Northwestern Mutual presents The Economics Center at The University of Cincinnati {@EconomicsCenter} Annual Awards Luncheon tomorrow {Thurs., March 27, 2014} ~~~ ‘A Breakout Year For The U.S. Economy’ ~~~ starring Moody’s Analytics Senior Economist Mark Zandi {#UCECAwards}. As the leading Cincinnati non-profit for economic information and resources, The Economics Center {http://www.EconomicsCenter.org} provides knowledge building blocks for a stronger economy through education and research. Congrats, @EconomicsCenter and Northwestern Mutual {@nm_news} !!

Northwestern Mutual presents The Economics Center at The University of Cincinnati Annual Awards Luncheon tomorrow (3.27.14) ~~ http://shop.economicscenter.org/event/annual-awards-luncheon.html

Northwestern Mutual presents The Economics Center at The University of Cincinnati Annual Awards Luncheon tomorrow (3.27.14) ~~ http://shop.economicscenter.org/event/annual-awards-luncheon.html

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The Economics Center at the University of Cincinnati will hold its 7th Annual Awards Luncheon tomorrow at The Hyatt Regency Cincinnati at 12:00 p.m.

This event is presented by Northwestern Mutual and PepsiCo.

Mr. Mark Zandi, Chief Economist at Moody’s Analytics, will discuss the U.S. Economy.

Over 650 business leaders and educators will join the Economics Center in recognizing community leaders for accomplishments throughout the year, specifically highlighting successes in economic and financial education.

Each year at the Awards Luncheon, the Economics Center acknowledges local educators who have excelled in economics and financial education.

Teachers are recognized for their outstanding commitment to their students and their own professional learning in the arena of financial education. The Center also presents an award to an elementary school principal who has demonstrated leadership, excellent content implementation, creativity and advocacy with financial literacy.

Ohio National Financial Services, a contributor to the Stock Market Game, recognizes student teams with the highest portfolio values. The Stock Market Game teaches important 21st Century skills, such as critical thinking, decision-making and research, in addition to the basics of saving and investing.

The Economic Empowerment Award will recognize a local organization’s outstanding commitment to economic and financial education in our community.

The Awards, and their Recipients Are:

Economic Empowerment Award: The Kroger Company, Rodney McMullen

Valentine Leadership Award: Vera Brooks, Principal, Roberts Academy, Cincinnati Public School District

Northwestern Mutual Teacher of the Year: Chuck Warden, Loveland High School, Loveland City School District

Northwestern Mutual Teacher of the Year: Donna Quatromani, Hays-Porter School, Cincinnati Public School District

http://shop.economicscenter.org/event/annual-awards-luncheon.html

Northwestern Mutual presents The Economics Center at The University of Cincinnati Annual Awards Luncheon ~~~ http://shop.economicscenter.org/event/annual-awards-luncheon.html

For over 37 years, the Economics Center has been the leading non-profit organization in Greater Cincinnati for economic information and resources.

The Center broadens teachers’ knowledge about economics and finance through professional development seminars and empowers these teachers to introduce these concepts to students in the K-12 classroom. The Center also informs government and business leaders with economic research analyses that guide economic development decisions for more vibrant and economically healthy communities.

This event promises to be informative and empowering. Individuals interested in attending this event and supporting the Economics Center may register online at www.economicscenter.org/event. For more information about the event, contact Jaclyn Smith at (513) 556-2986 or jaclyn.smith@uc.edu.

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