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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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Alumnus Moment With Kent Mattson

2016 is a milestone year for Junior Achievement of Lincoln! 45 years ago, JA of Lincoln was founded as a small venture providing evening classes for interested high school students. Obviously, times have changed a lot! We now have hundreds of volunteers serving tens of thousands of students from kindergarten through high school all across southeastern and central Nebraska! We …

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April Is Financial Literacy Month

For Junior Achievement of Lincoln, every month is really financial literacy month. But April is national Financial Literacy Month, and we take the opportunity to have even more conversations about the importance of understanding our finances, and helping kids and teens to do the same. When it comes to teens and their families, almost no financial topic is as important …

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Golf Classic Is Coming Soon

If the arrival of warmer weather has you dreaming of the golf course, then we’ve got the event for you! The annual JA of Lincoln Golf Classic will be on Friday, June 10th at HiMark Golf Course, and we don’t want you to miss it. Breakfast and check-in starts at 9am, followed by at shotgun starts at 10am and then …

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Stand Up and Recognize Greatness

If you had an amazing JA experience this year, then we’re looking for you! Every year, we recognize volunteers and educators who go above and beyond to make the JA curriculum come alive for students. Peak Performance Awards will be given to classroom volunteers and educators who truly embrace the JA mission, and they’ll be celebrated at the annual Junior …

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JA Lincoln Reaches the Peak

We have good news to share! For the third 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 a handful of 2015 Peak Performance Awards were handed out to recognize outstanding performance by local chapters. …

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Bowl-a-Thon a HUGE Success!

Well, it’s official! JA of Lincoln has the best, most fun, most generous friends anywhere! Our annual Bowl-a-Thon has gotten bigger and better every year– but this year topped them all! On February 26th and 27th, a whopping 318 teams bowled for JA, raising over $106,000 in net revenue for the students of Lincoln! Because of all those bowlers raising …

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Spring into Volunteering

Friends and supporters of JA of Lincoln– we need you! We’ve got a very busy Spring ahead of us, with more teachers than ever before requesting the JA curriculum in their classrooms. This is very good news! As always, our goal is to provide every classroom that wants one with a caring volunteer to deliver the JA curriculum. We never …

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