RBC recognizes BC students for using financial literacy skills to make a real difference in their community

Surrey class makes practical use of It All Adds Up, a unique financial literacy curriculum to support Vancouver shelter

VANCOUVER, Nov. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada's Financial Literacy Leader, Jane Rooney will join RBC, and students at Surrey's Clayton Heights Secondary School on November 18, 2015 in an interactive discussion about how they used It All Adds Up - a unique, curriculum resource provided by RBC and Free The Children - to deliver a lunch program for 500 people at a Vancouver area shelter last school year.

In honour of Financial Literacy Month, the students will share what they learned and how they used It All Adds Up to make a difference in their community. Jane Rooney, Canada's Financial Literacy Leader, Graham MacLachlan, RBC Regional President, and students will also discuss the practical importance of financial literacy and using financial management to bring a plan to life.

Participants will be available for interviews following the event. To arrange an interview, please contact Jeff Harrington at Weber Shandwick at 604 283 1362 or jharrington@webershandwick.com.

Location: Clayton Heights Secondary School
Address: 7003 188 St, Surrey, BC V3W 7J1
Date: November 18, 2015
Media Registration: 11:45 a.m.
Event Start: 12:00 p.m.


For further information:

Weber Shandwick: Jeff Harrington, 604-283-1362 or jharrington@webershandwick.com

RBC: Andrew Block, 416-974-7611 or andrew.block@rbc.com

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