*Media Advisory* The Road to Financial Stability

10/28/2008

WHAT: The Road to Financial Stability: Local Programs Map the Way

Fed symposium to increase awareness and use of community-based initiatives and practices that can help working low- and moderate-income families become economically self-sufficient.

WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 6
11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
(Lunch is included.)

WHERE: The Springs Conference Centre
2200 E. Parrish Ave.
Owensboro, KY

WHO: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Louisville Branch

WHY: The road to financial stability is a confusing, but now more than ever it is essential for organizations to help working low- and moderate-income families become economically self-sufficient.

In addition to local speakers, state and national experts will be on hand to discuss approaches to saving for the future and asset-building strategies for the community. Experts include:

  • Amy Shir, Institute for Social & Economic Development
  • Jim Glenn, Owensboro Community and Technical College
  • Mary ODoherty, Kentucky Asset Success Initiative
  • Vikki Frank, Credit Builders Alliance
  • Mike Volk, City of Owensboro Community Development Department
  • Sue Gibbens, Community Ventures Corp.
  • Adbon Ibarra, Kentucky Housing Corp.
  • Richard Murphy, Catholic Charities

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