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Message From Chris Peterson

🚀 Calling All Visionaries: Be Part of the Penny Forward Summit this September!

Time is running out, and I wanted to remind you that you’re invited to register for and participate in the Penny Forward Community Engagement Summit, a groundbreaking event designed to shape the future of our inclusive financial literacy education programs. Since its inception in 2021, Penny Forward has been dedicated to empowering the blind community with essential financial skills, and the response we’ve received has been nothing short of inspiring.

As the founder of Penny Forward, I am immensely proud of the progress we’ve made, thanks in no small part to the invaluable input from individuals like you. Now, we’re ready to take the next steps on our journey and expand our horizons even further. To achieve this, we are seeking the perspectives of blind people, their families, friends, and professionals who are instrumental in empowering them.


Why Your Participation Matters

Your insights and feedback are instrumental in helping us chart our path forward. We want to hear what’s working well, what could be improved, and your ideas on how we can enhance Penny Forward’s offerings to become the ultimate financial education resource for our community.


Event Details

  • Dates: September 13th, 20th, and 27th
  • Time: 7:30 PM ET, 6:30 PM CT, 5:30 PM MT, and 4:30 PM PT
  • Duration: Each evening session will last approximately one and a half hours
  • Location: Virtual event
  • Registration: To secure your spot and learn more about the summit’s agenda, please visit our registration page at https://www.pennyforward.com/summit/.


What to Expect

Over the course of three nights, we’ll delve into meaningful discussions, share insights, and explore innovative ideas. Together, we will shape the future direction of Penny Forward, ensuring that our programs align with the evolving needs of the blind community. This summit promises to be an interactive and engaging experience, one where your voice truly matters.

Your unique perspective is invaluable to us, and we sincerely hope you can join us for this exciting event. Let’s work together to build a brighter financial future for all.

Thank you for your ongoing support, and we look forward to your participation.


Chris Peterson

President and CEO, Penny Forward


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Please note: all times are listed in central time.


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Happy Monday,

Chris Peterson
President and CEO, Penny Forward
Blind People Building Bright Futures One Penny At A Time
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (888) 332-5558

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