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JA Lincoln Wins Top Awards

We have good news to share! For the second year in a row, JA of Lincoln has once again been honored with the Peak Performance Award, which is given out annually by JA USA. Out of all the offices in the nation, just 20 2014 Peak Performance Awards were handed out to recognize outstanding performance by local chapters. To qualify, …

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NOW Is the Time to Volunteer

We need YOU! The experience, enthusiasm, and generosity of our volunteers are the lifeblood of JA of Lincoln. You are the ones who carry our curriculum into classrooms, bringing it to life for thousands of Southeastern Nebraska students every day. We’re beyond grateful! As we head into the home stretch of the school year, we need you more than ever. …

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DYI Off to Great Start

Our new session of Driven Youth Invitational is off and running, and once again we’ve got a motivated group of students matched up with an inspirational slate of speaker mentors. We have no doubt that the results will be as amazing! These students truly are the future of our community and it’s economy, and we’re making sure they learn from …

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JA Scholarship Apps Due March 19th

Do you know a college-bound high school senior who has benefited from Junior Achievement? Then we’ve got some information you’ll want to share! Every year, JA of Lincoln gives out several $500-$1,000 scholarships to our best and brightest as they head off into the next chapter of their lives. To qualify, they just need to be a high school senior …

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Help JA With Russ’s Community Rewards

For many years, Russ’s Market (and parent company B&R Stores) has been one of the companies that shines when it comes to giving back to Lincoln, and JA of Lincoln is so very grateful. Through both financial support and volunteers, B&R Stores has made a big impact for our students! Now we get to be part of Russ’s Community Rewards …

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The Most Casual Way to Support JA

It’s February, and that means it’s time to get casual for a cause! It’s not too late to get involved in Jeans for JA, our annual fundraiser that is simple, effective, and fun. Follow the lead of great Lincoln companies like Great Western Bank, where employees at every branch can wear jeans to work each Friday in February in return …

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Bowl-a-Thon Just Around the Corner

It’s almost here! Junior Achievement of Lincoln’s most FUN fundraiser of the year is just a few weeks away, but it’s not too late to get in on the action. Everyone is welcome at the JA of Lincoln Bowl-a-thon on February 28th at Parkway Lanes and Hollywood Bowl! Grab a group of co-workers, family, or friends, and get ready for …

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Last Call for Motivated and Ambitious Students

Do you know an exceptional high school student? If there’s a teenager in your life with the drive and creativity to make an impact, then you need to make sure they don’t miss out on this truly unique opportunity! Driven Youth Invitational is Junior Achievement of Lincoln’s one-of-a-kind program that gives high school students the opportunity to work with and …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Dustin Lottman

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – Junior Achievement is only as strong as our volunteers. Without our generous, inspiring, community-minded volunteers who take time out of their work schedules to bring our curriculum into classrooms, we’d be done. So it’s with huge gratitude that we highlight one of our amazing volunteers! Dustin Lottman from Farm Bureau …

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Searching for Lincoln’s Driven Youth

Over the last few years, Driven Youth Invitational (DYI) has become one of JA of Lincoln’s most popular and talked-about programs. It’s a truly unique opportunity for high school students to hear from and work one-on-one with successful local entrepreneurs, develop their own business plans, and get feedback from the experts. It’s a chance for Lincoln’s best, brightest, and most …

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