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Ohio Wesleyan Economists, Delaware Bankers Discuss U.S. Financial Crisis
Oct. 21 Panel Discussion to Address ‘Causes, Effects, and Potential Solutions’

October 16, 2008

DELAWARE, OHIO – Financial experts from Ohio Wesleyan University and commercial lending banks throughout Delaware County will discuss “Understanding the Financial Crisis: Its Causes, Effects, and Potential Solutions” during a free panel discussion at 6 p.m. Oct. 21 on the Ohio Wesleyan campus.

The two-hour discussion will be held in the Benes Rooms inside Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave. The event is co-sponsored by Ohio Wesleyan’s Woltemade Center for Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship and the Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce.

Panel participants will include Ohio Wesleyan economics professors Dale Larson, Ph.D., and Barbara MacLeod, CFA, and a distinguished panel of representatives from commercial lending banks throughout Delaware County.

Advance registration is requested but not required by the Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce. For reservations, call the chamber at (740) 369-6221 or register online at www.delawareohiochamber.com.

Founded in 1907, the Delaware Area Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, member organization committed to providing projects and programs that benefit the business community and enhance the quality of life in the Delaware area.

Founded in 1985, Ohio Wesleyan’s Woltemade Center for Economics, Business, and Entrepreneurship helps students to integrate business theory and practice, and provides lectures and other resources to benefit the business community.

Ohio Wesleyan University is an undergraduate liberal arts college that transforms the lives of its students through a combination of rigorous academics, mentoring relationships, and real-world experiences. Featured in the book “Colleges That Change Lives,” the private university’s 1,850 students come from 47 states and 50 countries. Visit www.owu.edu for more information.