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Contact: Angela Waugaman for Visa Inc., (703) 772-9528
Atlanta Falcons' Wide Receiver Roddy White, Lt. Governor Casey Cagle and Visa Inc. to Launch Statewide Rollout of Financial Football
Financial Education Video Game to Help Georgia Students Score Financial Touchdowns
On Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 10:30 a.m., Atlanta Falcons' Wide Receiver Roddy White, Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle and Visa Inc. will be in the Falcons' Locker Room at the Georgia Dome for the Georgia statewide launch of an educational video game and classroom curriculum called Financial Football.
The centerpiece of Visa's nationwide educational initiative with the NFL and NFL PLAYERS, Financial Football helps students and adults tackle their financial futures. The game incorporates lessons taught through Practical Money Skills for Life (www.practicalmoneyskills.com), a free, award-winning money management program. This game is accompanied by a classroom curriculum and is being distributed by Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle to every public middle and high school in Georgia.
Roddy White, Wide Receiver, Atlanta Falcons
The Honorable Casey Cagle, Lieutenant Governor of the State of Georgia
Jason Alderman, Senior Director of Financial Education, Visa Inc.
40-50 students from Hapeville Charter Career Academy
WHAT: Atlanta Falcons' Wide Receiver Roddy White joins Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle and Visa for Georgia statewide launch of Financial Football.
VISUALS: As part of this event, the students will break into two teams to play a high energy game of Financial Football.
WHEN: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 10:30 a.m.
Falcons' Locker Room
Enter at Gate E
One Georgia Dome Drive
Atlanta, GA 30313
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