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FALCONERS PRESENT FAMILY PHILANTHROPY DAY
Event Held in Cooperation with Greater Cincinnati Foundation

TRAVERSE CITY, MICH, SEPTEMBER 30, 2005 Ė Erik & Leslie Falconer, principals at The Falconer Group, served as featured presenters at the Second Annual Family Philanthropy Day last week. The event, held at the Cincinnati Zoo, was organized by the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Ohioís largest community foundation organization.

The Falconers presented interactive programming for adults and their children. The adults participated in an interactive workshop designed to help families write a family giving plan. The children took part in FLY (Financially Literate Youth), a fun, educational program designed to teach financial and character values. At the end of the day, the families reunited for a multi-generational conversation.

The Falconer Group specializes in working with families, family foundations, and individuals who desire to be intentional with their wealth. Its values-based approach optimizes a familyís resources in order to assist them in defining and supporting a family vision and typically involves multiple generations. Falconer Groupís services include financial planning, investment management, financial literacy programs, and philanthropic advising.

Founded in 1998, The Falconer Group is an independent family wealth advisory firm serving high net worth clients worldwide. The firm specializes in working with families and individuals who desire to be intentional with their wealth. Its values-based approach optimizes a familyís resources in order to assist them in defining and supporting a family vision and typically involves multiple generations. The firmís services include financial planning, investment management, financial literacy programs, and philanthropic advising. The Falconer Group was founded by Erik Falconer and his wife, Leslie. The firm is located in Traverse City, Mich. Families or individuals interested in arranging a private, complimentary consultation can call 231.946.5320.

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Luke Haase
231.932.0400
lhaase@intelligenceagency.com