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Economy, Jr. @ Asheboro Library August 16th and 23rd Sponsored by Truliant Federal Credit Union

[Note: the August 30th event has been cancelled]
PUBLIC (FREE) EVENT – On Saturday, August 16th and 23rd from 1:00 to 3:00pm, Asheboro Public Library will hold Economy, Jr. free for area teens sponsored by Truliant Federal Credit Union.

The goal of these events is to teach young adults about real world economics by having them play through the game as a customer spending a month’s paycheck on bills for housing, utilities, child care, groceries, and more for them and their families without going bankrupt.  The other half of participants will play as the merchants selling products and services to customers with the aim of covering their overhead costs and posting a profit.  Customers and merchants which switch roles half way through the game to experience both sides of the economic coin.

The entrepreneur support group Shift, Nussbaum Center’s Entrepreneur Group, is helping organize volunteers for the Saturday events.

Asheboro Public Library
201 Worth Street
Asheboro, NC 27203

RSVP (if you like) for the upcoming Saturday, August 23rd event below:
[Events Completed]

PICTURES: Economic Literacy Summer Series Complete sponsored by Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit Union

gso-summer-logo-285-v2Thanks to all the branches of the Greensboro Public Library along with sponsor Greensboro Municipal Federal Credit for making the Economic Literacy Summer Series possible.  Not to mention all the volunteers and participants.  We’ll be announcing a similar event in the fall, but in the meantime, check out pictures from this June 7th to August 5th summer program:

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