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Pennsylvania foundation grant to develop fin-ed program
HARRISBURG, Pa. (8/22/08)--Cross Valley FCU, Wikes Barre, recently presented Luzerne Community College’s Multicultural Learning Center with a $8,175 grant, according to the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association. Funding from the grant came from the Pennsylvania Credit Union Foundation. The money will go toward financial education services to Spanish GED and English as a Second Language students taking courses at the multicultural center (Life is a Highway Aug. 21). Topics to be taught include budgeting, savings, and dealing with financial problems. “Financial literacy is an extremely important component of a strong financial future,” Leonard V. Shimko, Cross Valley CEO, told the association.
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