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JA Holds Teacher and Volunteer Reception

Kaplan to sponsor two scholarships As we’ve mentioned before, the start of the 2013-2014 school year will mark the beginning of an exciting new partnership between JA of Lincoln and Lincoln Public Schools. For the first time ever, the Junior Achievement curriculum will be part of every LPS high school Business Economics class. This is very good news for Lincoln’s …

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Next Year’s JA Starts Today

Get a jump start on a great new school year! For teachers and students alike, this is a pretty exciting time of year! School is done, schedules relax a little, and the promise of some summer fun stretches out before you. Lincoln’s fabulous teachers have worked hard all year, and definitely deserve this break! But before you head out the …

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Give to Lincoln Day is Back!

Last year, something truly inspirational happened in Lincoln. On the first-ever Give to Lincoln Day, thousands of people gave generously (over $1.3 million in all!) to hundreds of local charities. Then, the Lincoln Community Foundation awarded an additional $200,000 divided proportionally according to how much the non-profits were able to raise, along with even more grants to the organizations with …

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Bank On Youth Reaps Rewards

JA of Lincoln just wrapped up the second year of our unique Bank on Youth program, and once again we’re overjoyed with the results! More than 230 kindergarteners at schools all across Lincoln made goals and then worked together to meet them. Thanks to State Farm, we were able to reward many of them in a big way. As we’ve …

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Alexander VanAckeren Wins Ken Carlson Scholarship

As the end of the school year rapidly approaches and high school seniors look forward to the start of their college careers, all of us at Junior Achievement of Lincoln are so happy that we can help some of them as they take that next step. We recently awarded this year’s round of scholarships, and now we get to introduce …

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Matt Foley Wins Remigio Scholarship

You’ve probably heard us mention that we recently completed one of our favorite tasks of the year – awarding scholarships to some of Lincoln’s best and brightest high school seniors. As always, we received an impressive crop of submissions. As always, we had a tough time choosing our winners. And as always, we came away from the whole experience encouraged …

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JA Announces Scholarship Winners

It’s an exciting time of year for high school seniors as they wrap up a major chapter in their academic careers, and it’s exciting for all of us at JA too! We’ve had the opportunity to work with some of Lincoln’s best and brightest, and we love being able to help some of them as they take their next steps. …

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Grab Your Clubs!

Have you noticed? Suddenly, everything is green! Hurray for Spring! And if there’s green on the ground, that must mean it’s time to head for the greens to raise some green for Lincoln’s students! The annual JA of Lincoln Golf Classic is quickly approaching, and of course we want YOU to get involved! The big event will be on June …

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Thirst for Knowledge

We have some very exciting news to share! As we near the end of JA of Lincoln’s biggest fundraising effort in our history, Pepsi and B&R Stores are teaming up to help us finish strong. For the next month, a portion of the proceeds from every 12-pack of Pepsi cans sold in all 11 Russ’s Market and Super Saver locations …

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TMCO Invests in Lincoln’s Youth

There are several vital ingredients needed for JA of Lincoln to be able to carry out our mission. We need caring volunteers. We need generous sponsors. We need community-minded, forward-thinking corporate partners. We need school leaders who are willing to think outside of the box. Every day, all of these factors come together all across Southeastern Nebraska, allowing us to …

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