Veteran's Memorial Intermediate School Students Experience Financial Reality Fair

VINELAND, N.J. – Bay Atlantic FCU, Members 1st FCU, and Thunderbolt Area FCU hosted a financial Reality Fair at Veteran’s Memorial Intermediate School on Tuesday, reaching 225 students. Volunteers from the sponsoring credit union as well as Jersey Shore FCU, the New Jersey Credit Union League, Symbionce, and faculty from the school manned the booths set-up in the school’s gymnasium.

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The event allowed students to choose a career, receive a salary, and pretend to go through life, stopping by booths to purchase cars, rent homes, finance furniture with the goal of making good, financial choices that left them with some money in their pockets.

Additional photos are available on the Foundation’s Facebook page.

Upcoming Reality Fairs are taking place on the dates below. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Marissa Anema at

May 9, 2019 – Bridgeton High School Sponsored by Members 1st of NJ FCU (Bridgeton)

May 15, 2019 – Cumberland Regional High School Sponsored by Members 1st of NJ FCU (Bridgeton)

May 22, 2019 – Woodstown High School Sponsored by Thunderbolt Area FCU (Woodstown)

May 29, 2019 – Hanover Park High School Sponsored by Visions FCU (East Hanover)

June 4, 2019 – Ramapo High School Sponsored by Visions FCU (Franklin Lakes)

June 11, 2019 – Wallace School Sponsored by Bay Atlantic FCU (Vineland)