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Inaugural JA Apple Society Inductees!

At JA of Lincoln, we never lose focus of the fact that literally everything we do would be impossible without our army of generous, dedicated volunteers. This year alone, more than 700 local volunteers have reached more than 23,000 students in over 1,000 classrooms with our messages of financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship! Now that’s making an impact! Because …

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JA Golf Classic Only a Few Days Away

Now that the school year is out and the weather is beautiful, much of our attention has been focused on one of our biggest and most fun fundraisers of the year *ndash; the annual JA Golf Classic! This year’s event is coming up very quickly, but it’s not too late to get in on the fun! The event kicks off …

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JA 2014 Scholarship Winners

All over Lincoln, high school seniors are getting ready for the next chapter of their lives. Of course as they close the door on their high school careers and look forward to college, all of us at JA of Lincoln want to do everything we can to help ensure their success! That’s why we’re so happy and proud to announce …

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Attention Teachers: Request JA for Next School Year

If you’re a teacher, this is no doubt one of the most exciting times of the year! The countdown is on to the end of school, and summer break is so close you can taste it. But before you put the end of another year in the books, there’s one more thing you may want to do to make sure …

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Casey’s Partnering with JA

Need an excuse to blow off cooking tonight and just get a pizza? What if you were supporting a JA partner and doing something good at the same time – how could you resist? All 19 locations of Casey’s General Stores have agreed to partner with JA of Lincoln all this month to support our mission of financial literacy and …

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Give to Lincoln Day May 29th

Here it comes again! In what is quickly becoming one of Lincoln’s best-loved traditions, the Lincoln Community Foundation’s ‘Give to Lincoln Day’ is back for a third year on May 29th, 2014! Last year alone, the one-day event resulted in more than $2.1 million dollars in donations to 253 local nonprofit organizations. This year it’s bigger than ever, with a …

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We Need Your Nominations for Peak Performance Awards

Are you an educator or volunteer who has had a great JA experience this year? Please tell us about it and help us recognize the best of the best! Every year, we give out JA Peak Performance Awards to an Educator of the Year and a Volunteer of the Year who made an impact in the classroom. If you had …

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JA Wraps Up Successful DYI Program

And that’s a wrap! Our 7-week Driven Youth Invitational series came to a close last Tuesday evening at Firespring. During the final session, students heard from Collin Caneva from Gear Five with his message “Start. Stay Motivated. Don’t Quit.” After being inspired by the final presenter, the students took the floor to show what they’d learned. Nine groups made presentations, …

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Save Big On Spring Golf

Can you feel it? Have you noticed the schizophrenic temperatures, the tiny peeks of green poking through the ground, or the sudden desire to clean out your closets? You know what it all means – Spring is here! And for so many people, the most important part of Spring is the return of golfing weather! If you or someone you …

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DYI Making a BIG Difference

This year’s session of Driven Youth Invitational is more than halfway over already, and we can declare that it’s definitely our biggest and best yet! More than 40 of Lincoln’s top high school students are participating this year, representing all of Lincoln’s public high schools and also Pius X. They’ve already heard from and worked with five of Lincoln’s top …

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