MARINETTE—The Wisconsin Bankers Foundation (WBF) recently honored The Stephenson National Bank & Trust for itsr efforts in promoting financial literacy to Wisconsin’s consumers.

WBF is the nonprofit arm of the Wisconsin Bankers Association (WBA) whose mission is to assist bankers in promoting financial literacy and financial responsibility to the public and to broaden consumer empowerment in the financial services industry through research, education, grants and scholarships.

SNBT’s outstanding efforts was recognized by WBF with the WBF Excellence in Financial Education Award at the recent WBA LEAD360 Conference held in Wisconsin Dells. This award honors a bank-wide dedication to financial education during the 2020—2021 fiscal year. As a result of the pandemic, many bankers have come up with creative ways to advocate for the importance of financial literacy to consumers of all ages. SNBT’s Beth Durow also received a Certificate of Recognition for her individual efforts in financial literacy by completing five financial education presentations.

“These individuals have truly gone above and beyond in the last year to ensure that Wisconsin communities continue to have access to invaluable financial education,” said Chair of the Wisconsin Bankers Foundation Rose Oswald Poels. “We thank The Stephenson National Bank & Trust for their commitment to their community and for their overall dedication in leading the strive towards a more financially responsible state.”