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JA 2014-15 a BIG Success

Now that we’ve had a little time to catch our breaths after the end of the school year and really take a hard look at the numbers, we’re happy to report that 2014-2015 was a big one for JA of Lincoln! Overall, we saw an 8.1% increase in students impacted— 24,076, up from 22,274. That’s 1,800 more students than ever …

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JA Recognizes Top Volunteers and Educators

If you’re a friend of Junior Achievement of Lincoln, hopefully you’ve gotten the message that we appreciate you! Everything we do relies on partnerships– between our volunteers and educators, between the business community and our schools, between donors and the classrooms they sponsor. We try to say “Thank You!” as often as we can, but once a year we to …

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JA Golf Classic Winners (Hint: We All Did!)

Friday, June 12th was another great day for JA of Lincoln. Once again, the community answered the call and turned out to support our students and our programs in a big way, and once again we are absolutely overwhelmed with gratitude. Thanks to 25 teams of golfers and a wonderfully generous group of sponsors, the 2015 JA of Lincoln Golf …

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JA Announces New Apple Society Inductees

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again– JA is only as strong as our volunteers! All the cutting-edge curriculum in the world means nothing without the dedicated, generous individuals who take it into classrooms and make it come alive. With more than a thousand local classrooms requesting the JA experience every year, we need a lot of those …

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Thank You for an Amazing School Year

Sometimes, you just have to say thank you. No requests to make, no information to share, just a whole big bunch of gratitude to express. Here at JA of Lincoln, we like to take a step back at the end of each school year and really look at what was accomplished. Year after year, we see thousands of students impacted. …

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Save the Date to Tailgate

It’s never too early to start thinking about football season, right? This is Nebraska, after all! It’s in our DNA to look forward to football season. Well, we’ve got a reason for you to start thinking football… or at least thinking tailgating, which is really just as good. Mark your calendars for the annual Junior Achievement Tailgate Dinner and Auction! …

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Local Students Brave the Shark Tank

Thanks to generous support from Fiserv and a partnership with Cathedral of the Risen Christ School, JA of Lincoln made a splash this month with our first-ever Shark Tank competition. For an entire semester, 8th graders teamed up to design and then run their own businesses, which ran the gamut from lawn services to babysitting, designer water bottles to scented …

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Give the Gift of Golf

NEWS FLASH! Mother’s Day is this weekend! And then, just 5 weeks later, you’re going to have to think of a gift for Dad too! Somewhere in the middle, there’s also that graduation gift you need for your nephew/neighbor/cousin/co-worker. If any of those people happen to be golfers, then we’ve got excellent news for you! The JA of Lincoln Golf …

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It’s Almost Time to Tee Off!

Don’t forget – it’s almost time to tee off for JA! The annual JA of Lincoln Golf Classic is just a little over a month away, and it’s not too late to get involved as an individual, a team, or even a sponsor! Every year, participants tell us that this is one of their favorite ways to support all that …

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Calling All Teachers!

Teachers, we’re talking to you! If you’ve already had the Junior Achievement curriculum delivered to your students by a trained, caring career from the local business community, then you know what a unique and valuable experience it is for your students. If you’ve never experienced all the JA has to offer, then we hope you’ll accept our invitation to see …

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