FT. MYERS, FLA: First Horizon Bank celebrated Teach Children to Save Day on April 28 with local schools, non-profits and students by hosting Teach Children to Save events. Created by the American Bankers Association (ABA), this day was created to impart financial knowledge to kids. During these events, students were taught the fundamentals of saving utilizing ABA-developed curriculum. The Fort Myers First Horizon Bank attended Villas Elementary School and Heights Elementary on April 28, 2022.
“Our teams loved this hands-on opportunity to give back the community in a tangible way,” shared Bryan Simmering, Ft. Myers President of First Horizon Bank. “I’m thrilled that we were able to give local children the valuable tools of saving and establish a solid foundation for their financial literacy.”
The American Bankers Association is a banking industry champion, providing members with education, advocacy, tools and insights necessary to succeed. The ABA established a committee to promote teaching economics and banking in public schools. This committee has developed innovative curriculum packages with activities and lesson plans for multiple ages.
For more information on Teach Children to Save Day, please visit https://www.aba.com/advocacy/community-programs/teach-children-save
About First Horizon
First Horizon Corp. (NYSE: FHN), with $89.1 billion in assets as of December 31, 2021, is a leading regional financial services company, dedicated to helping our clients, communities and associates unlock their full potential with capital and counsel. Headquartered in Memphis, TN, the banking subsidiary First Horizon Bank operates in 12 states across the southern U.S. The Company and its subsidiaries offer commercial, private banking, consumer, small business, wealth and trust management, retail brokerage, capital markets, fixed income, mortgage, and title insurance services. First Horizon has been recognized as one of the nation’s best employers by Fortune and Forbes magazines and a Top 10 Most Reputable U.S. Bank. More information is available at www.FirstHorizon.com.
*Heights Elementary 4th Grade pictured at top/featured image.