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Nominate Your Favorite Educator & Volunteer

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again – Junior Achievement is nothing without our volunteers! That’s why we love to recognize those generous, inspirational, community-minded individuals who take time out of their busy schedules to take our curriculum into classrooms and make an impact. We want to make sure that they know how much they’re appreciated, and that …

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JA Lincoln Bowled Over by Generosity

We were blown away by all the support, enthusiasm, and generosity that made this year’s JA of Lincoln Bowl-A-Thon another success story. We have so many people to thank, and winners to recognize! We’ll start with our top fundraisers, who are the very definition of above and beyond! Mike Zinniel with Nelnet raised the most in pledges this year with …

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Local Youth Benefit Greatly From DYI

Another successful year of Driven Youth Invitational is in the books! Once again, we were left with renewed hope for the future. These students truly are the best and brightest – motivated, ambitious, and talented. Thanks to our wonderful panel of speakers and mentors, they’re now also equipped with the understanding of what it takes to build a successful business. …

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Survey Reveals Eye-Opening Financial Disconnect Between Parents and Teens

For Junior Achievement of Lincoln, every month is really literacy month. But April is national Financial Literacy Month, and we take the opportunity to have even more conversations about the importance of financial literacy. According to a new study that we wanted to share with you, that topic is more important than ever. The 2015 Junior Achievement Teens & Personal …

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JA Lincoln Wins Top Awards

We have good news to share! For the second 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 20 2014 Peak Performance Awards were handed out to recognize outstanding performance by local chapters. To qualify, …

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NOW Is the Time to Volunteer

We need YOU! The experience, enthusiasm, and generosity of our volunteers are the lifeblood of JA of Lincoln. You are the ones who carry our curriculum into classrooms, bringing it to life for thousands of Southeastern Nebraska students every day. We’re beyond grateful! As we head into the home stretch of the school year, we need you more than ever. …

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DYI Off to Great Start

Our new session of Driven Youth Invitational is off and running, and once again we’ve got a motivated group of students matched up with an inspirational slate of speaker mentors. We have no doubt that the results will be as amazing! These students truly are the future of our community and it’s economy, and we’re making sure they learn from …

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JA Scholarship Apps Due March 19th

Do you know a college-bound high school senior who has benefited from Junior Achievement? Then we’ve got some information you’ll want to share! Every year, JA of Lincoln gives out several $500-$1,000 scholarships to our best and brightest as they head off into the next chapter of their lives. To qualify, they just need to be a high school senior …

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Help JA With Russ’s Community Rewards

For many years, Russ’s Market (and parent company B&R Stores) has been one of the companies that shines when it comes to giving back to Lincoln, and JA of Lincoln is so very grateful. Through both financial support and volunteers, B&R Stores has made a big impact for our students! Now we get to be part of Russ’s Community Rewards …

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The Most Casual Way to Support JA

It’s February, and that means it’s time to get casual for a cause! It’s not too late to get involved in Jeans for JA, our annual fundraiser that is simple, effective, and fun. Follow the lead of great Lincoln companies like Great Western Bank, where employees at every branch can wear jeans to work each Friday in February in return …

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