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Reality Store - Manitowoc Lutheran High School

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Name: Reality Store - Manitowoc Lutheran High School
Date: April 11, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
The Chamber of Manitowoc County is seeking volunteers for the financial education event, “The Reality Store” at Manitowoc Lutheran High School.
 

It will be held for about 100 Juniors and Seniors on Wednesday, April 11, from 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Event Overview:
  • Prior to the event students choose the future career and receive their monthly salary deposited in their checking account
  • Students enter the Reality Store with their check book.  They first stop at “Uncle Sam” for their tax deduction.   They then proceed to “The Bank/Credit Union” for their student loan deduction.  Students then have to visit 13 other booths making purchases for their life. Ex: buy a car, home, groceries, utilities, etc.

Volunteers:

  • Staff one of the various booths
  • Assist students in making wise financial choices based on their salary
  • No experience necessary

Event goals for the students:

  • Learn basic skills in financial planning, goal setting, decision making and career planning
  • Help students examine their attitudes about their futures and career expectations
  • Develop a more realistic idea of the financial impact their future decisions will have.

In order to keep this event focused on education, we ask that no one bring promotional items to The Reality Store. If you would like to donate promotional items for the students, contact The Chamber.  Please feel free to wear your company’s logo apparel.

We appreciate your commitment to our area youth and look forward to your participation and support in this most exciting event. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact Angel Johanek at ajohanek@chambermanitowoccounty.org or (920) 684-5575.

Volunteers should respond to The Chamber by Tuesday, April 3.

Booth assignments and final instructions will be emailed by Friday, April 6.

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Location:
Manitowoc Lutheran High School
4045 Lancer Circle
Manitowoc
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, April 11
8:00am-11:30am
Contact Information:
920-684-5575
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