney will receive our message …

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Coins for Kids at Casey’s

As you do all your holiday running around this month, be on the lookout for an easy way to give a little to the kids! All throughout December and January, JA of Lincoln’s Coins for Kids canisters will be on the counters at all of Lincoln’s Casey’s General Stores. Thanks to Casey’s for being such a great supporter of our …

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Save Your Bowling Date

February may sound like a long time away, but we all know how time magically speeds up during the holiday season! Why not take a moment right now to make sure you don’t miss out on what promises to be on of 2015’s most FUN fundraisers? Save the Date! 2015 JA Bowl-a-thon Saturday, February 28 Parkway Lanes and Hollywood Bowl …

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Keep JA on Your Holiday List

Most of us will give quite a few gifts this holiday season, but how many will actually make a lasting impact on the future? When the tree has been taken down, the cookies have been polished off, and the ball has dropped in Times Square, will the gifts you give already be forgotten, or will they be making a real …

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Nebraska Book Company Makes Big Impact

As a generous long-time supporter of Junior Achievement, Nebraska Book Company has already made a huge impact on Lincoln’s students. They’ve made it clear that they understand the importance of giving our young people the highest quality education possible, and they’ve always been willing to jump in and help in big ways! Now, Nebraska Book has partnered with us in …

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Great Western Bank to Make “Our City” Even Better

When Junior Achievement students are in third grade, their classroom volunteer brings them an exciting curriculum called Our City. In Our City, they learn about how businesses contribute to a city, and focus on the role of money in a community. The find out how banks work, how they contribute to the functioning of businesses, and how they help entrepreneurs …

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Kaplan University Sponsors JA Curriculum

Once again, JA of Lincoln is bowled over by the generosity of our community. We’re so fortunate to live in a place with individuals and businesses who are so willing to step in and devote their resources toward building a better future for our youth. One of those very special companies is Kaplan University. Kaplan has been a long-time friend …

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Another Successful JA Tailgate & Auction

Friends, you’ve done it again! Almost 300 of our nearest and dearest came out last Friday evening for our annual JA Tailgate Dinner and Auction, and as always it was a fantastic evening of food, fun, and generosity. Because of you, nearly $75,000 was raised to benefit our students. $75,000 to put our curriculum in more classrooms than ever before. …

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