Tuesday, June 11th WIFS members and guests were invited to tour the operations of the Jacksonville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. Our tour began with a presentation to learn the history of the Federal Reserve and how they interact with local banks, and monitor the demand for currency in the 11th district. We were then escorted by two armed guards to view the bank’s cash processing operations, where millions of dollars are counted, sorted and shredded! Pictures were prohibited during the tour but we did manage to capture a few shots!
The Atlanta Fed, along with the other 11 regional district banks, has three primary functions: assisting with monetary policy, operation of nationwide payment system, and administering bank supervision and regulation. Its job is to decide the interest rates, and the president meets with other bank presidents and board members. The bank’s board of directors makes recommendations on the levels of discount rates. Click here to learn more about the Federal Reserve: https://www.frbatlanta.org/about/fed-explained.aspx
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Tour The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Jacksonville Branch)
Tuesday, June 11th, 2019 1:30-3:00pm
800 Water Street Jacksonville, FL 32204
Tour starts at 130PM (Please arrive by 115PM for check in. You’ll need your government issued photo ID for entry. Please see attached map for directions/parking / details)
**Tour is approximately 75 minutes**
We will plan to grab a late lunch / early happy hour after the tour.
Best part?? Cost is FREE!!!
RSVP as we need to let them know how many we have. If you have a colleague, friend, or a woman leader that you’d like to invite, feel free. This is an educational opportunity and another way to network in a different environment.
Here’s a link if you want to learn more about the Federal Reserve before our trip: https://www.frbatlanta.org/about/fed-explained.aspx
The Northeast Florida Chapter of Women in Insurance & Financial Services invites you and your family to our 5th Annual Member Appreciation Holiday Event & Toy Drive. WIFS NEFL is once again teaming up with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. An official activity of the U.S. Marine Corps and an official mission of the Marine Corps Reserve, Marine Toys for Tots Foundation strives to help less fortunate children experience the joy of the holidays.
Tuesday, December 11th, 2018
Aardwolf Brewing Company
1461 Hendricks Ave, Jacksonville, Florida 32207
Business Casual / Holiday Party Attire
All are welcome!
Members’ admission is free, but please support the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation by bringing an unwrapped Toy for a Tot.
Adult Guests’ admission is $15.00 plus an unwrapped Toy for a Tot.
(No ticket required for children.)
For guest tickets, please click here.