State Senator Scott Oelslager (R–North Canton) today announced that the Office of the Ohio Treasurer is partnering with United Way of Greater Stark County and the Stark County Veteran Service Commission for an upcoming veteran workshop in Canton, Ohio. 
The Veterans Smart Money Choices Workshop, which is free of charge, will provide veterans with financial literacy and credit management skills, as well as the ability to meet with various agencies that provide assistance to veterans.
“I certainly believe it is important to support our veterans when they return home and transition into civilian life,” said Oelslager.  “We are very grateful for their service, and these free courses offered by the Treasurer’s office are one example of how Ohio gives back to our servicemen and women.  My office is always happy to help connect veterans with programs like these.”
The free courses provided are:

  • Local Benefits for Veterans
  • Financial Assistance for Veterans
  • Budgeting
  • Credit and Debt Management
  • Investments
  • Identity Theft and Fraud Prevention
  • Retirement and Estate Planning
  • Social Security

This workshop will be held on Thursday, October 9, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at United Way of Greater Stark County, 401 Market Avenue North, Suite 300, Canton, Ohio 44702.  All veterans, service members and families are encouraged to attend.
To register, please call the office of Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel at (614) 466-7489 or email your name and phone number to

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