CONTACT: REGENIA BAILEY
Women's Resource and Action Center
130 North Madison St.
Iowa City IA 52242
Release: Feb. 8, 2000
Women's Center, Iowa Women's Foundation offer investing
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The Iowa Women's Foundation and
the Women's Resource & Action Center will present the second workshop
of the spring semester's Women and Money Series, "Advanced Topics in Investing:
Going Beyond the Basics" Thursday, Feb. 17 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Meeting
Room A at the Iowa City Public Library.
Lois James, CFP and registered investment advisor
at Raymond James Financial Services in Iowa City, will be the workshop presenter.
James has 15 years of experience in financial advising. The workshop offers
the opportunity for participants to learn about: combining investments to
reduce risk; options for withdrawing money in retirement; and resources available
to evaluate investments. Women of all income levels are invited to attend
this free workshop to learn how they can take charge of their financial futures.
The "Women and Money: Putting the Pieces Together"
workshops are made possible in part by support from the Johnson County Area
Women's Network and the Altrusa Club of Iowa City and are sponsored by the
Iowa Women's Foundation and the Women's Resource & Action Center.
Seating and materials for the workshops are limited,
and pre-registration is requested. Please note that workshops may be cancelled
if there are fewer than twelve registrants, so pre-registration is strongly
encouraged. Although the workshops in this series are developed for women,
men are also welcome to attend.
Upcoming workshops in The Women and Money series include:
"Simplifying Money" on Thursday, March 23 and "Car Buying for Women" on Saturday,
April 8. To register for the February workshop or for more information about
upcoming workshops, contact the Iowa Women's Foundation at 319-337-4222 or
e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.