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Contact: Hugh Norton for Visa Inc., (202) 281-8842
Congressman Ross, Buccaneers Legend Brooks and Visa Inc. Collaborate to Showcase Financial Football
Financial Education Video Game to Help Florida Students Score Financial Touchdowns
On Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 10:00 a.m., Congressman Dennis A. Ross, retired Tampa Bay Buccaneers Linebacker Derrick Brooks and Visa Inc. will be at Wharton High School in Tampa 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.
Derrick Brooks, Ret. Linebacker, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Dennis A. Ross, U.S. Congress, Florida 15th District
Nat Sillin, Director of U.S. Financial Education, Visa Inc.
40-50 Wharton High School students
Future Hall of Famer Brooks joins Congressman Dennis Ross and Visa for a showcase of Financial Football.
As part of this event, Ross and Brooks will coach the students in a high energy game of Financial Football.
Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
Wharton High School
20150 Bruce B Downs Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33647
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