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April 30, 2013

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NORMAN — Estate Planners Collegium

Cain & Cain, Estate Planners for Life, located at 1770 West Main Street, was represented at the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys' 51st Semi-Annual Collegium in Indianapolis. Marty Cain, Tamara Cain, and Mitch Janik attended advanced continuing legal education on a variety of estate planning subjects to better serve their existing and new clients.

Cain, Cain and Janik attended estate planning educational events on subjects including, Understanding Social Security Retirement Benefits, Elder Law, Veterans Administration Benefits, Integrating Business and Estate Planning, Intentionally Defective Grantor Trusts and the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012. 

Patriotic fundraiser

Rudy’s Country Store and Bar-B-Q will transform its iconic plastic cups into camouflage colors to promote its fundraising campaign for Homes for Our Troops, a national non-profit organization committed to building specially adapted homes for severely injured veterans. The camo-colored cups are available at participating Rudy’s locations while supplies last starting May 1t.

Guests who visit Rudy’s Bar-B-Q in May can donate a dollar to Homes for Our Troops and will be given a coupon for a free drink redeemable on their next visit.  

Lee Symcox appointed to Federal Reserve

Lee Symcox, president and CEO of First Fidelity Bank, was recently appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council. Lee is one of five members who were appointed in 2013. Twelve members make up the advisory council.

“This appointment is an honor for me and First Fidelity Bank,” Symcox said. “It allows Oklahomans to have direct input into the Fed and the monetary policy decisions of the reserve.”

The Kansas City Federal Reserve makes up part of the central bank of the United States. The Federal Reserve is made up of the Board of Governors in Washington D.C. and 12 regional Reserve Banks. The CDIAC was established in 2011 and provides input to the Fed and its senior management on the economy, lending conditions and other issues. Members on the advisory council represent banks, thrift institutions and credit unions, and provide diverse views from community institutions across the 10th Federal Reserve District.

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