Alpha Kappa Alpha to present second workshop on economic security


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. – Delta Omega Omega Chapter will present a second workshop designed to promote financial fitness among Jefferson County residents.

This second workshop, Assets Protection and Estate Planning, is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the S.A. Haley Auditorium of the S. J. Parker Cooperative Extension Building, located at the corner of Oliver Road and L.A. “Prexy” Davis Drive on the campus of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

The workshop will be presented by Lester Matlock of Matlock and Associates of Little Rock. Matlock is a certified financial planner with Ameriprise Financial Services. The workshop will be beneficial to individuals and families who are planning for retirement, already retired and want to protect their retirement savings, and people who manage the assets of others.

Economic security is one of six major program initiatives of the international sorority. The first workshop, held March 17, in collaboration with the Jefferson County Cooperative Service, was titled Navigating the Financial Journey and focused of budgeting, basic money management and protection from consumer fraud and identity theft.

The public is invited to participate in this opportunity to learn the importance of assets protection and estate planning.

Earsline Turner is chair of the Delta Omega Omega Initiative 4 Program Committee. Committee members are Eula Liddell, Carolyn Blakely, Shirley Denny and Jacquelyn McCray. Terry Jackson is vice president and program chair for the chapter, and Cynthia Bennett is president.