|For Immediate Release
|October 24, 2003
||Contact: Cheryl Weiss
DFI Secretary Heinemann to Welcome Fox Cities Money
(Madison) The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions Secretary,
Lorrie Heinemann will welcome participants to the first-ever Fox Cities
Money Conference on Saturday, November 8, 2003 at Fox Valley Technical
College in Appleton. Secretary Heinemann will talk about the value of
financial education in today's evolving financial system. The Money Conference
offers financial education programming for families with children as young
as six years of age.
"Understanding and knowing how to manage your money is the key to
financial stability today," said Secretary Heinemann. "This
conference is a great investment because it offers high quality, impartial
financial education for youth as well as adults. It also offers Spanish
and Hmong language sessions. I encourage everyone in the Fox Cities area
to participate," added Secretary Heinemann.
Other speakers include Dr. John Whitcomb, author of The Sink or Swim
Money Program and guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show and Good Morning America,
Harry Sydney III, former Green Bay Packer star and financial advisor for
Navigator Planning Group, Thomas G. Scullen, Ed.D, superintendent, Appleton
Area School District and 2003 Wisconsin Association of School Administrators
Superintendent of the Year and Cathie Tierney, president, Community First
Registration fees for the conference are $10 for adults and $5 for youth
(18 and under). They include free continental breakfast, lunch, and parking.
Registration and continental breakfast start at 7:45 a.m., with programming
beginning at 8:30 a.m. A downloadable pre-registration form is available
from the DFI website at www.wdfi.org or
the Asset Builders website at www.assetbuilders.org.
For more information, contact Teresa Walker of DFI at (608) 267-1713,
Richard Entenmann of Asset Builders of America, Inc. at (608) 663-6332,
or Kerry Arndt of the Housing Partnership of the Fox Cities at (920) 731-6644.