Community Outreach: Ladysmith Federal Supports Our Local Schools

#‎3in30lfsl‬ is just a small part of what Ladysmith Federal does to give back to our community! Learn more in this post – #1 in our month-long Community Outreach post series:

Ladysmith Federal is a leader in providing financial literacy education to students in our community. Each year we partner with our local schools (including preschool, elementary, middle and high schools) to promote financial literacy in their classrooms. This education ranges from activities emphasizing the importance of saving money to budgeting and how to establish smart credit. We are proud to have received Certificates of Excellence in Promoting Financial Education from the Wisconsin Bankers Association for the last 10 years in a row.

For the past two years we have coordinated the Reality Challenge at the Ladysmith High School. At Reality Challenge students are given a job, an income and have to go through a mock real life experience to see how well they can budget their money.

SchoolBranchLogofinalWe are currently in our third year of operating Jacks & Jills Savings Bank at the Ladysmith High School. This real bank branch is open for students and staff each Wednesday during their lunch hour. This is an excellent opportunity for students to get hands on experience and ask those important financial questions direct to a personal banker.

Each year we give scholarships to students pursing continued education after high school. In 2015, we plan to give more than $2,200 in scholarships to students.

Don’t forget – you can be a part of giving back to the community, too – without having to spend a dime! Register your daily vote for your favorite non-profit in our 3 in 30 contest here.

Ladysmith Federal 3 in 30: We’re Giving Away $3,000 in 30 days!

3in30BannerLogo1The time is almost here – Ladysmith Federal is giving away up to $3,000 to non-profits in Rusk County in 30 days. You will be able to vote once per 24 hours between March 15 and midnight of April 15, 2015. Funds will be pro-rated based on the percentage of votes each charity receives.

This promotion does not take the place of money that Ladysmith Federal may already give to these organizations – your vote only gives them even more!

The very worthy charities to choose from are:

    • Ladysmith School District (non-general operating fund) #3in30jacks
    • Flambeau School District (non-general operating fund) #3in30falcons
    • Care Net Pregnancy Resource Center #3in30cnprc
    • Flambeau Valley Arts Association #3in30fvaa
    • Friends of the Rusk County Animal Shelter #3in30rcas
    • Jaycees #3in30jaycees
    • Fire Departments & EMS within Rusk County #3in30emsfd
    • Lighthouse Shelter #3in30rcls
    • Time Out Family Abuse Shelter #3in30timeout
    • Westlake Enterprises #3in30wstlk
    • Women with Courage Foundation #3in30wwcf

We’re open to suggestions of other worthy charities for future giving – leave them in the comments at the voting page here: 3 in 30 starts March 15!

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