Thank you DEI Committee!

What a great event! If you are interested in having your school attend this event in 2024, contact our office.

Homeownership: Be Prepared to Invest in Your Future

Free Student Seminar - 2023 High School Seniors

April 4, 2023 | 9 AM - 1PM @ Lima Civic Center

Register with your school by MARCH 21, 2023. Transportation not included.

Get Your Money Right

  • Understand credit score basics, budgeting, bank accounts and why you may need a credit card.

The Players Along the Way

  • Get to know the different professionals that help along the way and understand why they are needed.

The Homebuying Process

  • An overview of the homeownership process, including knowing when you are ready and how to build wealth.

School administrators may contact our office for more information if needed. 419-227-5432. We will be contacting schools after March 21, 2023 for their headcount. All high school seniors in the surrounding areas are welcome.


Attendees will be given instructions on submitting an essay after the event on what they learned. Six winners will be chosen.

(2) $1000 Grants

(4) $500 Grants

Bring your Cell Phone for games & prizes!

PRIZES: Beats ear buds, Microsoft Surface, JBL Bluetooth Speaker, $100 Gas card and many door prizes!

WCAR Affiliate Speakers

We are looking for local affiliates to share information about their role in the homeownership process. If interested, complete the form below. The DEI committee will choose this years presenters and notify you of the next steps. If not selected this year, the committee plans to continue the event annually.

Speakers will be asked to donate a door prize for students valued up to $25. You must agree to stage time and interaction with the students.