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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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Give to Lincoln Day Coming Soon

It’s never been hard to see what a wonderfully generous place Lincoln is. We have an amazingly varied and vibrant non-profit scene, and we’re so fortunate that our community is so invested in working toward the best possible quality of life for all our fellow residents. Over the last few years, Give to Lincoln Day has become the clearest representation …

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Swimming With the Sharks

How many 8th graders can say they have owned and operated their own businesses? Thanks to a partnership between JA of Lincoln, Fiserv, and Cathedral of the Risen Christ School, dozens of Lincoln 8th graders can say just that! Under the leadership of business teacher Laura Brouillette, students spend time throughout the school year learning how to start and operate …

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2016 JA of Lincoln Scholarship Winners

Sometimes it seems like there’s just too much negative news about the future of our country, and it’s easy to start feeling down about it. Well, at JA of Lincoln, we’re feeling pretty great about the future of America, and the list below is why. Every year, we have the opportunity to award scholarships to the best and brightest local …

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Alumnus Moment With Kent Mattson

2016 is a milestone year for Junior Achievement of Lincoln! 45 years ago, JA of Lincoln was founded as a small venture providing evening classes for interested high school students. Obviously, times have changed a lot! We now have hundreds of volunteers serving tens of thousands of students from kindergarten through high school all across southeastern and central Nebraska! We …

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April Is Financial Literacy Month

For Junior Achievement of Lincoln, every month is really financial literacy month. But April is national Financial Literacy Month, and we take the opportunity to have even more conversations about the importance of understanding our finances, and helping kids and teens to do the same. When it comes to teens and their families, almost no financial topic is as important …

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Golf Classic Is Coming Soon

If the arrival of warmer weather has you dreaming of the golf course, then we’ve got the event for you! The annual JA of Lincoln Golf Classic will be on Friday, June 10th at HiMark Golf Course, and we don’t want you to miss it. Breakfast and check-in starts at 9am, followed by at shotgun starts at 10am and then …

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