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COMMUNITY EVENTS

We're proud to be local.

COUNTRY Financial® is a proud sponsor of many community events.  We believe in giving back to local communities and while we’re at it, we enjoy building deeper relationships with our neighbors. Check for events coming to your neighborhood!

Community Events

Farmers Market

Our roots lie in agriculture.

We began in 1925 by providing insurance for Illinois farmers. We now serve more than a million households throughout the United States, including many of our farmers who feed the world. We also help support local agriculture by hosting a variety of special events and neighborhood booths at Farmers Markets throughout the season. Support farmers by shopping local. You'll enjoy fresh, healthy produce and boost the regional economy.

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Atlanta, GA

Southern cooking in Atlanta starts here.

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Chicago, IL

Where country and city mouse meet.

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Minneapolis, MN

Farm fresh food in the city.

Youth Programs

Living healthy and financially secure are essential building blocks for children and young adults. COUNTRY Financial promotes wellness and financial literacy in a variety of programs.

Athletic Competitions

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COUNTRY Kids Relays

Thousands of youth from Salem, OR participate in the COUNTRY Kids Relays, a one-of-a-kind, friendly relay competition.

Learn about the 2017 Relays.

 

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IHSA Sponsorship

For nearly 40 years, COUNTRY Financial® has been the leading corporate sponsor of IHSA sports. Tens of thousands of high school athletes from all around Illinois compete in various IHSA events every year, and COUNTRY Financial is there to support their quest for excellence.

Financial Education

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Econ Illinois

Thousands of students K-12 have been helped by Econ Illinois programs that integrate economics and personal finance across their school curriculum. COUNTRY Financial sponsors the Economic Concept Poster & Calendar Contest.

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Money Smart Kids Essay Contest

In the months leading up to Money Smart Week, middle and high school students are eligible to enter the Money Smart Essay contest. Kids and teens write an essay on a designated financial literacy topic for a chance to win a scholarship. COUNTRY Financial sponsors the essay contest in Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Minneapolis, MN; St. Louis, MO; Portland OR and Milwaukee, WI.

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Money Smart Kids Read

Money Smart Kids Read is a simultaneous reading the first day of Money Smart Week throughout Georgia, Illinois and Missouri in an effort to teach kids ages 4-7 the importance of financial literacy.