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Release: Feb. 4, 2003

WRAC To Sponsor Workshop On Home Buying

The Women's Resource and Action Center along with the Iowa Women's Foundation and the Iowa City Public Library will continue the 2002-2003 Women and Money workshop series with a workshop on home buying from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20 in Meeting Room A of the Iowa City Public Library.

Peggy Doerge of Iowa State Bank & Trust Company and Kim Ryan of Lepic-Kroeger Realtors will lead a discussion about purchasing a home. The presenters will offer inside information from the perspective of lending institutions and realty firms. They will provide practical resources to assist participants in making informed
decisions about buying a house.

Although the workshops in this series are developed for women, everyone is welcome to attend. The workshops in this series are designed for participants of all income levels and financial goals. Seating and materials for workshops may be limited, so pre-registration is strongly encouraged.

The next workshop in the Women and Money series will be "Saving and Investing on a Shoestring," on Thursday, March 13. To register for any workshop in the series or for more information, contact the Iowa Women's Foundation at 319-337-4222.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500. Writer: Linda Kroon

CONTACT(S): MEDIA CONTACT: Stephen Pradarelli, 319-384-0007, stephen-pradarelli@uiowa.edu. PROGRAM CONTACT: Linda Kroon, 319-335-1486, linda-kroon@uiowa.edu