Kirby says, “Let’s Celebrate Youth Savings Month!”

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Each year, Credit Unions across the nation celebrate youth by encouraging kids to set up savings accounts and learn how to manage money during the month of April.

This year the Youth Savings Month theme is “Wild About Saving!” and Kirby is celebrating in a BIG way!

Please join Kirby for the following events:


Shred Day – April 4, 2015
Stop by Great Lakes Credit Union’s Gurnee Branch for a free Shred Day! Enjoy refreshments and a chance to meet Kirby! 7275 Grand Avenue, Gurnee 10am-12Noon

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Image from Great Lakes Credit Union on Facebook

Child Safety Fair – April 11, 2015
Stop by GCLU’s Round Lake Beach branch for our Child Safety Fair! Our partners from Liberty Mutual will be on-site to uncover ways to protect your identity, no matter your age. Children will have the opportunity to learn about saving and safety all while enjoying treats, face painting and more! Receive free ID tool-kits while supplies last.  2135 N. IL Route 83, Round Lake Beach 10am-1pm

YSM -LLC ArticleWild About Savings Drawing
Let’s get in the Wild About Saving spirit! Each deposit made to new and existing YOUTH accounts will enter you to win a 1-Year Basic Membership Pass to Brookfield Zoo! Your deposit will count as an entry for the National Youth Savings Challenge! Drawing ends April 30th. See Official Rules.

The 1-Year Basic Membership Pass includes:

  • Free admission for 2 adults
  • Free admission for adult’s children under age 18
  • Free parking
  • 4 free one-time use guest admission tickets

National Youth Savings Challenge*
Young people (under age 18) are invited to score big and learn the value of money, how to save, spend and borrow wisely. Visit an GCLU branch to enter to win at $100 cash prize!

Last year, our young member, Michael won the $100 prize! This year it can be your son or daughter! Read details and rules.

* This contest is conducted by CUNA. No deposit required.

“Kirby Says”:  Let’s Celebrate Youth Savings Month!


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When Loralie isn’t out exploring with her two pint-sized adventurers you’ll often find her in front of her computer plotting to take over the world (or at least Lake County.) She appreciates good friends, good food, expensive shoes and parents who make two lanes in the drop-off/pick-up line at school. Her spirit animal is The Hobbit. She invites you to join her on her quest for unique distractions, diversions and deliciousness in this county we call home. She is the Features Editor and Marketing Director at Little Lake County.

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