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AFEA Welcomes New Chapter President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, May 20,2014 - The American Financial Education Alliance, a national advocate for greater financial literacy education in U.S. schools, announced today that its Board of Directors unanimously voted to name Shane Earle as the new Chapter President of AFEA’s Baton Rouge Chapter.

Bringing countless years of experience to the Chapter, Shane, who is also the host of a local radio talk show called Baton Rouge's Senior Advisory Hour, is excited about giving back to the community of Baton Rouge.  In his down time, Shane enjoys spending time with his wife Lori and their two children, Jack and Matt

AFEA is thrilled to have Shane join us in our fight to eliminate financial illiteracy and empower American to take control of their finances. As Chapter President, Shane will be hosting free financial education workshops throughout the Baton Rouge community. The Baton Rouge Chapter will also be fundraising to purchase elements of the Samsung Smart School Solution to upgrade math classrooms in local middle schools.

About the American Financial Education Alliance

AFFEA is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization based in Charlotte, NC and comprised of a diverse and growing group of licensed and trained professionals. Together, they share the same goal of helping people better understand their finances. AFEA’s mission is to eliminate financial illiteracy by empowering Americans to take control of their finances through free educational workshops in communities nationwide.

About the Samsung Smart School Solution

The Samsung Smart School Solution is an integrated 1:1 learning platform that empowers teachers to deliver an interactive learning environment. First deployed in Memphis, TN last year, the pilot project’s success has demonstrated the potential for the digital classroom platform to harness the educational power of Samsung technologies, including the new Galaxy Note 1o.1 tablet and their interactive whiteboard displays.

For more information on the Baton Rouge Chapter, please visit www.myafea.org/chapters/Baton Rougela Donations and sponsorships for the Chapter’s Samsung Smart School Solution project can be made by going to: www.myafea.org/donations/Baton Rougela

Or by mail to:

American Financial Education Alliance - Baton Rouge Chapter

8510 McAlpine Park Drive #201

Charlotte, NC 28211