America Saves Week


WHEREAS, the financial health of Virginia and the United States hinges on sound financial decisions of individuals and businesses; and

WHEREAS, the America Saves campaign seeks to encourage and support low-to-moderate-income households to save money and build wealth; and

WHEREAS, Virginia Saves, a part of the America Saves Campaign, does outreach in areas such as Hampton Roads, Central Virginia, Langley, Northern Virginia, Southside, and at Virginia Tech; and

WHEREAS, Newport News’ Virginia Cooperative Extension partners with the America Saves campaign and is committed to helping its citizens take immediate action to reduce debt and increase saving; and

WHEREAS, America Saves week is an annual opportunity for the promotion of good savings behavior and assessment of individuals saving status;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Terence R. McAuliffe, do hereby recognize February 23-27, 2015, as AMERICA SAVES WEEK in our COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA, and I call this observance to the attention of all our citizens.