Mayor Larry P. Langford Challenges Citizens of Birmingham to Save Local Colleges and Universities Compete To Raise Scholarship Dollars

Free Event - Open to the Public Linn Park Tue., April 22, 11:00 a.m. to

1:00 p.m.



    BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On Tues., April
 22, Mayor Larry P. Langford will appear at Linn Park to encourage the
 residents of "The Magic City" to start saving.
 
     To emphasize the event's focus on financial education, leaders from
 Birmingham-Southern College, Miles College, Samford University, and the
 University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) will compete in a charity grab
 for scholarships. The college and university leaders will go head-to-head
 in a glass "money machine" to grab flying dollars for their school's
 scholarship funds.
 
     The free public event at Linn Park, designed to encourage Americans to
 start saving, is a sneak peak at the Way2Save Challenge, which features a
 consumer contest and educational activities to help consumers learn ways to
 save.
 
     Proceeds from the charity event will benefit the scholarship programs
 at Birmingham-Southern College, Miles College, Samford University, and the
 University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).
 
 
The next Way2Save Challenge Tour will be at the Talladega Superspeedway on April 26 and April 27. Over two days, individuals can take the high-speed challenge of grabbing flying dollars for a chance to win $2,000 -- fans can take the Way2Save Challenge before the Aaron's 312 NASCAR Nationwide Series Race on April 26 and before the Aaron's 499 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race on April 27. Who: Mayor Larry P. Langford College and University Leaders from: Birmingham-Southern College, Miles College, Samford University, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) What: College and University Leaders Compete For Scholarship Funds in Money Grab Charity Competition Will Raise $8,000 for Scholarships When: Tue., April 22 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Free Event, Open to Public 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - WBHK 98.7 Kiss-FM radio station appearance 12:00 noon - 12:30 p.m. - Charity grab between leaders from Birmingham-Southern College, Miles College, Samford University, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Where: Linn Park 710 20th Street North Birmingham, AL 35203 Photo Ops: Mayor Larry P. Langford and leaders from Birmingham-Southern College, Miles College, Samford University, and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) competition to raise money for university scholarships, glass money truck. Next Event Talladega Superspeedway Free Event - Open to the Public
Sat., April 26, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Sun., April 27, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. What: Way2Save Challenge Tour Event When: Sat., April 26 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Free Event, Open to Public 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - WZZK-FM radio station appearance Sun., April 27 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Free Event, Open to the Public Where: Talladega Superspeedway 33 66 Speedway Boulevard Lincoln, Alabama 35096 Photo Ops: Contestants compete to grab flying dollars in the world's largest money machine that stands 3-stories high. No purchase necessary. Must be legal resident of 50 United States and District of Columbia 18+ years. Ends 5/10/08. Void where prohibited. For Official Rules visit www.wachovia.com/way2savetour. Wachovia Bank, N.A. and Wachovia Bank of Delaware are Members FDIC. Wachovia Corporation (NYSE: WB) is one of the nation's largest diversified financial services companies, with assets of $808.9 billion and market capitalization of $53.8 billion at March 31, 2008. Wachovia provides a broad range of retail banking and brokerage, asset and wealth management, and corporate and investment banking products and services to customers through 3,300 retail financial centers in 21 states from Connecticut to Florida and west to Texas and California, and nationwide retail brokerage, mortgage lending and auto finance businesses. Globally, clients are served in selected corporate and institutional sectors and through more than 40 international offices. Our retail brokerage operations under the Wachovia Securities brand name manage more than $1.1 trillion in client assets through 18,600 registered representatives in 1,500 offices nationwide. Online banking is available at wachovia.com; online brokerage products and services at wachoviasec.com; and investment products and services at evergreeninvestments.com.

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