San Diego County Credit Union Sponsors Girls World Expo, Sunday, Oct. 21

SAN DIEGO, Calif., (Sept. 28. 2012)San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, has announced its support of families and parents with young teenage girls by serving as presenting sponsor of Girls World Expo on Sunday, Oct. 21 in San Diego.

he expo, centered on the educational and cultural development of girls ages 11 to 18, will feature a college and career fair, science fair, art show, seminars, marketplace booths, runway fashion show, cyber lounge, live music and much more.

Attendees will attend hot-topic workshops and seminars, sign-up for local community service projects, and experience art, dance and music. They also will explore different college and career choices with the help of mentors and experts, learn how to create a healthy body image and uncover facts about food and nutrition. Also available at the expo will be information on how to create safe and empowering communities to stay safe in life and online.

“We are proud to support Girls World Expo because we believe in encouraging young girls to dream, imagine and believe,” said San Diego County Credit Union President & CEO Teresa Halleck. “This event will be presented in an upbeat and fun atmosphere to inspire girls to feel comfortable and confident pursuing their dreams and goals.”

Girls World Expo will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center, 500 Hotel Circle North, in San Diego’s Mission Valley area. Admission is $15 per person in advance and $18 per person at the door.

The expo also will feature a “Girls of Merit Brunch” with keynote speakers Brent and Kelly King, founders of Chelsea’s Light Foundation. Admission to the brunch is $35 per person, which includes expo admission. For more event information, visit

San Diego County Credit Union® is San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution serving San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties. SDCCU® has assets of $5.8 billion, more than 239,000 customers, 29 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. From FREE Checking with eStatements and SDCCU® Mobile Deposit, to home and auto loans, Visa® credit cards, money market accounts and business banking services, including commercial real estate loans; SDCCU® provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. Federally insured by NCUA and is an equal housing lender. For more information, visit

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