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    Whitehaven High School scores $1,400 for Go Jim Go

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Whitehaven High School students got a visit from the Go Jim Go team on Friday morning. They presented the riders with a check for more than $1,400 they raised for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital during the stop. Way to go Tigers!

  • A. Maceo Walker Middle School makes its Go Jim Go donation

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The gifts keep coming today for Go Jim Go and the patients at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. Students at A. Maceo Walker Middle School in Whitehaven sold Le Bonheur hearts to raise more than $400. They presented their check to Jim and the team on Friday morning. Way to go!

  • Lucie E. Campbell Elementary keeps Go Jim Go rolling

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Lucie E. Campbell Elementary students kept raising money for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital long after Go Jim Go’s 2014 ride had ended. They collected loose change and presented a check to Jim Jaggers Friday morning for more than $750. The Frayser school students were thrilled to get a visit from Jim and team!

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    Wooddale High School’s Nancy Parker named Educator of the Week

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Nancy Parker is a physical science teacher in grades 9 through 12. She has been named the Tennessee Lottery Educator of the Week. Ms. Parker says she loves helping students become more successful at academic preparation.

  • Forrest City’s Stewart Elementary scores with ‘secret’ Go Jim Go campaign

    FORREST CITY, Ark. — Go Jim Go’s fundraising effort on behalf of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital is such a great cause, sometimes people raise money for it and we never hear about it at WREG. That’s what happened at Stewart Elementary School in Forrest City, Ark.  They raised $1,200 by collecting loose change from children. When they let Jim Jaggers know about their campaign, he told them he would be happy to visit the school to pick up the check. […]

  • Briarcrest Middle students raise thousands for Go Jim Go

    EADS, Tenn. — Students at Briarcrest Middle School didn’t stop fundraising for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital when Jim Jaggers’ 333 mile bike ride ended. By selling hearts and snacks, and holding special dress days, they raised $2,000. Way to go Briarcrest Middle!

  • John P. Freeman School gives more cash for Go Jim Go

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Go Jim Go 333 mile ride may be over, but schools across the Mid-South are still raising money for Le Bonheur. Jim Jaggers stopped by John P. Freeman Optional School to get their final fundraising totals.  He got a check for more than $2,400. The students at John P. Freeman showed they really care about the kids at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.

  • Jeffany Joralemon of Kate Bond Elementary is Educator of the Week

    BARTLETT, Tenn. — Jeffany Joralemon of Kate Bond Elementary is the Tennessee Lottery Educator of the Week. She’s a 4th grade reading and language arts teacher. She says she loves showing students how fun and exciting reading and writing can be.

  • Humes Prep’s Mahalia Davis is Educator of the Week

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Mahalia Davis of Humes Preparatory Academy is the Tennessee Lottery Educator of the Week. Ms. Davis teaches 8th grade social studies. She says she loves her ‘scholars’ and the rewards they bring her at the end of each school day.

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    Get the taste of New Orleans just across the river at Bourbon Street Steakhouse

    With the culinary traditions of the French Quarter in mind, Southland Park Gaming & Racing is proud to present the Bourbon Street Steakhouse Grill. Combining classic American cuisine with the savory flavors of New Orleans, it’s an experience you don’t want to miss.

  • Shawn Young of Hickory Ridge Elementary is the Educator of the Week

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Shawn Young of Hickory Ridge Elementary School in Memphis has been named the Tennessee Lottery’s Educator of the Week. Shawn teaches kindergarten through second grade.  She says her greatest joy is seeing the progress her students make every day.

  • Halls High dumps ice water to raise money for Go Jim Go

    HALLS, Tenn. — The ice bucket challenge to fight ALS became a viral sensation this summer. Students at Halls High School decided to use it as a fundraising idea for Go Jim Go.  Students donated money towards a goal.  If they reached the goal, the school’s on-campus police officer had agreed to have ice water dumped on him. They did, so the ice dump happened.  It’s at the end of the video on this story.

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