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Virginia Saves in Northern Virginia

 


2nd Annual America Saves Essay Contest

AWARD CEREMONY  2/25/2016

Alexandria and Arlington high school students wrote about their experience with saving money for our America Saves Week essay contest. They answered the following questions regarding Self-Motivation and Delayed Gratification for Saving:

  • What is something you saved for and why?
  • How did you motivate yourself to save for a future purchase?
  • What other purchases/opportunities did you forgo to achieve your goal?

Students competed for the following prizes, made possibly by America Saves, Arlington Community Federal Credit Union and CommonWealth One Federal Credit Union:

  • 1st place = $650
  • 2nd place = $400
  • 3rd place = $200

Virginia Cooperative Extension (the City of Alexandria & Arlington) will unveil the winners on Thursday, February 25th, 2016 at Fairlington Community Center in Arlington. The ceremony starts at 7:00 p.m.* The community center is at 3308 S Stafford Street, and the center has a small parking lot. 

*Winners do not have to be present to win. Winners must complete a W9 form to receive prizes, prizes will be mailed and may take up to a month to receive check in the mail. 

 


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Contact Us

 

Northern Virginia Saves 
Campaign Coordinator
Meggan Orenstein
703-228-6421
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3308 S. Stafford Street
Arlington, VA 22206

 

 

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