Bubbles the potbellied pig got some love recently when Trumark Financial Credit Union finished up its first annual Kiss-a-Pig Financial Literacy Fundraiser with a gathering at the Piazza at Schmidt's in Philadelphia. Participants raised more than $15,000 from sponsors for the effort to support inner-city schools' efforts to teach students responsible personal finance. The 17 pig-kissers included local media personalities and business leaders, with Rick Stipa, CEO of the $1.4 billion Trumark Financial, among them.
Teacher Leah Witte gets ready to pucker up to kiss Bubbles, the potbellied pig, who took time away from a busy pet pig's schedule at Ross Mill Farm in Rushland, Pa., for the event.
Philadelphia Police Officer Annamae Law kisses Bubbles, being held here by Ross Mill Farm owner Susan Magidson at TruMark Financial’s Kiss-a-Pig Financial Literacy Fundraising Event on Sept. 21.