While saving for college can be challenging, this summer it can be as easy as reading a book. Children across the state of
Four regional winners will each win
"This is a way for children to experience the joy of reading while gaining many academic benefits. They can also possibly win money towards their college savings. There's really no down side to participating--it's a win- win," said Seabaugh. "Our goal is to familiarize Georgians with the only state-sponsored 529 college savings plan, and help families build a strong financial and academic foundation for the future."
Last year, more than 200,000 children and teens participated in the Summer Reading Program.
"The Summer Reading Program encourages a love for reading and learning year-round. This sweepstakes engages parents and children in a practical conversation about the importance continuing that education, as well as saving for the expenses related to going college," said Dr.
Sponsored by Georgia Public Library Service, the annual Summer Reading Program provides activities and programs for children throughout the summer, and prizes are awarded for everyone who reads whether it is in the form of a book, an ebook, an audiobook, a magazine--anything! Check with your public library for a calendar of events and programs.
Parents, grandparents or legal guardians of a
Winners for the Fizz*Boom, $ave for College sweepstakes will be selected randomly from the state's 63 library systems, which were divided into five groups for the sweepstakes: THE BIGS:
Bartow County Library System C
Sweepstakes winners will be randomly selected at the conclusion of the sweepstakes. For official rules, additional prize details and more information, visit www.path2college529.com. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited.
To learn more about Path2College 529 Plan or to open a college savings account, call 877-424-4377 or visit www.path2college529.com.
Consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing in the Path2College 529 Plan. Visit www.path2college529.com for a Disclosure Booklet containing this and other information. Please read it carefully.
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