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It’s Bowlin’ Time

It’s almost last call, friends! The annual JA Bowl-A-Thon is just a few weeks away, but it’s not too late to get registered and get in on the fun! This event has grown into our largest fundraiser of the year, and this year everything happens on Saturday, February 25th. We’re closing in on the ambitious goal we set for ourselves …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Brandon Smith

Volunteers are the backbone of Junior Achievement. Every year, hundreds and hundreds of local business professionals share their time and experience with our students. Their real-world experience and insight, coupled with the cutting edge JA curriculum, is enriching educations and lives every day. It’s not overstating it to say that they’re building a better future! This month, we want to …

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Lefler Participates in JA Pilot Program

The middle school years are pivotal in a student’s educational journey. It’s when they’re really figuring out what kind of a student they want to be, learning where their strengths lie, and beginning to get a real sense of what’s possible for the future. We know the JA program can have a strong positive impact on students during this important …

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JA Super Schools

To us, all schools that participate in JA are super schools, and we appreciate each and every one! But some schools really go all out– putting the JA curriculum and a JA community volunteer in every single classroom. That kind of commitment deserves recognition, so last year we began awarding the JA Super School Award. In order to receive this …

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Prepare to be Bowled Over!

It’s almost here! Our biggest fundraiser of the year is quickly approaching, and we want to make sure you don’t miss out on the fun! The 2017 JA Bowl-A-Thon will be Saturday, February 25th at Parkway Lanes, Hollywood Bowl and Sun Valley Lanes (yes, it takes three bowling alleys to hold all the fun!). We’ve set a big goal for …

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JA Stock Market Challenge Makes Huge Gains

The 2nd annual JA Stock Market Challenge was held Tuesday, November 15th at Innovation Campus, and we’re happy to report that it was a big success! We doubled the size of the student event, with 300 students from 21 high schools in 13 different communities competing in a simulated day of stock market action. We added a morning session in …

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The 1971 Society – Helping Create a Better Future

All year long we’ve been celebrating JA of Lincoln’s 45th birthday, and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than continuing to broaden our impact on the entrepreneurs, business leaders, and consumers of tomorrow. President Abraham Lincoln is credited with saying, “The best way to predict the future is to create it,” and our goal at JA of …

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Volunteer Spotlight – Dean Belka

At JA of Lincoln, our volunteers are the backbone of everything we do. They are how we can impact tens of thousands of students despite our very small staff. They are why we are able to stretch our budget so far and make sure the lion’s share of all our funds go right back into programs for our students. They …

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Coins for Kids

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again– Junior Achievement of Lincoln has the absolute best community partners! Lincoln is fortunate to be home to so many corporations and organizations that are willing to step up to the plate for our students. Year after year, Casey’s General Store has been one of those wonderful partners! All throughout December and …

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Hurry! Time Running Out for Stock Market Challenge

The 2016 JA Stock Market Challenge is a couple weeks away, but it’s not too late to get involved! This unique and exciting event will be Tuesday, November 15th at Innovation Campus. After the huge success of last year’s challenge, we are doubling the size of the high school event this year! That means that we’ll welcome over 300 high …

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