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Lexicon Bank Sponsors JA BizTown to Empower Students for Real-World Business Experience and Promote Financial Literacy

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During April, Financial Literacy Month, Lexicon Bank kicked off its partnership with Junior Achievement for JA BizTown in Las Vegas to promote financial literacy among students.  Lexicon, as a founding sponsor of JA BizTown, showcased a branch which will allow students to immerse themselves in and learn how community banks, like Lexicon, are essential to the community. Community banks support nonprofit organizations and serve as the backbone of the local economy, helping small businesses achieve their goals and succeed.

“As the Director of Operations and Compliance at Lexicon Bank, I am deeply honored to facilitate a connection between our institution and the future leaders nurtured by Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada. Being a Las Vegas native, I am particularly thrilled to witness BizTown come to life for the youth in our community. Through Lexicon’s sponsorship of BizTown, which includes a miniaturized replica of our branch in Tivoli Village, we aim to immerse students in the world of financial literacy in a tangible and engaging way. This initiative is not just a sponsorship; it’s an investment in the potential of our youth to make informed financial decisions and appreciate the value of community-centric banking,” says Hilary Nelson, SVP, Director of Operations and Compliance.

JA BizTown is a groundbreaking educational program that is changing the way students interact with economic and business principles. By combining traditional classroom teaching with immersive, hands-on learning experiences, JA BizTown provides students with practical skills and knowledge that will help them navigate the complexities of the modern economy. The center is scheduled to open later this year.

“I am excited to announce Lexicon’s sponsorship of BizTown, a groundbreaking Junior Achievement initiative in Southern Nevada. We are committed to laying a foundation of financial literacy for the young minds in our community. This sponsorship is not just an investment…

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