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Step Up Savannah earns national recognition

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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Step Up Savannah is in the national spotlight for the organizations hard work with the Consumer Credit Counseling Service of the Savannah area in the field of financial educations.

Step Up Savannah will be acknowledged and presented a $10,000 check from the Corporation for Enterprise Development at the 2014 Assets Learning Conference on September 18th in Washington, D.C.

Step Up Savannah and CCCS have created an array of services that employees can access at work through financial education classes.

On-site financial counseling is offered through these organizations collaborating. This recognition comes after Step Up Savannah's asset building director, Robyn Wainner, submitted the program to the "Platforms of Prosperity Contest."

Step Up Savannah plans to share their 10,000 dollar prize with its partner CCCS.

The two groups plan to challenge employers and local financial institutions to take the next step in creating a low interest employer based loans that allows employees in need to access emergency funds safely without turning to high interest financial products.

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