In support of financial literacy initiatives, COUNTRY Financial® has partnered with Minnesota Council on Economic Education to present the Money Smart Teen Essay Contest. April is financial literacy month and Money Smart Week will take place across the nation to help consumers better manage their personal finances. Students in the Twin Cities area (Hennepin and Ramsey … [Read more...]
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Legislation would weaken Medicare, hike insurance premiums on those who can least afford it, and give tax breaks to big drug companies Washington, DC — In a statement today AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond announced AARP's opposition to the House plan that would make harmful changes to our current health care system such as shortening the life of … [Read more...]
In 1987 Congress passed a public law designating March as Women’s History Month. The president also issued a proclamation and requested the United Stated to observe March by conducting various activities and ceremonies, which acknowledge their accomplishments. Throughout the years, women have worked hard to obtain various opportunities and we would like to acknowledge … [Read more...]
Find local events in celebration of Black History Month below sorted by date. Do you know of an event that we missed? Let us know by leaving information in the comment section or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Happy Black History Month! Thursday, February 2 Black Light: A Soulful Embrace of Love and Life, Penumbra Theatre, 270 N. Kent Street, St. … [Read more...]
Summit Academy OIC has received a $250,000 challenge grant from U.S. Bank to help fund its “1,000 GED Campaign,” a first-of-its-kind contextualized program that enables individuals to earn a GED and then also become certified in a construction or healthcare specialty in only 30 weeks. U.S. Bank is the first corporation to fund the campaign, aimed at reaching 1,000 GEDs … [Read more...]