Saints QB to appear at ESJ Tuesday
Published 12:00 am Monday, October 23, 2006
On Tuesday, October 24, 2006 at 10:30 a.m., New Orleans Saints All-Pro Quarterback Drew Brees will be at East St. John to team-up with Visa and U.S. Representative Charlie Melancon (D-3-LA) to introduce New Orleans area high school students to “Financial Football,” an interactive money management computer game and high school instruction program.
Developed in cooperation with the NFL and PLAYERS INC, “Financial Football” is designed to make personal finance learning both fun and engaging. It incorporates lessons taught through Practical Money Skills for Life (www.practicalmoneyskills.com), a free, online and award-winning money management program.
This event is part of a 17-city national effort by Visa and the NFL to help young people take control of their financial futures.