Championing Student Success: Canadian Western Bank
June 2, 2014
Junior Achievement of British Columbia (JA) is pleased to announce a $40,000 contribution from Canadian Western Bank (CWB) towards business education programs for youth in BC. Their generous contribution will support Economics for Success, a program for grade 9 and 10 students that demonstrates the importance of staying in school to acquire the knowledge, attitude and skills needed for long-term career success.
Junior Achievement would also like to recognize CWB for their growing support of financial education for youth across Western Canada with additional support for theEconomics for Success program in classrooms in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
“CWB recognizes the significant value that Junior Achievement creates for students, and we are pleased to support the Economics for Success program across Western Canada,” says Greg Sprung, Executive Vice President, Canadian Western Bank. “Our employees have rallied behind the program and, in 2013, volunteered more than 300 hours. We’re on track to teach more classes and contribute more hours in 2014, so it’s been a great year for our partnership with JA.”