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For Immediate Release
October 09, 2009 Contact: Charles Evenson

Media Advisory

Fox Cities to Take Part in 2009 Money Smart Week WisconsinSM

(Madison) The Fox Cities Money Smart Week Wisconsin planning team will hold three featured events as part of its activities for the 2009 Money Smart Week Wisconsin campaign.

They include:

  • The Big Read, Saturday, October 10 at libraries around the Fox Cities area
  • Money Smart Wisconsin Fox Cities Celebration!!—Banjonomics by Mark Schug (Five Simple Rules for Family Financial Success), Monday October 12, from 6:30 p.m-8:30 p.m. at the Radisson Paper Valley
  • Back to School Again-Financial Aid Workshop that will run from 6:00 p.m-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 14 at Fox Valley Technical College.

Several other events are scheduled as well. A listing of them is available at:

Money Smart Week Wisconsin, created by Governor Doyle’s Council on Financial Literacy, was the first statewide financial literacy social awareness campaign in the country when it began in 2006. Its goal is to improve the financial literacy of Wisconsin citizens. It is modeled after similar campaigns run by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in the cities of Chicago and Detroit. The Fox Cities planning group is one of 21 in the state this year.

Money Smart Week Wisconsin 2009 will run October 10-17, 2009.

Fox Cities Money Smart Featured Events

Saturday, October 10, Various times and locations: The Big Read.

Monday, October 12, 6:30 p.m-8:30 p.m.—Banjonomics by Dr. Mark Schug, Radisson Paper Valley

Wednesday, October 14, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.—Back to School Again-Financial Aid Workshop, Fox Valley Technical College

For more information contact, Rick Sense
Phone: 920-830-7332