Home for the Holidays to focus on Financial, physical health, foreclosure prevention
Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir and the Memphis Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. have partnered again to present the free foreclosure prevention and financial counseling event.
This year’s Home for the Holidays: A Housing and Economic Empowerment Collaborative is Saturday, Nov. 23. The six-hour event will feature a small business resource center, legal clinic, a Homebuyer’s Corner with expertise from lenders, Realtors and housing agencies and the Shelby County Trustee’s Project H.O.M.E. financial literacy and budgeting workshop.
Home for the Holidays returns to the Hickory Ridge Towne Center, formerly known as the Hickory Ridge Mall, said Vanecia Belser Kimbrow, Social Action Chair for the Memphis Alumnae Chapter of the national public service sorority. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and the event concludes at 2:30 p.m.
“As the market and economy have started to stabilized, we wanted to make ‘Home for the Holidays’ an event focused on providing important information and tools to businesses and homeowners for not only their financial health but physical health, too,” said Kimbrow.
Topics will focus on homeownership financing, foreclosure and tax sale prevention and WISE Teens Youth Revue forum. Health screenings and eating tips will also be offered. The JobLINC Mobile Job & Career Center & Affordable Care Act counselors will also be on site.
“Building an economically healthy community requires healthy habits,” said Trustee David Lenoir. “People in good physical and financial shape are better prepared for life’s hurdles.”
Loan servicers and banks participating in this year’s event include, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Regions Bank, Tri-State Bank, Magna Bank and Citizens Bank. More than 20 participating partners will be on hand, including the Memphis Area Legal Services, Black Business Association, United Housing Inc., Financial Counselors of America, the Shelby County Health Department, RISE, Seedco and the Memphis HUD office.
For more details, e-mail Ms. Lamb at email@example.com or visit www.memphisalumnaedst.org.