Illinois Treasurer Frerichs to speak at Financial Empowerment Action Summit

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CHAMPAIGN - University of Illinois Extension officials say Illinois State Treasurer Mike Frerichs is scheduled to speak during the Financial Empowerment Action Summit on July 30.

The summit will be held at Hessel Park Church in Champaign from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.  Frerichs will be in attendance to talk about his initiatives and programs to help improve financial literacy in Illinois.

This year's event is designed to help people who are interested in actively working with others to improve their community's financial health, and will focus on credit building, financial education, and safe and smart financial services.  Affordable housing will also be discussed during this event.

For more information about this summit, call (217) 333-7672 or email

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