2 Governor's Winners Are Local
The Governor's Council on Financial Literacy announced the recipients of the
2013 Wisconsin Financial Literacy Award given for their efforts in promoting financial literacy among Wisconsin citizens. 2 of the award winners are from our area. The recipients, who will be honored in a ceremony hosted by Governor Walker at the Capitol on February 26th, include in the organization category........Altra Federal Credit Union of Onalaska and UW-L for their It Makes Cents Money Management Center.
The recipients were selected from 52 nominations submitted for consideration. Criteria used in the screening process included innovative implementation, demonstrated measureable results, collaboration with partners, and whether the effort was focused on needs based groups.
The Governor's Council on Financial Literacy was created in April 2011.