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Credit Union Financial Literacy Coordinator Receives Scholarship

Jun 12, 2014 by Lewis Wood

Fort Lee Federal Credit Union is proud to announce that Jimia Jones, Financial Literacy Coordinator, was chosen as the 2014 National Youth Involvement Board Southern Regional Scholarship recipient.

CONTACT:
Sarah Marks
VP, Marketing & Advertising
sarah.marks@fortleecu.org
P: 804-452-0736, x 135
F: 804-458-1182

June 11, 2014, Prince George, VA-Fort Lee Federal Credit Union is proud to announce that Jimia Jones, Financial Literacy Coordinator, was chosen as the 2014 National Youth Involvement Board Southern Regional Scholarship recipient.

Jones began her career in the credit union industry in 2013. In less than six months, she has reached over 500 students within Fort Lee Federal Credit Union’s membership area. Jones is actively involved with the Credit Unions Care Foundation Financial Education Committee and the Virginia Finance Alliance. She holds a BA in Communication Studies from Regent University and a CSC in American Sign Language from J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College. In her spare time, she enjoys dancing, cooking and event planning.

As a scholarship recipient, Jones will be attending the NYIB Conference July 30 through August 1, in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

About Fort Lee Federal Credit Union
Fort Lee Federal Credit Union is a community-chartered credit union headquartered in Prince George, VA. Since 1952, the credit union has provided affordable financial services to the community through checking, savings and loan products to assist the local membership with their financial service needs. Fort Lee Federal Credit Union serves employees of Fort Lee as well as the following cities and counties: Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg, Prince George, Dinwiddie, Chesterfield and Sussex. Questions can be directed to Sarah Marks, VP of Marketing and Advertising, via email at: sarah.marks@fortleecu.org. For more information on services or membership, visit www.fortleecu.org.

About the National Youth Involvement Board
In 1972, the NYIB was founded to obtain grassroots input from individuals working in credit unions/leagues and to create a national system for the dissemination of information and resources regarding youth participation in the credit union movement. Today, the organization continues to contribute to the credit union industry in a number of ways, including: serving as a resource of youth marketing materials and ideas for the credit union movement; creating leadership opportunities for the credit union movement; and developing strategic alliances that benefit the industry.

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