Town Hall Meeting in Wichita Celebrates Financial Literacy Month

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In an attempt to put an end to financial illiteracy, numerous Town Hall meetings are being hosted by thousands of financial advisers and educators across the country in 2010. One such event, hosted by financial advisor Stan T. Webb in Wichita, Kansas, exemplifies the spirit and tone of these cause-centered Financial Literacy events.

In an attempt to put an end to financial illiteracy, numerous Town Hall meetings are being hosted by thousands of financial advisers and educators across the country in 2010. One such event, hosted by financial advisor Stan T. Webb in Wichita, Kansas, exemplifies the spirit and tone of these cause-centered Financial Literacy events.

Wichita resident Stan T. Webb accepted a proclamation from Wichita City Council member Lavonta Williams celebrating April as Financial Literacy Month.

The presentation was made April 20, 2010 at the Stand Up for Financial Literacy Town Hall meeting at Wichita State University’s Campus Activities Center Theater.

Webb is a founding member of the International Association of Financial Sport and Celebrity Advisors (IAFSCA) and owner of Stan T. Webb Companies in Wichita.

Webb organized the event, which featured presentations and a panel discussion on financial literacy involving a variety of experts and community and civic leaders. Speakers and panelists included:

  •     Lavonta Williams, Wichita City Council member
  •     Stan T. Webb, Founding Member, IAFSCA
  •     Marie Swift, Founding Partner, IAFSCA
  •     Charles D Gemar, US Astronaut
  •     Erika Ramirez, Federal Reserve Bank
  •     Senator Oletha Faust-Goudeau 29th District
  •     House Representative Nile Dillmore District 92
  •     Lt.Clark Wiemeyer, Wichita Police Department

         Jim Graham, President,CEO KCEE

Vince Shorb, co-founder of MoneyX Live, an exciting financial literacy event format designed for teens and young adults, sent digital greetings to the audience via a recorded message. Shorb’s message, along with other video clips and community conversation, is available for online play at http://www.StandUpWithStanTWebb.ning.com.

About 50 people including teachers, business people, police officers, government leaders, bankers, financial advisors, teens and young adults, attended this Wichita-based Stand Up for Financial Literacy event. April 20th was at the event proclaimed “Stand Up for Financial Literacy Day” in a document signed by Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer.

More information about the IAFSCA, including a clip of “Broke and Famous”, a docudrama produced by VH1 starring Sarano Kelley and Willie Aames, is available at http://www.iafsca.com. “Broke & Famous” provides an inside look at a financially illiterate person’s life. In the first episode, IAFSCA Chairman Sarano Kelley, world-renowned business coach and creator of The Game, a personal improvement and business performance technology, coaches a once-rich and famous celebrity through an intense, multi-month period. The documentary shows the progress of former child star, Willie Aames (Eight is Enough, Charles in Charge, Bible Man), as he recovers -- both emotionally and financially – from a number of personal set backs.

ABOUT THE IAFSCA
Headquartered in Washington, DC, the IAFSCA is a cross-section of professional coaches and business advisers who serve, or have a commitment to serving, professional athletes and athletic associations; celebrities and celebrity communities; and financial advisers, executives and related industry groups. These professional coaches and business advisers include lawyers, CPAs, entertainment agents, marketing & PR professionals, business consultants, accountability coaches, book agents, and publishers.

The mission of the IAFSCA is to bring about a high level of financial literacy across a broad cross-section of this global economy by raising a generation of international, financial role-models. Additionally, the IAFSCA will create a supportive environment where talent, financing and intellectual capital can be networked in a way that provides funding for projects that support the greater good.

The association is involved in various media projects such as the VH1 “Broke and Famous” docudrama that aired in November 2009 and a major motion picture designed to support the U.N. Goal of ending poverty by 2015.

Learn more at http://www.IAFSCA.com.

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