Univest Reaches Nearly 500 Students on Teach Children to Save Day

Senator Bob Mensch and Univest Employees Promote Financial Literacy in Area Schools


Univest employees, Senator Bob Mensch and Mrs. Dawn Glowacki's second grade class participated in Teach Children to Save Day at Salford Hills Elementary School on April 23, 2013


SOUDERTON, Pa., April 24, 2013 - Univest Bank and Trust Co. participated in the 17th annual Teach Children to Save Day on April 23, 2013, presenting to seven local schools and reaching nearly 500 students.  Univest bankers taught students financial skills through activities, interactive scenarios and sharing real-life experiences. The lessons included topics such as the basics of saving, how interest makes money grow, how to create a budget and how to distinguish needs from wants.


Senator Bob Mensch joined Univest presenters and Univest's eaglet mascots, Buck and Penny, at Salford  Hills Elementary School in Harleysville to present to three second grade  classes.  Other participating schools were: Corpus Christi (Lansdale), Doyle Elementary (Doylestown), Faith Christian Academy (Sellersville), Quakertown Christian School (Quakertown), St. Isidore School (Quakertown) and St. Mary Catholic School (Schwenksville). 


Univest is committed to promoting financial literacy in the communities it serves.  Schools, libraries or other organizations that would like to invite Univest's speakers and/or eaglet mascots, Buck and Penny, to participate in a special event or community activity can contact Univest's corporate communications team at 215-721-2450.


About Univest Corporation of PA

Headquartered in Souderton, Pa., Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (www.univest.net) and its subsidiaries serve the financial needs of residents, businesses and nonprofit organizations in Bucks, Chester and Montgomery counties as well as the Lehigh Valley.  For more information on Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania and its subsidiaries, please visit www.univest.net.