• Reality Store- Meridian JR & SR High

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    Name: Reality Store- Meridian JR & SR High
    Date: December 14, 2017
    Event Description:

    What is “The Reality Store”?

    The Reality Store is a “packaged” program that helps
    students think about their future in terms of the financial resources they will
    need to support their desired lifestyle. Students are given a simulated
    checkbook, with a full month’s salary for their chosen career, and then must
    visit various stations, paying the same types of bills that we all pay on a
    monthly basis: taxes, housing, transportation, child care, grocery, etc.
    Students will discover whether or not their chosen occupation will support their
    desired lifestyle, and, at the end of the simulation, will visit with a
    professional to determine what changes they could have implemented to ensure a
    more positive financial outcome.

    What do you need volunteers to do?

    We need volunteers from the business community to staff the
    various stations in morning shifts and afternoon shifts.  Staffing a station
    means working one-on-one with the students to help them decide
    between different purchasing options.  All information is provided to volunteers
    ahead of time; you don't need to develop or plan anything! 

    Meridian JR & SR High School Volunteer Tentative Shift Time:

    Morning Shift: 7:20a.m. to 11:00a.m.

    Afternoon Shift: 11:15a.m. to 3:30p.m.


    If you are interested in volunteering or learning more about the volunteer opportunity, please email Emily Lyons at elyons@macc.org

    Meridian Early College High School
    3303 N Meridian Rd
    Sanford, MI 48657
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, December 14, 2017
    Contact Information:
    Emily Lyons
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