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JA Sets Goals for 2014

Happy New Year! A new year is always the perfect opportunity to look at where you’ve been and where you are, and to set some new goals. Here at JA of Lincoln, we’re always about bigger and better – expanding our reach, impacting more students, and making sure we’re doing everything possible to maximize our resources. With that in mind, …

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JA Looking for Driven Youth

One of the key elements in a successful career is simply the willingness to say yes– to new opportunities, new challenges, new experiences. That willingness is what separates those who talk from those who do. We’ve got an amazing opportunity for Lincoln high school students who have that willingness, accompanied by the motivation and drive to succeed. Now in its …

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TMCO: Going Above and Beyond for JA

In so many ways, Junior Achievement is only as good as our volunteers. Even the best curriculum isn’t worth much without the passionate, generous people who give of their time and expertise on behalf of our students. Hopefully all our volunteers know how much we appreciate every single one of them! There are some volunteers, however, who go above and …

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JA Directors Go Back to School

It’s become a tradition – every year around this time, Junior Achievement invites some of it’s biggest supporters to go Back to School. We know that hearing about what JA does in the classroom is great, but it can’t compare to the experience of seeing it in action. When you have the chance to see the value of the lessons …

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Save & Strike Out February 22

Time flies when you’re having fun, and we’re quickly closing in on the time of year when it seems to speed by faster than ever! When all that holiday fun is over, it’ll almost be time for one of JA of Lincoln’s most popular fundraisers of the year, and we don’t want you to miss out. So why not take …

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JA Golf Card Only $20

Have we got a deal for you! Every year, JA of Lincoln works with local golf courses to put together some really amazing deals, and then we package them into one great discount golf card for our friends and supporters. This year, 16 Lincoln-area golf courses are offering half-price golf, buy-one-get-one, and/or free cart rentals, exclusively for those smart folks …

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Legacy Living Up to its Name

Being a JA volunteer is almost always an extremely rewarding experience. Time after time, we hear from volunteers who feel they learned just as much (if not more!) from their students as they taught them. Real, meaningful relationships are being built in this way every day in classrooms all across Lincoln. That’s why it’s so impressive when one of our …

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Allstate Foundation Awards Grant to JA

It’s always humbling when someone believes in your mission enough to truly invest in it. JA of Lincoln has been fortunate enough to have so many wonderful partners join us in our work, and we have another generous organization to add to that list. The Allstate Foundation recently awarded $7,500 grants to 10 Lincoln non-profits, and JA of Lincoln is …

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Coins for Kids

Here at JA of Lincoln, we’re all about teaching our students to make every penny count. One of the best ways to make pennies count, of course, is to combine them with a lot of other pennies! And that’s exactly what we’re going to be doing all throughout November! Throughout the month, customers at U-Stop Convenience Stores will have the …

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JA Celebrates Successful Tailgate Event

You did it again, friends. Last week, JA of Lincoln held our largest fundraiser of the year – and you came through for us in a big, big way. Nearly 300 of you spent an evening of fun at the JA Tailgate for great food, a high-energy auction, and an awesome Husker atmosphere. When all was said and done, more …

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