Van Wert, OH - First Bank of Berne recently sponsored a 6th Grade Classroom for Junior Achievement at Crestview Schools. Pictured with the class is Becky Stepleton, First Bank of Berne Van Wert Branch Manager.
Junior Achievement of Van Wert County currently reaches 1500 students at Van Wert, Lincolnview, Crestview and Saint Mary of the Assumption schools. JA provides financial and entrepreneurial educational programming through collaboration with educators and over 50 local business-minded community volunteers every year. These programs provide students with the tools for future academic success as well as personal financial success in the years that lie ahead.
The annual cost of the JA programing is approximately $30,000, raised entirely through the generous contributions of local business and community leaders. If you would like to become involved or make a donation contact Scott Mull, President, Board of Directors, JA serving Van Wert County, 800 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891 or call 419-203-5365.