Military Saves Quarterly Meeting

Our next Military Saves Quarterly Meeting: 

Date: Wednesday, 22 October 2014 from 1000-1300

Conference Call Number: (888) 346-3659, passcode: 776843

Location: Better Business Bureau Military Line, 3033 Wilson Blvd, Suite 600, Arlington VA 22201

DIRECTIONS: BBB is located by the Clarendon (Orange lines) Metro station

Many thanks to Brenda Linnington and BBB Military Line for hosting our meeting!

Military Saves' October 2014 presentation

 

Military Saves Quarterly Meeting Minutes, Washington DC

23 July 2014

16 April 2014

15 January 2014

 

 

 

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