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Board of Directors News
 
Board officers for 2016
Sacha Millstone – President
Ilona Box – Vice President
Mindy Wilson – Secretary
Brandy Marrou – Treasurer
 
Michele DeHoff remains with us on the Board of Directors and is now President of the Board of the Cheyenne Boys & Girls Club; Lisza Gulyas has moved over to the FTF Advisory Board.
 
We welcome new Advisory Board member, Sara Weber with United Way of Laramie County.  Sara is proficient in Sales Force, our new Customer Relations Management software, which we are in the process of implementing.  She will also be helping us with redesigning some of our marketing materials.
  

Grants, Sponsorship, and Fundraising Update
 
Grant proposals have been submitted to
Rocky Mountain Power Foundation and National Financial Educators Council (NFEC).  Plans are also in the works to apply for grants through Bank of America, Cheyenne Kiwanis and the Calvin Kanjian Foundation.  We will also be re-applying for grants with Wells Fargo, Grace Helen Spearman Foundation and Walmart.
 
An application for sponsorship has been submitted to Fidelity Bank for Wichita, KS; First Interstate Bank has agreed to sponsors presentations in Billings MT, Casper, Gillette, Buffalo and Sheridan WY; So far three banks in Laramie, WY (First Interstate Bank, Security First Bank and Warren Federal
Credit Union) have agreed to partner together to sponsor our first event at the University of Wyoming on April 4th.
 

State officials Involved in Wyoming Financial Literacy Tour/ Wyoming Financial Literacy Month Proclamation
 
FTF has partnered with the Wyoming Jump$tart Coalition and the University of Wyoming to draft a request for a 2016 Wyoming Financial Literacy Proclamation from Governor Matt Mead. FTF events will be held in Cheyenne, Laramie, Casper, Gillette, Buffalo and Sheridan during the month of April and State Treasurer, Mark Gordon, has agreed to give the opening remarks at as many events as he can fit into his schedule.  The Wyoming Jump$tart Coalition is also planning Financial Football events around the state.  This will all be in celebration of National Financial Literacy Month, which is in April each year.

 
2016 Events currently scheduled

California            
  3/1/2016 11:00am Helen Burnstein Academy Los Angeles CA  
  3/3/2016 11:00am Santa Monica College Santa Monica CA  
             
Arizona      
  3/29/2016 1:00 PM Jefferson Prep Glendale AZ  
             
Wyoming & Colorado      
  3/30/2016 5:45 PM Boys & Girls Club of Cheyenne Cheyenne WY  
  3/31/2016 11:00 AM Longmont High School Longmont CO  
  4/1/2016 10:45 AM Mead High School Mead CO  
  4/4/2016 7:00 PM University of Wyoming Laramie WY  
  4/5/2016 11:00 AM East High School Cheyenne WY  
  4/6/2016 9:45 AM Boulder High School/CWA Boulder CO  
  4/7/2016 8:00 AM Girls Athletic Leadership School Denver CO  
  4/8/2016 8:00 AM Triumph High School Cheyenne WY  
  4/8/2016 2:30 PM Excelsior Youth Center Denver CO  
             
Central & Northern Wyoming and Montana      
  4/11/2016 10:00 AM Natrona County High School Casper WY  
  4/12/2016 TBD Campbell County High School Gillette WY  
  4/13/2016 TBD 2 Middle schools to be determined Billings MT  
  4/14/2016 TBD Sheridan High School Sheridan WY  
  4/15/2016 TBD Buffalo High School Buffalo WY  
             
Tennessee      
  4/28/16 TBD McGavock High School Nashville TN      
  4/29/16 TBD Stratford High School Nashville TN  
               
Florida              
  10/10/16 10:00 am Arsht Performing Arts Center Miami FL
           
Nebraska      
  11/2/16 1:00 pm Aurora High School Aurora NE    
  11/4/16 8:45 am Waverly High School Waverly NE  
  11/4/16 2:00 pm Benson High School Omaha NE  
             

 We hope to see you at one of our Financial Literacy Concerts coming to a city near you!!
 









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