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United Way Venture Grant Awarded for Financial Literacy Coalition

United Way of Southwest Minnesota recently presented a $6,200 venture grant
to underwrite development of a plan to increase community awareness of
financial literacy resources and to assist community members in accessing
the resource as well as in building positive financial relationships with
local financial institutions.  The financial literacy coalition is made up
of people representing area banks, employers and community-based service
organizations who work with people who seek to increase their knowledge and
skills relating to managing their personal and family finances.
United Way is an independent local organization working to improve lives by
mobilizing the caring power of communities in Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Yellow
Medicine and Redwood Counties of Minnesota.
 

Members of the planning team accepting the grant are:  L-R, Pat Thomas,
Adult Basic Education; Shaunna Dailie and Barb Glaeser, Southwest Adult
Basic Education; Carol Dombek, Southwest MN Private Industry Council; Tom
Ries, (representing United Way of Southwest Minnesota); Lori Sanderson,
Lincoln, Lyon, Murray Human Services; Lois Schmidt, Bremer Bank; Becky
Weber, Southwest MN Private Industry Council; Cheryl Stensrud, Wells Fargo
Bank; Shirley Anderson-Porisch, University of Minnesota Extension Service;
Jeanine Antony, Western Community Action; Tom Hoff, SW/WC Service
Cooperative; and Lori Babcock, Bremer Bank.

 

 

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