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JA Celebrates Successful Tailgate Event

You did it again, friends. Last week, JA of Lincoln held our largest fundraiser of the year – and you came through for us in a big, big way. Nearly 300 of you spent an evening of fun at the JA Tailgate for great food, a high-energy auction, and an awesome Husker atmosphere. When all was said and done, more …

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JA Teaches Career Success

The start of the new school year brought with it the kick-off of an exciting new Junior Achievement program in Lincoln’s high schools! JA Career Success is a program specifically designed to introduce freshmen and sophomores to the skills they’ll need to get and keep jobs. Of course, because it’s a Junior Achievement program, it’s different than anything else the …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Courtney Carpenter

Volunteers are the heart of Junior Achievement. Without the time and generosity of our hundreds of amazing volunteers, all the innovative curriculum in the world wouldn’t mean a thing. Our volunteers are the ones who take our messages to the students, who share their own gifts and experiences, and who make a difference in classrooms all over Southeastern Nebraska every …

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JA Auction Sneak Peek

There’s only a week to go now until JA of Lincoln’s biggest fundraiser of the year! The annual JA Tailgate Dinner and Auction takes place on Friday, September 27th – and we’re getting excited! The year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever before. In addition to our all-new, fun takes on classic tailgate cuisine, we’ve got some …

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Neebo Partners with JA in Lincoln High Schools

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again – JA of Lincoln is fortunate to be part of a wonderfully generous community. More specifically, the business community in Lincoln, Nebraska is truly unique in its willingness to step in and help, to devote their resources to worthy causes, and to do what they can to better the lives of …

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JA Lincoln Produces Successful 2012-13 Year

How about some good news? If you’re a friend or supporter of JA of Lincoln (and we hope that you are!), we have some numbers that should make you smile. As we get ready to kick off the 2013-2014 school year, we’re looking back at the successes of 2012-2013 – and it was a truly great year! Let’s break it …

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JA Lincoln Wins Silver Summit Award

It really was a great year for JA of Lincoln at this year’s JA National Conference! Not only did we pick up the MetLife “Sowing the Seeds of Entrepreneurship” $10,000 Grant, we were also honored with the Silver Summit Award! Here’s how JA USA describes that award: Well, color us flattered! It’s always nice to have your work recognized, but …

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JA Tailgate Is Approaching Quickly

It’s that time of the year again! JA of Lincoln’s biggest fundraiser of the year is right around the corner, and this year it’s got a fun new twist! Every year, hundreds of our friends and supporters gather for the JA Tailgate Dinner and Auction at the Cornhusker Hotel. This year’s event is on Friday, September 27th, and it promises …

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JA of Lincoln Receives MetLife Foundation Award

We’ve got some great news to share! Members of the JA of Lincoln staff just got back from the JA National Conference in Orlando, and they didn’t come home empty-handed! Junior Achievement of Lincoln was one of just five programs selected to receive the 2013 MetLife Foundation “Sowing the Seeds of Entrepreneurship” Award. It’s a big honor that comes with …

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JA Reaches Huge Goal

Wow, do we ever have some amazing news to share! We did it. We faced the challenge, mobilized our resources, and reaped the very, very big reward. One year ago, JA of Lincoln was approached by a very generous person with a very big challenge. This person believes deeply in the JA mission of empowering young people to own their …

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