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For Immediate Release
October 09, 2009 Contact: Charles Evenson

Media Advisory

Manitowoc County to Hold 2009 Money Smart Week WisconsinSM Kick-Off

(Madison) The Manitowoc County Money Smart Week Wisconsin planning team will hold the Manitowoc County Money Smart Week Kickoff for the 2009 Money Smart Week Wisconsin campaign at Stangel Elementary School, 1002 Cedar Ave. on Monday, October 12 at 5:30 p.m

The family event kickoff will include free Penny the Pig banks for kids and other activities. Manitowoc County is holding over 50 other financial literacy events during the Money Smart Week campaign. A complete listing 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 Manitowoc County planning group is one of 21 in the state this year.

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

Manitowoc County Kickoff

Monday, October 12, 5:30 p.m.—Stangel Elementary School, 1002 Cedar Ave. Manitowoc

For more information contact,
Chair: Sue Novak
Phone: 920-683-5740

Chair: Dan Reinke
Phone: 920-457-5021