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DFI Secretary participates
in 'Big Read' event in Belleville

MADISON – DFI Secretary Ray Allen participated in a "Big Read" event at Belleville Elementary School on April 23 as part of Money Smart Week Wisconsin. Allen is shown speaking to Pre-K through 1st graders about the importance of knowing about money. At the event, the students were read the book "Alexander, Who Used to be Rich Last Sunday." More than 200 students received a complimentary copy of the book. Money Smart Week Wisconsin is one of the highlights of the celebration of National Financial Literacy Awareness Month, which is April.

DFI Secretary presents Credit Union League
with financial literacy proclamation

MADISON – DFI Secretary Ray Allen, right, presented a proclamation from Governor Walker to the Wisconsin Credit Union League to commemorate Credit Union Youth Month, which is celebrated in April. The League and its members are very active in their support of financial literacy efforts year-round, and especially during April, which is National Financial Literacy Awareness Month. Accepting the proclamation on behalf of the League was Brett Thompson, President and CEO.

Money Smart Week® Wisconsin
kicks off this Saturday April 18

MADISON – Dozens of communities across the state will celebrate Money Smart Week® Wisconsin April 18-25 with hundreds of events focused on improving the personal financial awareness of Wisconsin citizens.

Money Smart Week® Wisconsin is the highlight of April being national financial literacy awareness month, a joint effort by state and federal government agencies and private-sector organizations to raise awareness of the importance and value of financial literacy.

The full press release may be found at www.wdfi.org/Newsroom/Press.

DFI Secretary presents proclamation
for Money Smart Week Wisconsin

MADISON – DFI Secretary Ray Allen presented a proclamation celebrating Money Smart Week Wisconsin to the Wisconsin Bankers Association (WBA) on April 8. This year, Money Smart Week will be celebrated April 18-25, with hundreds of financial literacy events being hosted in dozens of communities across the state. Pictured (left to right), are: Peter Prickett, President/CEO of First National Bank – Fox Valley, Neenah; Robert Cera, President and CEO of Baylake Bank, Sturgeon Bay; Secretary Allen; and Cynthia Erdman, President of Partnership Bank, Tomah. Allen also presented the WBA with two other proclamations signed by Governor Scott Walker – for Community Banking Month (April) and WBA’s Teach Children to Save Day (April 24).