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CARE Updates

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 – Mandatory Training Session for New Volunteers for CARE

The Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE) Sub-Committee of CFBLA would like to recruit you!  CARE needs volunteers to educate local students on good financial practices, such as the responsible use of credit cards, potential consequences of poor money management, basics of student loan debt and other fundamentals of financial literacy.

The Orange County Public Schools, through Junior Achievement’s Finance Park, will be presenting a training session for CFBLA and OCBA members on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at noon in the 341 meeting room on the first floor of the George C. Young Courthouse building. For more information, please CLICK HERE.

CARE in the News

Check it out!  CFBLA's CARE (Credit Abuse Resistance Education) sub-committee was recognized in the April, 2015 edition of the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal for its great efforts in speaking with local youth about the importance of "financial literacy," including proper credit use and the ins and outs of loan programs!

Volunteer!!

CFBLA’s Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE) Sub-Committee has successfully established a partnership with Junior Achievement (JA) to bring financial literacy education to students in our community! CARE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR THE FOLLOWING DATES:

TBD  

If you are interested in serving as a volunteer presenter at one of our local high schools, or if you want to learn more about this program, please fill out the two attached forms (preference form and registration form).  Please send the completed forms to Kathy Appel, Kathy.M.Appel@usdoj.gov as soon as possible.  

The CARE Sub-committee members hope you will each take this opportunity to serve the Central Florida community by sharing with students your unique knowledge and experiences as bankruptcy professionals to provide consumer education to our young people.