Buccaneer Building Blocks
Buccaneer Building Blocks is a partnership between East Tennessee State University and Ballad Health that aims to create a foundation for the success of children and their families across the Appalachian Highlands. All families are encouraged to take advantage of key resources about early childhood education, lifelong learning, and college access planning.
ETSU and Ballad are honored to help families and their children write the first chapter of lifelong success for their children.
We’d love to see pictures of your little ones in their “Cutest Buc” onesies. Use the
#CutestBuc and tag #ETSU so we can reshare the photos and help celebrate your joy!
529 Savings Giveaway
We are giving away 13 gift cards for 529 college savings plans! Each month between August 2022 and July 2023, one lucky winner will receive a $50 gift card. And, at the end of the year, one person will take home the grand prize of a $500 college savings gift card! To enter, complete the form before July 31, 2023.
Monthly prize winners will be contacted each month beginning August 2022. The Grand Prize winner will be contacted by August 31, 2023. Prizes will be awarded in the form of a 529 college savings plan gift card that can be used to contribute to either a TNStars College Savings account or a Virginia Invest529 account. Please note your preference when completing the online entry form. Winners will be selected at random. One entry per person. No purchase necessary.
TN STARS 529 PROGRAM
Dream big. Invest in their future! With TNStars, earnings grow tax-free, and money
can be used for tuition and fees, room and board, books, computers, and more.
Virginia 529 Program
For more than 20 years, Virginia 529 has helped millions of families plan and save
for future college expenses. Now, its tax-advantaged 529 savings programs can help
you save for all future higher education expenses, K-12 tuition at private and religious
schools, student loan repayment, and more.