Heartland President Teaches Financial Literacy Sessions to New Prague High School Students
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Heartland Credit Union – INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, Minn. (April 12, 2016) – Heartland Credit Union (Heartland) President Kathy Harrington and Director of Corporate Relations Sharon Vandehoef taught the importance of saving and investing and the difference between credit unions and banks to New Prague, MN high school students April 4-5.
Invited by the Family and Consumer Science teacher, Harrington and Vandehoef spent time with over 100 seniors and juniors talking to them about finances.
“The students, especially the seniors, were eager to learn about the choices they had for their finances,” Harrington said. “Only a few in each class knew about credit unions, which sparked great conversations and questions. We’re pleased New Prague high school staff reaches out to us for these special classes – we enjoy spending time in the classroom and sharing our knowledge with these young adults.”
About Heartland Credit Union
Chartered in 1938, Heartland Credit Union is a $112 million, not-for-profit, financial cooperative serving over 10,000 members. Heartland currently serves businesses and individuals, who live, work, worship, volunteer or attend school in Dakota, Scott, Rice or Le Sueur County and to employees, and their family members of CHS, Inc., Land O’Lakes, Chart, Genex Cooperation, Scott Equipment and others. For more information visit www.heartlandcu.com, or visit a community branch location: 225 Chalupsky Ave SE, New Prague, MN or 5500 South Robert Trail, Inver Grove Heights, MN or call (651) 451-5160.