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City of Atlanta to host Bank On Community Kickoff Event

Post Date:04/12/2019 3:29 PM

Mayor’s Office of Communications
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

 

Nikki Forman, Deputy Director Communications
404.546.1463, office

470.372.8754, cell
nforman@atlantaga.gov

 

Media Advisory

 

City of Atlanta to host Bank On Community Kickoff Event

City of Atlanta Initiative brings financial education and free tax preparation to residents

 

WHO:

City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Innovation and Performance

Richard Cox, Chief Operating Officer

Invest Atlanta

Credit Union of Atlanta

United Way

 

 

WHAT:

The City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Innovation and Performance will host the Bank On Atlanta community kickoff event to share the importance of financial wellness and banking with City of Atlanta residents. Residents will have an opportunity to speak with banking professionals and representatives from organizations who will provide best practices on how to manage money, gain access to capital for entrepreneurs and small business owners, and offer support services and resources like homeownership classes, credit counseling, and more.  

United Way will provide free VITA tax preparation services. Free lunch and giveaways will also be available for attendees.  

Bank On Atlanta is a financial equity and inclusion program with the goal of educating Atlanta’s residents about the benefits of having a bank account. Bank On connects residents with partner banks and credit unions to get a low cost, safe account with enhanced features such as no overdraft fees, and no monthly account minimum balances. Bank On Atlanta works with community-based organizations to provide ongoing, high quality personal and business financial education classes to Atlanta communities.

 

WHEN:

Saturday, April 13, 2019

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

WHERE:

MLK Recreation & Aquatic Center

110 Hilliard St SE Atlanta, GA 30312

 

For more information about Bank On Atlanta, please visit www.bankonatlanta.org.

 

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