Saturday, January 20, 2007

Banker flips for coins (The State, SC)

CEO visits schools to talk about value, history of pennies, nickels, more

John Pollok never met a penny he didn’t like — or a nickel, for that matter.

When the South Carolina Bank and Trust CEO picks up one of the small copper coins, he believes he’s looking at a small piece of the nation’s history. And for the past two years, he’s been on a mission to share that passion with some of the area’s most impressionable consumers.

Pollok regularly visits elementary schools in the Columbia area to talk to students about the history and value of coins. . . .

Full story at:
http://www.thestate.com/mld/thestate/news/local/16502887.htm

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