CASE Credit Union Celebrates National Credit Union Youth Week

LANSING, MI (April 22, 2013) – In a continued effort to foster financial independence and sound financial skills, CASE Credit Union (CASE) will be hosting a series of educational activities for community youth as part of National Credit Union Youth Week, April 22–27, 2013. The weeklong event will focus on CASE’s youth account features, free financial education offerings, and will culminate in a day full of activities and games for kids.

Events during Youth Week will include a bike helmet giveaway for children of CASE members on Friday, April 26 from 3-5 PM at the credit union’s 4316 S. Pennsylvania Ave location, a prize for youth members who make a deposit into their savings account, branch visits from CASE’s mascot, welcome gifts for new youth club account holders, and free change counting all week using the Pennsylvania Branch coin machine. All events and activities during the week will be free to members and the community.

“We’re very excited about this weeklong event,” stated CASE Credit Union Director of Marketing Jennifer Slaughter, BS, MBA. “Every year we try to find bigger and better ways to raise awareness about financial literacy and the response to our efforts have been very positive.”

The main event of the week will be held on Saturday, April 27 with Youth Financial Day at CASE’s Pennsylvania Branch from 11-1 PM. The afternoon event will feature fun activities for kids involving financial games, face painting, financial trivia for all ages, arts and crafts, and the opportunity to take pictures with CASE’s mascot.

In addition, winners of the Financially Fit Essay Contest, which took place in March, will recite their speeches for CASE’s President and CEO Jeffrey Benson, staff and invited guests. Winners will also be presented with their cash prizes for the contest.

For a complete schedule of activities and events at CASE Credit Union during National Credit Union Youth Week, please review attached flyer or visit

Established in 1936 by Lansing area educators, CASE Credit Union is a full-service financial institution serving 31,000 members and managing more than $238 million in assets. CASE Credit Union is focused on service and committed to exceeding the financial expectations of today’s mobile society through convenient products and services. CASE was named one of Michigan’s Top 100 Places to Work in 2012 by the Detroit Free Press.

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