Finance http://wemu.org en Workshops Promote Meaning over Consumerism in Holiday Celebrations http://wemu.org/post/workshops-promote-meaning-over-consumerism-holiday-celebrations <p>The University of Michigan Credit Union is hosting a couple of workshops designed to steer people towards a life of meaning rather than a life of consumption this holiday season. &nbsp;</p><p>Washtenaw County Treasurer Catherine McClary is a co-sponsor of the "Tis The Season to Hang Onto Reason" workshops. She says the program provides alternative ways to celebrate the upcoming holidays, not based on consumerism.&nbsp;<br /><br />The workshops are taught by Kathryn Greiner, Director of Education at the U-of-M Credit Union and a renowned speaker and budget guru.&nbsp;</p><p><strong><a href="http://www.umcu.org/ClassesEvents_48.html">The workshops are free of charge, but pre-registration &nbsp;is required.</a></strong></p><p>The first is scheduled for Saturday from 10 to 11:30 a.m.&nbsp; The second is Thursday, November 7th from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Both take place at the University of Michigan Credit Union.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 18:54:01 +0000 Bob Eccles 37149 at http://wemu.org Workshops Promote Meaning over Consumerism in Holiday Celebrations