Pine Bluff, Ark. – Left to right, Michelle Carter, Bradley County; Diane Clement, Cleveland County; Laura Connerly, State Financial Specialist; Jane Newton, Lincoln County; Mary Ann Kizer, Jefferson County; and Tony Windham, Associate Vice President for Agriculture-Extension and Director of the Cooperative Extension Service.
A Financial Management class taught by University of Arkansas Family and Consumer Sciences Agents is open to all Arkansas residents on Saturday, August 1, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Sessions including Budget Development, Money Management, Wise Use of Credit, and Consumer Protection will be held at the Jefferson County Extension Office, 500 South Idaho Street, Pine Bluff.
Cost of the class is $20 and it is approved by the United States Bankruptcy Trustee as a financial education program and complies with the laws enacted under the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA). A Certificate of Debtor Education will be presented to bankruptcy filers who bring picture identification, bankruptcy case number, and attorney’s fax number.
Lead FCS Agent, Mary Ann Kizer, Jefferson County, stated, “Our team recently received the Extension Excellence Diversity Team Award of $5,000, certificates, and a trophy for providing over 250 Certificates of Debtor Education for bankruptcy filers. We provided financial management programs for Department of Community Corrections, ACCESS, ADC Farm Managers, STAND, University Professional Women, Alpha Kappa Alpha, and local schools”. FCS Agents, Jane Newton, Lincoln County; Diane Clement, Cleveland County; and Michelle Carter, Bradley County, round out the team.
To register for the money management course, contact Mary Ann Kizer at 870-534-1033 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional information on money management can be found at www.arfamilies.org. The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
By Mary Ann Kizer
County Extension Agent - FCS
The Cooperative Extension Service
U of A System Division of Agriculture
Media Contact: Mary Ann Kizer
County Extension Agent - FCS
U of A Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
500 Idaho St, Pine Bluff, AR 71601
The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative
action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need
materials in another format, please contact your County Extension office (or other
appropriate office) as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.
The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.