Bank On Virginia Beach is launching its second series of financial empowerment classes. Starting in November, each class meets once per month for 10 months and covers topics ranging from basic banking and money management to strategies for increasing savings and improving credit scores. Participants will have the option of participating in the Mayor’s Action Challenge for 500 Families Financially Fit for the Future and receiving one on one financial coaching.
• Oceanfront Library, 700 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Meets 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on 2nd Thursday of each month starting Nov. 8
• Good Samaritan Class -848 Baker Rd.
Meets 12:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m. on 1st Thursday of each month starting Nov 1st.
• Ebenezer Baptist Church – 875 Baker Rd.
Meets 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. on the 2nd Saturday of each month, starting Nov 10th.
• Joseph V. Grimstead Sr. Seatack Recreation Center, 141 S Birdneck Rd.
Starts Nov. 6th and meets at 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. the 1st Tuesday of each month
• Enoch Baptist Church, 5641 Herbert Moore Rd.
Starts Nov. 20th and meets from 6:30 p.m. -8:00 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month.
• Tidewater United Church of Christ at 2660 West Neck Rd.
Starts Nov. 27th and meets from 6:30 p.m. -8:00 p.m. the last Tuesday of each month.
To enroll online go to http://www.vbgov.com/government/departments/human-services/your-dhs/Pages/BankOnVirginiaBeach.aspx. For additional information or to enroll by phone, call Lori Irwin at 385-3551.
Bank On Virginia Beach is a partnership of participating banks, credit unions, community organizations, and the City of Virginia Beach Human Services Department. Originally designed to connect unbanked and under-banked families to free or low cost bank accounts and help them take steps toward financial freedom, Bank On provides comprehensive financial literacy training to low-moderate income families and supports the Mayor’s Action Challenge: 500 Families Financially Fit for the Future. Go to vbgov.com to learn more about the Mayor’s Challenge.
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