FNBRF Honored for Financial Literacy Achievements
First National Bank of River Falls Honored for Financial Literacy Achievements
Four bankers recognized at Association event
RIVER FALLS, Wis. – The Wisconsin Bankers Foundation (WBF) recently honored four bankers from First National Bank of River Falls for their efforts in promoting financial literacy to Wisconsin’s consumers. As the nonprofit arm of the Wisconsin Bankers Association (WBA), WBF’s mission is to promote financial literacy and financial capability to the public and to broaden consumer empowerment in the financial services industry through research, education, grants, and scholarships.
The remarkable efforts shown by Emily Bennig, Rachael Danielson, Katie Dillon, and Tami Miller stood out among the many dedicated volunteers. In total, bankers at First National Bank of River Falls took part in nearly 50 financial education presentations during the Foundation’s 2021–2022 fiscal year. As such, Bennig, Danielson, Dillon, and Miller each received a Certificate of Recognition for surpassing five total presentations. Awards were presented at the recent WBA LEAD360 Conference held in Wisconsin Dells.
In addition, First National Bank of River Falls was awarded the WBF Excellence in Financial Education Award for the bank-wide dedication to financial education during the 2021–2022 fiscal year.
“Throughout Wisconsin, bankers go above and beyond in their commitment to their communities,” said Chair of the Wisconsin Bankers Foundation Rose Oswald Poels. “We thank the team at First National Bank of River Falls for their continued commitment to their community and for their passion for ensuring a financially capable state.”
"Our goal has always been to engage and raise the financial literacy skills of our community, especially our youth, and being recognized helps solidify our efforts are working" said Jeff Johnson, President and
CEO of First National Bank of River Falls. "I am proud of our staff and am grateful for the school districts and educators we partnered with to provide financial literacy education."
For the full award recipient article visit https://wisbankfoundation.org/award-recipients/
About the Wisconsin Bankers Foundation
The Wisconsin Bankers Foundation (WBF) is a Wisconsin non-stock corporation organized for charitable and education purposes. WBF dedicated to promoting financial literacy and financial responsibility to the public and to broadening consumer empowerment in the financial services industry primarily through research and education. (IRS Public Charity Employer Identification Number 46-3791061)
About the Wisconsin Bankers Association
Founded in 1892, WBA is the state’s largest financial industry trade association, representing more than 200 commercial banks and savings institutions, their branches, and over 30,000 employees. The Association represents banks of all sizes in Wisconsin, and nearly 98 percent of banks in the state are WBA members.
About the First National Bank of River Falls
For over 100 years First National Bank of River Falls is a top performing independent community bank that strives to exceed customer, shareholder, and employee expectations with integrity and commitment. Experience the warm customer service, caring nature and personal attention of the team at First National Bank of River Falls servicing the River Falls, Prescott and surrounding western Wisconsin communities.