1st Source Bank will present an $8,000 contribution to Junior Achievement (JA) on April 13 at 2:45 p.m. at Lincoln Jr. High School. The bank will also announce a matching campaign in which it will donate $1 to JA for every $2 contributed up to $75,000 in both 2016 and 2017. The funds will be allocated to Marshall County and six other counties in our region.
The 1st Source contribution will provide additional Personal Finance courses for area students and will provide opportunities for students to participate in JA’s innovative financial education programs JA BizTown® and JA Finance Park® based in Fort Wayne.
Junior Achievement is the world’s oldest and largest provider of economic education for young people. JA brings caring, trained adults into the classroom to deliver relevant and engaging lessons on workforce readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. Within the Michiana community, JA will reach over 25,500 students during the current school year. For more information on how to help empower young people to own their economic future, visit www.jani.org.
1st Source Corporation, parent company of 1st Source Bank, has assets of $5.2 billion and is the largest locally controlled financial institution headquartered in the northern Indiana-southwestern Michigan area. The Corporation includes 80 banking centers, 22 1st Source Bank Specialty Finance Group locations nationwide, eight Trust and Wealth Management locations and ten 1st Source Insurance offices. For more than 150 years, 1st Source has been committed to the success of the communities it serves. For more information, visitwww.1stsource.com.