The Maryland Bankers Association announced its 2011 Financial Education Award winners and, for the first time, The Columbia Bank placed in all three categories. The bank won first place in the Adults and Seniors category, and second place in both the Young Adults and School-Age Children categories.
This past year marked the eighth year where members of the Maryland Bankers Association could showcase their banks' efforts by participating in Maryland Bankers Association's Financial Education Awards Program. This year, 20 member banks participated in the awards program, submitting 31 entries. Entries are judged and awards provided in three categories: School-Age Children (pre-school through 8th grade); Young Adults (high school and college students); and Adults and Seniors (age 25 and older).