CLEVELAND, Apr 9, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- On Thursday, April 10, Sharon
Ambrose, sales and service manager from U.S. Bank in Cleveland, Ohio, will start
students at Heritage Christian School on the path to a positive financial future
by participating in the seventh annual National Teach Children to Save Day, a
nationwide event to teach kids their financial ABCs. U.S. Bank employee who will
make presentations are: Sales & Service Manager, Sharon Ambrose. The
presentation will begin at 9:00 a.m.
"While many of today's kids are computer savvy, many don't know the basics of
saving money and money management," said Marj Ginther, AVP Branch Manger, at
U.S. Bank in Cleveland. "National Teach Children to Save Day starts kids off on
the right path to saving for their future."
Sponsored by the American Bankers Association Education Foundation (ABAEF),
National Teach Children to Save Day is a day when bankers make presentations in
schools across the country to students in kindergarten through 12th grade.
On April 10, U. S. Bank employees will teach children about money and savings,
covering topics such as budgeting, the difference between needs and wants, why
it's important to save for emergencies and how interest makes money grow.
Students will have an opportunity to apply concepts and practices through games
and other hands-on activities.
"Bankers are experts at saving money and investing, so it's a natural fit for
them to visit classrooms to teach students how their money can grow," said
Donald Ogilvie, executive vice president of the ABA. "Students who become smart
savers today can become smart investors and money managers tomorrow."
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) is the parent company of U.S. Bank. With assets in
excess of $180 billion, U.S. Bancorp is the 8th largest financial services
holding company in the United States. The company operates 2,142 banking offices
and 4,604 ATMs, and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage,
insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to
consumers, businesses and institutions. U.S. Bancorp is home of the Five Star
Service Guarantee which assures customers of certain key banking benefits and
services or customers will be paid for their inconvenience. Visit U.S. Bancorp
on the web at usbank.com.
CONTACT: U.S. Bank
Sharon Ambrose, 440/232-2562
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