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Gail Perry-Mason's Money Matters for Youth Organization Hosted First Annual Money Crawl Fundraiser
Financial guru, Gail Perry-Mason, is a well-sought speaker, best selling author and director of investments for Oppenheimer & Co with an extremely busy schedule and an equally busy agenda for empowering youth through financial literacy. For 18 years Gail has given up her summer vacation to host the Money Matters for Youth Camp. During the camp attendees ages 8-18 learn financial literacy from balancing a check book to operating a small business.
On Friday, March 14th, Money Matters for Youth organization hosted its first annual Money Crawl, a fundraiser to raise funds for scholarships. The Money Crawl was a success as Metropolitan Detroiters gathered in Downtown Detroit for an evening of fun which included meeting at Detroit Pub Greektown for registration, networking and appetizers.The group rode the Detroit People Mover to the Rub BBQ Pub where they enjoyed games, food and fun, and finished the night dancing and singing at Mo Better Blues. Attendees won prizes, networked and had a grand time for a great cause.
"It was great and everyone enjoyed had a good time, we look forward to a different fundraiser planned for each month," says executive director Erica Uzzle. The event coordinator , Porsha Mitchell of The Experience Management Group had the logistics of the night down to a science making it a smooth and fun transition from venue to venue.
Gail Perry-Mason is known across the country but home is where her heart is. She is a Detroiter with a purpose and she puts empowering youth through financial literacy on the top of her agenda.