Mississippi Valley State University
Business Education Building Auditorium
14000 Highway 82 West
Itta Bena, MS 38941
April 17, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
April is National Financial Literacy Month. To celebrate and promote that fact and the importance of financial education, the Foundation for the Mid South and the Memphis Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is sponsoring financial literacy training. Trained professionals will present Information on budgeting, credit, savings, payday lending and identity theft.
In addition, the Foundation for the Mid South is challenging all clubs and organizations at Mississippi Valley State University to attend this event. The Foundation will make the following donations to the organization that has the most members attending the event.
- 1st place - $300
- 2nd place - $200
- 3rd place - $150
- The organization whose members stay the longest at the event -$100 (this can be one of the above winners)
Also, gift cards with a total value of $250 will be given away to individuals during the event.
The event is free. The deadline for registration is Friday, April 11th. Lunch will be provided. To register go to www.fndmidsouth.org.
About the Foundation for the Mid South
The Foundation for the Mid South is a regional foundation dedicated to improving lives by expanding knowledge in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. The foundation seeks to increase opportunity for residents and communities by supporting and strengthening the skills and capacities of organizations and individuals working to bring about change. We support efforts that create high-quality education, encourage physical and mental health, promote financial security, and enable communities to grow and prosper.
About the Memphis Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank
The Community Development department of the St. Louis Fed identifies and addresses an expansive range of challenges confronting low- and moderate-income (LMI) communities in the Federal Reserve’s Eighth District. Our department brings together financial institutions, nonprofits, public officials, government agencies, researchers and practitioners to stimulate ideas and share insights, and to collaborate on community and economic development initiatives. Our goal is to strengthen our understanding of all the issues that affect development of strong, sustainable communities in our District.