Kiss-a-Pig event supports schools
ABINGTON >> A pot-bellied pig named Raines received dozens of kisses from local business and community leaders, educators and TruMark Financial employees during TruMark Financial’s eighth annual Kiss-a-Pig financial literacy fundraiser held at Abington Art Center.
Volunteers who kissed the pig included 101.1 More FM radio personality Bill Tafrow, Fox29 News reporter Bill Anderson, TruMark Financial Credit Union employees Kelly Botti and Dan Powers and Norristown Area High School Principal Ed Roth.
This fundraiser is a component of TruMark Financial’s initiative, Building Financial Futures. Funds raised at this event will allow area schools to provide students with the tools needed to learn the basics of personal finance. This information will help them to make informed financial decisions to guide them to a future of financial success.
The following businesses sent participants to pucker up at the fundraiser: Kershner Office Furniture, KSM Architects, KYW News Radio 1060, La Salle University, Michael V. Goetz Agency — Allstate Insurance Co., PSCU, Target Media, The Gilbertson Group, The Philadelphia Union, TruMark Financial and Universal Card Services.
The following schools were represented by a pig kisser and will receive a financial grant from the event proceeds: APM Marshall School, Baldi Middle School, Bensalem High School, George Washington High School, Maritime Academy Charter School, Maple Point Elementary School, Norristown Area High School, Our Lady of Calvary School, Stephen Decatur Elementary School, St. George School, St. Jerome School and William Tennent High School.
Ed Roth, principal of Norristown High School planted a kiss on Raines the pig at the eighth annual TruMark Financial Kiss-a-Pig financial literacy fundraiser.
Participants in the eighth annual TruMark Financial Kiss-a-Pig Financial Literacy Fundraiser gather to kiss a pot-bellied pig named Raines.