2019/20 Financial Fitness Fair Schedule

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Nearly 61,000 Maine students have gotten fiscally fit through one of our fairs, including 7,726 students during the 2018/19 school year!

This list is updated on a continuous basis throughout the school year. Some fairs and other outreach may not be listed on the calendar. To learn more about the fairs, download our informational brochureContact Jake Holmes to inquire about how to schedule a fair for the 2019/20 school year.

View the online version here. For log-in information, please contact the Maine CU League.

2019/20 Fairs are now being scheduled – Contact us!

Fall ’19 Fairs:

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 (York Chapter) – Massabesic High School, Waterboro
Thursday, October 10, 2019 (York Chapter) – Thornton Academy, Saco
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 (Town & Country FCU) – Scarborough High School, Scarborough
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 (Alex Ferguson Chapter) – Portland High School, Portland
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 (Jeannette G. Morin Chapter) – Freeport High School, Freeport
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 (Kennebec Valley Chapter)  Hutchinson Center, Belfast
Friday, October 25, 2019 (York Chapter) – Maine Correctional Center, Windham
Friday, October 25, 2019 (Oxford FCU) – Telstar High School, Bethel
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 (Jeannette G. Morin Chapter) – Wiscasset Middle High School, Wiscasset
Thursday, November 21, 2019 (Alex Ferguson Chapter) – Sacopee Valley High School, Hiram

Spring ’20 Fairs:

Thursday, January 30, 2020 (Oxford FCU) Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School, Oxford
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 (Alex Ferguson Chapter)  Lake Region High School, Naples
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 (Norm Nolette Chapter)  Lewiston High School, Lewiston
Friday, March 20, 2020 (Alex Ferguson Chapter)  Yarmouth High School, Yarmouth (Canceled)
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 (Kennebec Valley Chapter)  Erskine Academy, South China (Postponed – Date TBD)
Friday, April 3, 2020 (York Chapter) – Maine Correctional Center, Windham (Canceled)
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 (Oxford FCU) Dirigo High School, Dixfield
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 (Kennebec Valley Chapter) Cony High School, Augusta (Canceled) 
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 (York Chapter) – Marshwood High School, South Berwick (Canceled)
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 (Aroostook Chapter) – Loring Air Force Base, Limestone (Canceled)
Thursday, April 30, 2020 (Alex Ferguson Chapter)  Bonny Eagle High School, Standish
Wednesday, May 20, 2020 (Bangor Chapter)  Bangor
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 (Oxford FCU) Mountain Valley High SchoolRumford

Sample comments from fair participants:

“Living on a budget is about making sacrifices; that is what I really had driven home today.” – Cony High School Senior, Age 18

“Thank you to the credit unions for organizing these fairs. My students not only enjoyed participating, but learned a lot!” – Business Teacher, Bonny Eagle High School

“If I don’t do a good job of managing my money, I’m going to have a tough time in life.  Thanks for the chance to see how important it is to learn about doing a good job with your money.” – Sanford High School Senior, Age 17

“I thought I had it tough, but my mom has it much worse. She has to pay all of the bills and keep track of our finances. I have a lot of respect for the fact she is able to do it so well.  This fair made me want to be better at helping manage finances.”- Leavitt High School Senior, Age 19

“Wow! I really learned a lot today. When I go off to college in the fall, I feel much more informed about finances.” – Fort Fairfield High School Senior, Age 18

“This was a fantastic experience for me. I am going to work a year or so before I go to college and this gave me a lot to think about. I feel better prepared today thanks to this activity. It was well worth it!” – Lake Region High School Senior, Age 18

“I never realized that managing money was so important. I’m so glad I had a chance to come today. When I go off to college in a year, what I learned today will give me a lot more confidence in how to budget.” – Madawaska High School Junior, Age 16

“I have a much greater understanding for what my parents go through every month, trying to figure out how to pay all of the bills.” – Oxford Hills High School Senior, Age 17

“This event opened my eyes. It costs a lot of money to live and this has caused me to re-evaluate my future career plans and to think about the importance of saving money.” – Erskine Academy Senior, Age 19

“My respect for my mom in making our finances work has grown from attending this event. I will now think twice before giving her a hard time about not giving me money everytime I ask for it.” – Brewer High School Senior, Age 18