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LUM Asset Building—Financial Workshops


About a dozen individuals attended the LUM Asset Building Workshop Series, a weekly program which focused on teaching financial skills and strategies. Eight participants received a certificate of completion for attending four out of five of the sessions.

The Asset Building topics included Banking Basics, Paying for College, Personal Budgeting, First Home Buying and Investment Opportunities. Each week featured a local expert including representatives from Admissions at Ivy Tech Community College, 1st Source Bank, Centier Community Bank, and Coldwell Banker Shook.

The LUM Asset Building classes were organized by LUM intern, Samantha Habbinga.

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Meet the LUM Summer Intern—Samantha

Meet Samantha Habbinga — the second LUM Summer Intern.

S2016-06-07 Habbinga_Samantha 001 (2) (1280x895)he grew up in Lafayette and graduated from Jefferson High School. Samantha now lives in New Richmond with her husband, Jeremey, and their 3-year-old daughter, Kodie.

She earned a BA in secondary English education and  a BS in psychology from Purdue University, West Lafayette. Samantha is currently working on her Master of Social Work at the Indiana University School of Social Work, Indianapolis — anticipated graduation this December.

At LUM, she will be working with a few different programs including the Good Samaritan Program, LUM Camp, Shelter Intake & the 5th Quarter Summer Learning Program.

After graduation, Samantha hopes to use her education & experience to be a licensed “play therapist” in private practice. LUM is fortunate to have her join our team this summer.