Westerly CU Promotes Savings AtBank Day
WESTERLY, R.I. - (01/23/06) Westerly Community CU isrecruiting new members at a new venuethe local elementaryschoolthanks to a new promotion. Bank Day,sponsored by the credit union, provides financial education to theyoung students, while allowing them to join the credit union. Usinga curriculum provided by Save for America, the credit union teachesthe kids savings skills and signed up new members. The credit unioneven provided the first dollar for each new account and the kidswere allowed to deposit as little as one cent. Plans call for thecredit union to introduce the program in seven more elementaryschools.