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September 4, 2009

The Richmond Fed and UNC Charlotte present "Moving Forward in the New Economy"

Charlotte, N.C.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and The Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte will host a panel discussion, "Moving Forward in the New Economy." The program will take place Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at UNC Charlotte's Harris Alumni Center.

"We have created a program that will help people better understand current and future economic conditions that impact their daily lives," said Kimberly Zeuli, the Richmond Fed's Community Affairs Officer and program speaker. "It will be a lively event with plenty of time for discussion."

The program is part of a series organized and presented by the Richmond Fed in collaboration with universities and other organizations. Discussion topics include an update on mortgage foreclosure activity, the regional economy and consumer issues, as well as perspectives on the future of the financial services industry.

Richmond Fed speakers also include Matt Martin, senior vice president and branch executive for Charlotte, and Joan Garton, assistant vice president of supervision and regulation. Belk College's featured speakers include Dean Joseph B. Mazzola; economist John Connaughton; and finance professor Judson Russell, who will discuss the changing landscape of financial services.

Online registration is available. Belk University media contact: Sasha Trosch, 704.975.7173.

With more than 24,000 students, UNC Charlotte is the fourth largest campus among the 17 institutions of the University of North Carolina system.

The Richmond Fed serves the Fifth Federal Reserve District, which includes the District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and most of West Virginia. As part of the nation's central bank, we're one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that work together with the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors to strengthen the economy and our communities. We manage the nation's money supply to keep inflation low and help the economy grow. We also supervise and regulate financial institutions to help safeguard our nation's financial system and protect the integrity and efficiency of our payments system.


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