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Contact: Blair Stephenson
(864) 331-1304


CDS Presents the Summer Financial Literacy Series

This summer, the Center for Developmental Services (CDS) will be hosting a free 7-week financial literacy course for our staff, families, and friends. Beginning June 24th and continuing every Friday through August 5th, a variety of financial topics will be covered. Each session will last from 4pm-5pm, and childcare will be provided.

Topics to be covered include 401(k) and Retirement Planning, Personal Banking, Managing Debt, Estate Planning, and Family Budgeting in addition to other financial subjects. This series will feature guest speakers from local businesses, including representatives from South State Bank, SANDLAPPER Securities, and Northwestern Mutual.

For the family who attends the most classes in this series, Don Clardy with Northwestern Mutual has donated a iPad to be given away.

The seminar will be held in the 2nd floor conference room at CDS in downtown Greenville. For more information or to sign up, please visit our website at  Seating is limited.  If you have any questions, please contact Dana McConnell at (864) 331-1307 or at


About CDS
CDS is the largest multi-disciplinary treatment facility in the Upstate for children with disabilities and developmental delays. In one location, children receive services in therapy, diagnosis, school placement, day care needs for the medically fragile, and a family support network. The partnership is comprised of Clarity; Family Connection of SC; the Preschool Special Education Program of Greenville County Schools; KidVentures of Thrive Upstate (formerly the Greenville County Disabilities and Special Needs Board); and four programs of the Greenville Health System: Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Kidnetics, The Wonder Center, and Prosthetics and Orthotics. CDS and its partners serve over 6,000 children and their families each year on property donated by the First Presbyterian Church at 29 North Academy Street in Greenville. For more information about CDS or its partners, visit