FARMINGTON — The Western Maine Creating Assets, Savings and Hope Coalition will sponsor Stretch-A-Dollar Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Mt. Blue Middle School.

The event will feature 15 workshops designed to help individuals and families stretch a dollar. Workshops range from Crash Course in Credit, Eating Well for Less and How to Pay for Education, to Pampering on a Penny, Riding the Economic Roller Coaster, and Extreme Couponing, among others. Area organizations, financial institutions and businesses will be throughout the day in the resource area.

This event is free and open to the public. Lunch is free and participants can win either $100 in gas, or $100 in groceries. Pre-registration is not required.

The event is sponsored by KeyBank Foundation, Annie E. Casey Foundation and Casey Family Services in partnership with UMF’s Partnerships for Success.

For more information, call the United Way of the Tri-Valley Area at 778-5048 or Women, Work & Community at 778-2757.

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