San Diego County Credit Union is a proud sponsor of the 2017 Biocom Institute Festival of Science and Engineering San Diego

Join us at Petco Park on March 4 for Expo Day and at the Copley-Price Family YMCA on March 8 for a SDCCU Biz Kid$ Bash

SAN DIEGO, CA (March 6, 2017)San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, is proud to sponsor the 2017 Biocom Institute Festival of Science and Engineering San Diego, a ten-day educational experience to engage kids and families in all that encompasses STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).

The festival kicks off with EXPO Day on March 4 at Petco Park, which is free and open to the public. Several businesses and organizations will participate in EXPO Day, providing fun, interactive activities for kids. SDCCU’s booth will feature a fun game of finance trivia for kids with an opportunity for their parents to step into the SDCCU Cash Cube, a walk-in container where money flies through the air. Lucky parents will have the opportunity to spend 30 seconds and grab up to $500.

“SDCCU is a proud supporter of STEM education. It is incredibly important to teach kids at a young age the fundamentals of science, technology, engineering and innovation. STEM is not only a significant part of our daily lives but it is also vital to our future, the future of youth and the future of the economy,” said SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Halleck.

The Biocom Institute Science and Engineering Festival San Diego EXPO Day will be followed by over 60 programs and events throughout the week all throughout the County of San Diego. As part of the weeklong festival, SDCCU is hosting a SDCCU Biz Kid$ Bash on March 8 at 5 p.m. at the Copley-Price Family YMCA Teen Center located at 4300 El Cajon Blvd. in City Heights. The bash is a free, fun and interactive session open to parents and children. Attendees will learn about money and business skills, how to write a business plan and how to create a successful business. Biz Kid$ is an award-winning comprehensive financial literacy program focused on teaching kids how to use credit wisely and the importance of saving, budgeting, investing and giving back to their communities. For more information on the program, visit

More than 75,000 kids, parents, teachers, industry leaders and community members are expected to participate during Festival Week. For more information, visit

The San Diego Science and Engineering Festival is one of many ways that SDCCU supports education. SDCCU is committed to helping teachers, parents and students make educated financial decisions by delivering the BEST financial education, products and services. Through the SDCCU Classroom Heroes™ program, SDCCU is engaged with improving overall economic well-being through education and making a positive difference in our local schools.

About San Diego County Credit Union (SDCCU)

SDCCU is one of the nation’s top credit unions, proudly serving the financial needs of customers in Southern California counties including Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura. SDCCU has assets of over $12 billion, more than 433,000 customers, over 40 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. SDCCU is leading the way, offering FREE Checking with eStatements, SDCCU mobile banking, mortgage loans, auto loans, Visa® credit cards and business banking services. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Opportunity. NMLS #580585.  For more information, visit


Nathan Schmidt
EVP, Chief Experience Officer & Digital Channels
San Diego County Credit Union
PO Box 261209, San Diego, CA 92196-1209
P: (858) 597-2504

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