May 16th is Armed Forces Day

by Lauren Banner-Russo 15. May 2015
Armed Forces Day is celebrated every year on the 3rd Saturday of May. In 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day. This day was to replace all the separate holidays the different branches of the U.S. Military celebrated. It was created to symbolize the union of all military branches under one department, the Department of Defense. Armed Forces Day is an opportunity to increase civilian awareness of the great responsibility the Armed Forces take on i... [More]

Financial Literacy Month Recap

by Stacy Tharp 5. May 2015
As Baltimore's community bank, we feel it's essential that we do our part to support financial literacy in our community. During the month of April, we partnered with Operation HOPE: Banking on our Future, and Junior Achievement of Central Maryland to help educate students in the Baltimore community about financial literacy. Through Operation HOPE: Banking on Our Future, volunteers visited Medfield Heights Elementary School and Old Court Middle School. We educated a total of 176 students about b... [More]

Money Power Day: Inspiring Financial Literacy for All

by Charlie Maykrantz 24. March 2015
On Saturday, March 21st, my colleague, Autumn Wallace, and I attended the 10th annual Money Power Day which was held in Baltimore City at Poly-Western High School. The event was free to all who attended with the purpose of helping people boost their financial well-being and to inspire those of all ages and income levels. The theme of the day was about the importance of financial literacy and how it can change your life. Approximately 40 exhibitors including financial institutions, non-profit age... [More]

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