Virginia Saves Participates in the Virginia CASH Campaign Fall Classic

October 24, 2011

By Teresa W. Walker, Virginia Community Capital, Inc. Savings Manager

The Virginia CASH Campaign Fall Classic, led by Carolyn Spohrer, Virginia Community Action Partnership, was held in Richmond on October 13.

The event brought together tax coalitions in Virginia providing free tax preparation services and asset building programs for a day of learning and sharing.

October is National Disability Month and the conference highlighted the National Disability Institute's Real Economic Impact Tour and provided timely information for all participants.  Several members of the Virginia Saves Advisory Board attended the meeting, as well as, participated as an exhibitor or speaker.

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Virginia Saves Advisory Board Members: Lori Irwin, Virginia Saves volunteer; Teresa Walker, Virginia Community Capital and Virginia Saves Coordinator; Chris Neighbors, IRS; Maureen Gooden, Metro CASH; and John Meeks, FDIC.  Dawn Lindley, Virginia Municipal Credit Union League (not in the photo).

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