Forward Madison FC, in partnership with Centro Hispano and TruStage, to launch first-ever Football and Finance Fair July 14


    TruStage, an insurance, investment and technology provider, announced it has partnered with Forward Madison FC and Centro Hispano for the first-ever Football and Finance Fair on Sunday, July 14 at 2 p.m. 

    “We are excited to partner with TruStage and Centro Hispano for this event,” says Joan Chavez, Forward Madison director of Latino outreach, in a press release. “Forward Madison has been a proud ally of Centro Hispano’s dedication to serving the Latino community in the Greater Madison area since our inception. We recognize the importance of financial literacy and are honored to partner with Centro and TruStage to share this valuable life skill with our community. We recognize the great value that Centro Hispano provides for our community and encourage our fans and fellow Madisonians to take advantage of their wide array of events, workshops, and resources.”

    The Football and Finance Fair will have activities for adults and kids, including opportunities to meet Flamingo players and interact with financial experts from multiple, local organizations like Summit Credit Union, UW Credit Union and UW Extension who can answer financial questions. The first 50 people in the door will also receive a free Forward Madison FC training shirt.

    This year’s Football and Finance Fair will also feature interactive booths from the previously mentioned financial organizations, tours of the new Centro Hispano facility, local food vendors, a chance for kids to make their own piggy bank and soccer stations hosted by Forward Madison FC. 

    “As a company, TruStage is committed to addressing and working toward the elimination of socioeconomic and racial disparities that exist in our communities,” says Angela Russell, TruStage Chief Diversity Officer and Foundation board president. “Education, and in particular, financial education is critical to help people achieve brighter financial futures. We’re really hoping folks will come out for the family fun activities and leave feeling a bit more confident about reaching their financial goals.” 

    This event is open to the public and free to attend.