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Power of the Purse

Date: 

Monday, April 16, 2018 - 18:30

Location: 

Tonganoxie Public Library

Description: The Tonganoxie Public Library will host a two-part program, Power of the Purse, in conjunction with Money Smart Week in April. The program will focus on women and money, with Becky Gripp as the featured speaker. It will be Monday, April 16 and Monday, April 23 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Since July of 2015, Gripp has been the Program Director for Next Step KC, a non-profit financial services coalition, overseeing the Small Dollar Loan Program and providing financial education support for community partners while managing a social enterprise, The Tamale Kitchen. Prior to joining Next Step KC, she developed a financial education program for low to moderate income individuals and families as well as managed a matched savings program for high-risk youth to further their education at Catholic Charities Kansas City-St. Joseph, Inc., utilizing her corporate financial industry experience and training skills. Gripp worked in the financial services sector as a Senior Financial Education Consultant for JPMorgan Chase. Prior to joining JPMorgan, she was a corporate trainer at General Electric and Time Warner, specializing in team development, call center excellence and consultative inbound and outbound sales. Gripp is well known for her ability to capture and maintain the interest of her audiences, regardless of the complexity of the information. Her large family and faithful community help her maintain a healthy balance in her life. Money Smart Week is from April 21-28, 2018 and helps consumers manage their personal finances better. Programs are offered to all demographics and income levels and cover all facets of personal finance. For more information about Power of the Purse, visit TonganoxieLibrary.org. Submitted by: Jennifer Peters Tonganoxie Public Library

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