06-13 uw getting ahead grads

Graduates of the United Way of Lamar County’s ‘Getting Ahead’ financial literacy program include, from left: Natalie Stuart, Jennifer Calkins, Patti White, MaShonda Russell, Tabatha Hearn, Felicia Williams, Debbie Zucca, Monique Fulbright, Tarmecia Smith, Zachary McAlpin,, Tammy Cato and Linda Woodall.

On Tuesday, 12 participants in the United Way of Lamar County’s “Getting Ahead” financial literacy program graduated.

“We are so proud of these 12 individuals who attended this 16 week course,” United Way of Lamar County executive director Jenny Wilson said. “I also want to thank our partners, Lamar Avenue Church of Christ, St. Vincent de Paul Society, Lamar County Literacy Council, City Square of Paris, Habitat for Humanity and our sponsors, Lamar National Bank, Liberty National Bank and the board of Texas Dream Center for their donations.”

Graduates include: Tabatha Hearn, Patti White, Jennifer Calkins, Felicia Williams, Tammy Cato, Tarmecia Smith, Monique Fulbright, Linda Woodall, Debbie Zucca, Zachary McAlpin, MaShonda Russell and facilitator Natalie Stuart.

The next course will begin in mid-August and will be facilitated by recent graduate Tarmecia Smith. 

For information on the program, call Wilson at 903-784-6642 or email jenny.wilson@lamarcountyuw.org.

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