MONEY SMART WEEK

Thu, Mar 26th, 2015

Money Smart Week (April 18-25, 2015) is a public awareness campaign to promote financial education across all age groups. Events focus on: kids and money, unemployment, managing student debt and retirement. Money Smart Week events held at businesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries, nonprofit agencies, and government agencies throughout Siouxland are free and open to the public. 

Center For Siouxland, Morningside College, Western Iowa Tech Community College, and IowaWorks will host a Money Smart Week Kick-Off event on Monday, April 20, 2015, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm in the Olsen Student Center (Yockey Room) on the Morningside College campus. Nationally known speaker Adam Carroll will be the keynote speaker for the evening. Adam’s engaging speech on financial literacy will prove insightful for people of all ages and walks of life. The event is free and open to the public.

Other local events include:

April 20th – Monday:  Lunch and Learn with Adam Carroll – “Money in Your 20’s” (Western Iowa Tech Community College – 4647 Stone Ave, Sioux City, 12:00-1:00pm)

IowaWorks with Adam Carroll – “Building a Stable Future” plus information on IDA’s (IowaWorks Greater Siouxland – 2508 4th Street, Sioux City, 1:30-2:30pm)

Keynote Event with Adam Carroll –“Building a Better Life” (Morningside College, Olsen Student Center/Yockey Room, 6:00-8:00pm)

 

April 21 – Tuesday:  Kids Piggy Bank - Telco Triad Community Credit Unio, (1420 Tri View Ave, Sioux City, 4-5:30pm)

Free Credit Report Reviews - Sioux Valley Credit Union (3450 S. Lakeport, Ste A, Sioux City, 2–4pm)

 

April 22 – Wednesday:  Free Credit Report Reviews  -Telco Triad Community Credit Union (2550 Glenn Ave, Sioux City, 2-4pm)

Free Shred Day - Telco Triad Community Credit Union (1420 Tri View Ave, Sioux City, 12-2pm)

Free Shred Day - Northwestern Mutual (1120 Starview Dr., Ste. 3, Hinton, 10-11am)

 

April 23 – Thursday:  Free Credit Report Reviews - Midwest Community Credit Union (1909 S Palmetto, Sioux City, 1-3pm)

Auto Buying Workshop - Telco Triad Community Credit Union (1420 Tri View, Sioux City, 6:30pm)

 

April 24 – Friday:  Free First-Time Homebuyer Workshop - Center For Siouxland (715 Douglas St., Sioux City, 9am-3pm)

“Money Smart Week is a great way for a diverse cross section of the community to come together and promote financial literacy across all age groups. There is something for everyone during Money Smart Week,” according to Jonette Spurlock, Executive Director at Center For Siouxland.

For more information about this event or other Money Smart Week events in the community call Center For Siouxland at 712-252-1861 ext 47 or visit www.moneysmartweek.org.

Congratulations Renee Beaulieu!

Wed, Mar 25th, 2015

34 Siouxlanders were nominated for the 2015 Women of Excellence awards sponsored by Women Aware. The awards recognize people for leadership, character and accomplishments. Last night seven of these people were honored at a recognition banquet at the Sioux City Convention Center.
Center For Siouxland’s Board of Director’s Chair Person, Renee Beaulieu, was one of the women honored. Renee Beaulieu, of Sioux City, was nominated by TEC Corp., parent company of Electric Innovations and Thompson Electric, where she is chief financial officer and treasurer. For the past several years, she has served on the board of directors of Center For Siouxland, the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce and Girls Inc. She has conquered a man's world with integrity, dignity and ingenuity. She has taken those skills and given back to the community through many organizations. Renee is pictured below fourth from the left.

Super Saturday - March 28th - FREE TAX PREPARATION!

Tue, Mar 24th, 2015

Center For Siouxland's Super Saturday site for Saturday, March 28th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. is:

College Center
1001 College Way
South Sioux City, Nebraska 68776
 
No appointment necessary!  For more information contact Center For Siouxland at 712-252-1861 ext 11.

March 21 FREE TAX HELP Super Saturday Locations

Sat, Mar 21st, 2015

Super Saturday

Hours of Operation 9am-3pm Walk-Ins Welcome - No Appointments!

Call 712-252-1861 ext 11 for more information!

Today, March 21st FREE TAX HELP is available at these Super Saturday locations: 

  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (Entrance 1) – 4647 Stone Avenue
  • Le Mars Public Library - 46 1st Street SW

FREE Tax Preparation at Mary J. Treglia Community House

Sat, Mar 14th, 2015

REMINDER - SUPER SATURDAY March 14th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.. You can file your taxes for FREE. NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY. This Saturday you may go to Mary J. Treglia Community House located at 900 Jennings Street, Sioux City, Iowa.  Call 712-252-1861 ext. 11 or visit our website at www.centerforsiouxland.org for more information.

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