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NFL Statesman Fletcher, Sen. Hagan, State Treasurer Cowell and Visa Inc. Collaborate to Showcase Financial Football
Financial Education Video Game to Help North Carolina Students Score Financial Touchdowns during Democratic National Convention Week
On Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 9:30 a.m., , Charlotte resident and Redskin's Linebacker London Fletcher, Senator Kay Hagan, State Treasurer Janet Cowell and Visa Inc. will be at Wake Forest University School of Business in Charlotte for a showcase 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.
London Fletcher, Linebacker, Washington Redskins
The Honorable Kay Hagan, North Carolina, US Senate
The Honorable Janet Cowell, North Carolina State Treasurer
Jason Alderman, Senior Director of Global Financial Literacy, Visa Inc.
Students from the Junior Statesmen Foundation and the Wake Forest University School of Business
Redskin London Fletcher joins Sen. Hagan, Treasurer Cowell and Visa for a showcase of Financial Football.
As part of this event, Fletcher, Hagan and Cowell will coach the students in a high energy game of Financial Football.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 9:30 a.m.
Wake Forest University School of Business
200 N College St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
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