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Smart Week

Money Smart Week in Chicago | Money Smart Reads at Your Local Library

Money Smart Week begins April 22-29 and COUNTRY Financial and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago are sponsoring several activities throughout Chicagoland. Started in 2002 with only 40 programs, Money Smart Week is the most informative financial education program in the country. It was initial established to help Chicago families and residents to better understand their finances. Currently

Appleville

Journey to Appleville: Interview With Author Veronica Appleton

Journey to Appleville follows six kids (Kenan, Tu-Tu, Pedro, Liu-Liu, Lizzy, and Cassie) from a local neighborhood with a common goal—to visit Appleville, overcome their fears, accomplish their goals, and earn a Golden Apple for achievement. Journey to Appleville offers children and their families a place, symbolic of “opportunity,” where they can be who they