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JA Directors Go Back to School

It’s become a tradition – every year around this time, Junior Achievement invites some of it’s biggest supporters to go Back to School. We know that hearing about what JA does in the classroom is great, but it can’t compare to the experience of seeing it in action. When you have the chance to see the value of the lessons …

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Save & Strike Out February 22

Time flies when you’re having fun, and we’re quickly closing in on the time of year when it seems to speed by faster than ever! When all that holiday fun is over, it’ll almost be time for one of JA of Lincoln’s most popular fundraisers of the year, and we don’t want you to miss out. So why not take …

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JA Golf Card Only $20

Have we got a deal for you! Every year, JA of Lincoln works with local golf courses to put together some really amazing deals, and then we package them into one great discount golf card for our friends and supporters. This year, 16 Lincoln-area golf courses are offering half-price golf, buy-one-get-one, and/or free cart rentals, exclusively for those smart folks …

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Legacy Living Up to its Name

Being a JA volunteer is almost always an extremely rewarding experience. Time after time, we hear from volunteers who feel they learned just as much (if not more!) from their students as they taught them. Real, meaningful relationships are being built in this way every day in classrooms all across Lincoln. That’s why it’s so impressive when one of our …

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Allstate Foundation Awards Grant to JA

It’s always humbling when someone believes in your mission enough to truly invest in it. JA of Lincoln has been fortunate enough to have so many wonderful partners join us in our work, and we have another generous organization to add to that list. The Allstate Foundation recently awarded $7,500 grants to 10 Lincoln non-profits, and JA of Lincoln is …

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Coins for Kids

Here at JA of Lincoln, we’re all about teaching our students to make every penny count. One of the best ways to make pennies count, of course, is to combine them with a lot of other pennies! And that’s exactly what we’re going to be doing all throughout November! Throughout the month, customers at U-Stop Convenience Stores will have the …

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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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