Free Family Finance Expo to be held

A Family Finance Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Northwest Community Center, 1325 N. Johnston Ave., Rockford.

This fun and educational event is free to the public. Families are invited to learn about financial services available in the northwest Rockford area, including savings and checking accounts; credit repair; budgeting; identity theft; youth accounts; buying a home; online banking; and more. Along with the informational booths, there will be more than $350 in prizes given away during the expo, with drawings every 20 minutes. Prizes include gift cards, gas cards, IceHogs tickets and more. Plus, former Chicago Bulls player Bob Love will be there signing autographs, and Chicago Bulls tickets and a signed basketball will also be given away. (You must be present to win.)

Participants in the Oct. 14 event include: AMCORE Bank, Associated Bank, Family Credit Counseling Service, MembersAlliance Credit Union, National City Bank, Northwest Bank, Northwest Community Center, Rockford Area Affordable Housing Coalition, Rockford Park District and U.S. Bank.

From the Sept. 27-Oct.3, 2006, issue

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