4/15/2013

Virginia Saves Piggy Bank Pageant & Photo Contest Winners Announced


Congratulations to all of the sponsoring organizations, volunteers, parents, and most of all, youth savers that participated in Virginia Saves 3rd Piggy Bank Pageant and Photo contest.

As we celebrate and promote financial literacy initiatives in April each year, Virginia Saves appreciates the work by our educators, community volunteers and family to help teach youth on the benefits of saving.  These life lessons are important for all of us as we seek to help families and communities become financially fit.

This year, 70 entries were received from 10 communities in Virginia, including: Charlottesville, Dublin, Newport, Pearisburg, Pembroke, Portsmouth, Radford, Roanoke and Virginia Beach.

In addition to individual entries submitted directly to Virginia Saves, we would like to acknowledge the participation from these groups:

·        Beans and Rice, Radford

·        Beta Chi Omega Chapter Alpha Kapa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Roanoke

·        Community Housing Partners, Yorktown and Portsmouth

·        Eastern Elementary/Middle School

·        Girl Scout Daisy Troop #17

·        Greenstone on 5th Neighborhood Network Community Center, Charlottesville

Winners by Class:  See Winners on Facebook

Virginia Saves and Virginia Saves appreciate the support and sponsorship of BB&T, Virginia Housing Development Authority and America Saves.  We will be coordinating with sponsoring organization for the presentation of awards.
Teresa Walker
Virginia Saves, Chair
Piggy Bank Pageant

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