Financial Management Class for Teens Set for Tuesday August 22

The Highland Center’s Youth Employment Program is holding a Financial Management Class for teens.  The class is a collaboration between Summit Community Bank, the Youth Employment Program and Kari Sponaugle at Highland’s Virginia Cooperative Extension office.

Representatives from Summit Community Bank will be presenting information on checking and savings accounts, credit scores, budgeting, personal and business loans, credit cards and more.

The Financial Management Class is open to all students in Highland County.  It is primarily for 14 to 18 year olds, but any student who is interested is welcome to attend.

The class will include the financial lessons with some interactive time on paper.  Questions are encouraged during class.  Light refreshments will be served.

The Financial Management Class for teens is Tuesday, August 22, at 10am in the Events Room at The Highland Center.

For more information, contact The Highland Center at 540-468-1922

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Bonnie Ralston

Bonnie Ralston is the Assistant Station Coordinator at WVLS and a Highland County news reporter. She began volunteering at Allegheny Mountain Radio in the fall of 2005. In 2006 she became an AMR employee and worked in Bath County for eight years as the WCHG Station Coordinator and then as the news reporter there. She began working in radio while in college and has stayed connected to radio, in one way or another, for more than thirty years. She grew up in Staunton, Virginia, while spending a lot of time on her family’s farm in Deerfield, Virginia. She enjoys spending time outside, watching old TV shows and movies and tending to her chickens.

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