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September 5, 2013                                                                                                                                                                                                

 FIRST CHOICE EMERGENCY ROOM SPONSORS FINANCIAL EDUCATION FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS IN HOUSTON

 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – First Choice Emergency Room is sponsoring Dave Ramsey’s Foundations in Personal Finance curriculum at several schools in the Houston area. Foundations in Personal Finance is the premier curriculum for teaching financial literacy to students using interactive learning.  

Ramsey developed Foundations in Personal Finance to teach students sound financial principles so they can avoid financial difficulties as they become adults. The lessons are taught in an entertaining, passionate, and easy-to-understand style to help students learn the financial lessons their parents have learned the hard way. Each interactive lesson is taught by Ramsey through age-specific questions. The curriculum is aligned with Texas’ state standards with an emphasis on 21st Century Learning Skills like critical thinking, analyzing information, problem solving, and applying knowledge to new situations. Foundations in Personal Finance is being taught in more than 10,000 schools and educational institutions nationwide.

“First Choice Emergency Room is dedicated to the communities we serve,” said Thomas S. Hall, President and CEO of First Choice Emergency Room. “We are pleased to be supporting an initiative like Dave Ramsey’s Foundations in Personal Finance curriculum that teaches financial principals to youth at our neighborhood schools.”

About First Choice Emergency Room

First Choice Emergency Room (FCER.com) is the nation’s leading freestanding emergency room system; it is both largest and the oldest. First Choice Emergency Room is revolutionizing the delivery of emergency medical services for adult and pediatric emergencies, both major and minor. Employees voted First Choice Emergency Room as one of the 2013 Best Companies to Work for in Texas. All First Choice Emergency Room locations are exclusively staffed with board-certified emergency physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. First Choice ER has nine locations in the Houston area, five in the Dallas/Ft Worth area, two in the Austin area and one in Colorado Springs. According to patient feedback collected by Press Ganey, FCER provides the highest quality emergency medical care—topping all hospital and other freestanding ER providers in its region and ranking in the top 1 percentile of patient care nationally. 

About Dave Ramsey

America’s trusted voice on money and business, Dave Ramsey is a personal money-management expert and extremely popular national radio personality. Four of his New York Times best-selling books –Financial Peace, More Than Enough, The Total Money Makeover and EntreLeadership – have sold more than 7 million copies combined. “The Dave Ramsey Show” can be heard by 6 million listeners each week on more than 500 radio stations as well as The Dave Ramsey Channel on iHeartRadio. More than 2  million families have attended FPU classes at their workplace, church, military base, local nonprofit organization, community group or Spanish speaking organization.

 

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Jamie Moorer

Foundations in Personal Finance

615.515.3223, x5572

jamie.moorer@daveramsey.com

 

Claire Gibson

First Choice Emergency Room

972.899.6103

Claire.gibson@fcer.com