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JA Stock Market Challenge is Back!

After the huge success of last year’s event, there was never any question– the JA of Lincoln Stock Market Challenge is coming back! On November 15th, we’ll be taking over Innovation Campus once again! If you missed last year’s event, you can get a sense of the excitement by watching this video. Essentially, this unique day of activities gives students …

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It’s Almost JA Tailgate Season

We have a double dose of good news for you. First off…. We are finally closing in on the start of the football season! Before we know it, Saturdays will be a sea of red once again. With football comes tailgating, and that brings us to our second piece of good news– the annual JA Tailgate Dinner and Auction is …

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Year 45 Sets Records

JA of Lincoln just wrapped up our 45th school year serving the students of Southeastern Nebraska (and beyond!), and it was truly a year for the record books! All of these achievements were made possible by YOU– our friends, volunteers, educators, donors who support our efforts in so many ways all throughout the year. Please know that your time and …

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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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