Local youths win prizes in Georgia United Credit Union’s Youth Month contest
Contest and new kids club program help kids get “wild” about saving
DULUTH, GA (June 9, 2015) — In April, Georgia United Credit Union (Georgia United) celebrated National Credit Union Youth Month, to help promote healthy savings habits at an early age, with a contest and the launch of its new Money Mammals Kids Club program. Members ages 11 and under who visited a branch April 1-31 were entered to win Zoo Atlanta tickets and Money Mammal prizes. Three winners were chosen:
- Antaneisha H. in Dublin won a “Money Mammals for the Family” Pack
- Jasimine K. in Clarkston won a Zoo Atlanta Family and Adventure Pack
- William S. in Rocky Face won a Zoo Atlanta Family Pack
In addition to a contest entry, all youth members who joined the Money Mammals Kids Club program were treated to free welcome bags filled with goodies to teach them how to share, save and spend smart.
The contest ran in conjunction with Georgia United’s official launch of its new Money Mammals Savings Money is Fun Kids Club. In partnership with Snigglezoo Entertainment, Money Mammals provides kids ages 11 and under and their parents with resources and tools to learn the basics of good money management.
About Money Mammals
The Money Mammals believe that by making financial literacy learning fun for children, we can help parents and teachers raise a generation of money smart kids. The Money Mammals youth marketing Kids Club program allows credit unions to reach children with its core message – to “share and save and spend smart, too.” The Kids Club non-traditional, socially beneficial approach helps partnering institutions stand out in their local communities. Visit www.themoneymammals.com for more information.
“Joe the Monkey,” “Piggs the Bank,” “Marmoset the Monkey,” “Frugal McCougal”, “We’ll Share & Save & Spend Smart Too” and “The Money Mammals” are registered trademarks of Snigglezoo Entertainment. “Clara J. Camel,” and “Vargas the Vulture” are trademarks owned by Snigglezoo Entertainment and may not be used without permission.
About Georgia United Credit Union
Established in 1958, Georgia United Credit Union is one of the largest and strongest member-owned credit unions in Georgia with over 130,000 members, 17 branches—of which are 5,000 shared branches— and over 100,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide. As a full-service financial institution committed to improving its members’ lives and local communities, Georgia United serves all State Agency employees, Board of Regents colleges and universities, employees of over 500 companies and 11 county school systems.
Photo Caption: Amy Thompson, Georgia United Credit Union’s Dublin branch manager, awards Youth Month winner Antaneisha H. with a “Money Mammals for the Family” Pack prize.