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Seattle City Council President at West Seattle Elementary to promote financial awareness for young people

Council President Sally J. Clark

Seattle City Council President at West Seattle Elementary to promote financial awareness for young people

SEATTLEJoin Seattle City Council President Sally J. Clark and Jump$tart Washington Coalition to promote financial education during Money Smart Week®.

President Clark will read "Rock, Brock and the Savings Shock," written by former FDIC Chair Sheila Blair, and lead a student discussion, with a group photo of the students.*

In addition to educating young consumers about money management and generating awareness of financial education available on a wide range of topics, elementary students will receive financial education lessons during the Third Annual Financial Literacy Reading Days.

WHAT:
Money Smart Week with Jump$tart Washington Coalition

WHO:
Council President Sally J. Clark
Jump$tart Washington Coalition

WHEN:
Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 10:30 a.m.

WHERE:
West Seattle Elementary
6760 34th Avenue Southwest  
Seattle 98126

*NOTE: Members of the media, please remember to contact the school regarding sending reporters/photographers/camera staff on campus grounds and photo permissions PRIOR to the event.

ABOUT: Money Smart Week® began 11 years ago as a coordinated effort of more than 40 Chicago-area organizations working together to promote personal financial literacy. Today, more than 30 states host Money Smart Week® events. Washington was the first West Coast state to participate, with its first Money Smart Week® in 2010.

For more information about events slated for Money Smart Week® Washington contact Jump$tart Washington Coalition President Amy O’Donnell at aodonnell@wscpa.org or 425-586-1140.

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