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Golf Classic Lives Up to Its Name

What a great day on the green! On June 10th, more than 100 golfers descended on HiMark Golf Course for the annual JA of Lincoln Golf Classic. As always, it was a day of fun, food, prizes, and plenty of friendly competition– and also as is always the case, the big winners were JA students all across Southeastern Nebraska! This …

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Welcome JA Young Professionals Board Members

The inaugural year of the JA Young Professionals Board is coming to a close, and we could not be more grateful for the hard work of these motivated, talented individuals. Since its formation on July 2015, the 10 member board helped recruit volunteers to fill 50 classrooms, and also assisted with recruitment of new companies for the JA Bowl-A-Thon and …

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JA Spirit of Achievement Winners

You’ve no doubt heard us say it many times before– it takes a lot of people to do what we do. Volunteers give their time to take our curriculum into classrooms. Educators invite us in and collaborate with their volunteers. Company coordinators recruit new volunteers and keep their coworkers informed and involved. Board members help coordinate fundraisers and offer guidance …

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Strength in Numbers

We have some big news to share, and we can’t wait to share it! The final numbers are in, and the 2015-2016 school year was a very good one for JA of Lincoln. All told, we were able to put caring, enthusiastic, well-trained community volunteers in 1,268 classrooms, impacting 26,983 students. That’s an increase of 12% over last year’s numbers! …

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New Red Apple Society Inductees

There are some very special people who we want you to know about! Each year, JA of Lincoln receives requests from hundreds and hundreds of educators who want the JA experience in their classrooms. Our goal is always to make sure that every request is fulfilled– and that’s a big task! Thankfully, we have an army of volunteers who we …

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Give to the JA Generation Fund

At Junior Achievement of Lincoln, we’re always focused on building toward the future– both for our students and our organization. When our foundation is strong, we can do our best work. When we set big goals, we can achieve big things. And when we achieve those big goals, it’s always our students who benefit. Your support is how we build …

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Volunteer Highight: Dennis Stelzer

As we’ve mentioned, this is a big year for Junior Achievement of Lincoln! 2016 marks 45 years since JA of Lincoln was founded as a small organization trying to help high school students get better prepared for future careers. Needless to say, we’ve grown a lot since then! We now serve tens of thousands of students from kindergarten through high …

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Give to Lincoln Day Coming Soon

It’s never been hard to see what a wonderfully generous place Lincoln is. We have an amazingly varied and vibrant non-profit scene, and we’re so fortunate that our community is so invested in working toward the best possible quality of life for all our fellow residents. Over the last few years, Give to Lincoln Day has become the clearest representation …

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Swimming With the Sharks

How many 8th graders can say they have owned and operated their own businesses? Thanks to a partnership between JA of Lincoln, Fiserv, and Cathedral of the Risen Christ School, dozens of Lincoln 8th graders can say just that! Under the leadership of business teacher Laura Brouillette, students spend time throughout the school year learning how to start and operate …

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2016 JA of Lincoln Scholarship Winners

Sometimes it seems like there’s just too much negative news about the future of our country, and it’s easy to start feeling down about it. Well, at JA of Lincoln, we’re feeling pretty great about the future of America, and the list below is why. Every year, we have the opportunity to award scholarships to the best and brightest local …

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