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AFEA Welcomes New Chapter President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Palm Beach, Florida,  June 7, 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 Thomas Braun as the new Chapter President of AFEA’s Palm Beach Chapter.

Bringing 38 years of experience to the Chapter, Thomas, an Accounting graduate of College Petrelle in Paris, France is excited about using AFEA to give back to his community. During his free time, Thomas is the President of American Veterans Benefit; this organization helps veterans with aid and attendance benefits.

AFEA is thrilled to have Thomas join us in our fight to eliminate financial illiteracy and empower American to take control of their finances. As Chapter President, Thomas, will be hosting free financial education workshops throughout the Palm Beach community. The Palm Beach 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 Palm Beach Chapter, please visit www.myafea.org/chapters/ PalmBeachfl Donations and sponsorships for the Chapter’s Samsung Smart School Solution project can be made by going to: www.myafea.org/donations/ PalmBeachfl

Or by mail to:

American Financial Education Alliance - Palm Beach Chapter

8510 McAlpine Park Drive #201