Bank fair will teach educators about financial literacy

2013-03-07T00:00:00Z Bank fair will teach educators about financial literacyBy Times Staff nwitimes.com
March 07, 2013 12:00 am  • 

MERRILLVILLE | Centier Bank will host its’ seventh annual free Financial Literacy Fair for Educators on March 20 at the Centier Centre, 600 E. 84th Ave.

The fair is open to educators from area school corporations and those with nonprofit organizations. This year’s presenters include representatives from Centier, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Indiana Council for Economic Education, Indiana University Northwest, Junior Achievement and the Northwest Indiana Education Service Center.

“Increasing one’s financial understanding increases one’s financial capability which, in turn, increases one’s quality of life,” said Dian Reyome, Centier financial literacy coordinator.

For more information or to register, contact Reyome at dreyome@centier.com or (219) 755-6140, ext. 1832.

“As ambitious as we are in our efforts to offer guidance and community outreach, financial wellness isn’t just a one-time lesson; it’s a lifelong responsibility," said Mike Schrage, president and CEO of Centier.

"We need to work together as a community to reinforce the lessons at home, at school, at work. . .wherever and whenever we can.”

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