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Monday, April 16, 2018Ribbon Cuttings

Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting
First Community Bank launches Piggy Bank initiative at Fox Meadow and University Heights.
In an effort to teach children the importance of saving, First Community Bank has partnered with Andson Inc., a non-profit educational organization, and Nettleton Public Schools for the academic year.
Bank employees will work closely with fourth grade teachers at Fox Meadow and University Heights intermediate schools to facilitate in-class financial literacy lessons once a week for the school year. The objective of the Piggy Bank program is to enable children to make financial choices and guide them in managing their money effectively. The lessons center on differentiating needs and wants, setting attainable long and short-term goals, and how to make a functional budget.
First Community Bank is the first institution in the state of Arkansas to sponsor the Piggy Bank program. They are committed to improving the financial literacy of the children within the Jonesboro area. The curriculum they are implementing is generated by Andson Inc. and is based on common core standards in English, Language Arts, Math, and Social Studies/Economics.
According to Andson, having a college savings account containing even $1 will increase the likelihood a child will attend college from 45% to 71%. The...  More >>

Monday, April 16, 2018 10:00 AM thru 10:30 AM
Ribbon Cutting for First Community Bank Piggy Bank Initiative
University Heights
300 Bowling Ln.
Jonesboro, AR  72401

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