$1 from every ticket sold for the game will benefit teachers and students in San Diego
SAN DIEGO – Biz Kid$ has been named the beneficiary of the 2016 San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl. The award-winning comprehensive financial literacy program shows kids how to use credit wisely and educates them on the importance of saving, budgeting, investing and giving back to their communities. $1 from each ticket sold to this year’s game will be donated to help provide financial education programs to kids in San Diego.
Biz Kid$ is a national public television series that promotes financial education for elementary through high school students and was created by the same team that produced “Bill Nye the Science Guy.” The money generated as a result of tickets sold for the 2016 San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl will go towards providing additional sets of the complete SDCCU Biz Kid$ Program to teachers in San Diego County to ensure that our local students graduate high school with the critical financial skills needed to maintain a successful future. View the SDCCU Biz Kid$ program infographic.
“SDCCU is proud that Biz Kid$ is the beneficiary of the 2016 San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl. Each ticket sold for this year’s game has the potential to benefit thousands of students in our community, and the San Diego region, for years into the future,” said SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Halleck. “As San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, and a Live Well San Diego partner, we are committed to encouraging and maintaining good financial health among individuals in our communities, which is essential to fostering a healthy and thriving economy.”
Tickets are on sale now for the 12th annual San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl. SDCCU has served as the sponsor of the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl since the bowl game’s inception in 2005. The San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl is the only college football bowl game among America’s 41 college football bowl games to have a credit union as a title sponsor.
Kickoff for the 2016 game is at 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 21st at Qualcomm Stadium. This year, the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl will feature Dexcom WinterFest a pregame holiday celebration for the whole family. On the field, the BYU Cougars will take on a Mountain West opponent.
Tickets for the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl range from $45 to $80 and can be purchased through the bowl’s ticket office at Qualcomm Stadium – Gate A, or by calling (619) 285-5061. Tickets also can be purchased online at sandiegobowlgames.com, or through Ticketmaster.