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Affinity Plus gives $5,000 to Boys and Girls Club

Jenny Neubeck, director of Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union, presents a check to Andrea Ohnstad, executive director of the Boys and Girls Club of the Bemidji Area, and club members Mason, Dylan, Kai, Olivia, Aiyana and Nate for $5,000 for the club’s Money Matters program. Submitted photo.

The Affinity Plus Foundation recently granted $5,000 to the Money Matters program at the Boys and Girls Club of the Bemidji Area. The program teaches youth at the club financial responsibility and basic money management skills.

The investment will serve youth ages 6-18 with specific, age-appropriate Money Matters programs and hand-on activities once weekly during the club's educational power hour time during the school year. It will include a comprehensive curriculum with useful tricks, terms, tools and engaging activities to better understand money, saving, investing and building a solid financial future, a press release said.