Money Smart Week Financial Literacy & Volunteer Fair

The Capital Area Money Smart Week Committee will host an educational fair for students of Lincoln Land Community College on Wednesday, April 12, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the A. Lincoln Commons Area at LLCC.

The fair will feature a Geocache for College Cash Contest which will award two scholarships, $1,000 and $500 each, to current Lincoln Land Community College students.

The scholarships are made possible through the generosity of Bank of Springfield, Heartland Credit Union, Marine Bank, Security Bank, UCB – United Community Bank, U.S. Bank. The fair will feature information on topics related to financial literacy and community resources.

Two scholarship winners will be chosen from the pool of students who locate seven Money Smart Week Posters at the fair and answer a question related to finances on each poster. Each of the seven posters features a different financial topic and student.

To learn how your organization can host or participate in a Money Smart Week event, please contact the Capital Area Money Smart Week Partners Chair, Jarid Brown.