The City of Lake Charles has announced the dates for the April Teen Connection sessions for local teenagers, ages 13 to 18, on Thursday, April 4, and Thursday, April 18, from 5 pm – 6 pm,at the Cpl Donald Ray Stevens Center, formerly Goosport Recreation, located at 1619 Cessford St.

Thursday, April 4: Representatives from Wells Fargo will present Money Basics for Teens. Making sound financial decisions from day one is an important step for teens on the path to adulthood. This informative session about the many things teens need to know when entering the financial world for the first time is one of our most popular.

Thursday, April 18: Teen Connection will take a closer look at How to Establish Credit. A good credit store is an important part of building a solid financial foundation. Learning proper money management, including how to responsibly use credit is an important skill for young adults approaching adulthood. This Teen Connection will focus on how teens can go about establishing and responsibly using credit.

"Teen Connection” is designed to help teenagers learn job skills, college prep, social media, interview skills, and ACT prep among others. The classes are instructed by educators, government officials, and business leaders in the community.

Contact Katie Harrington at 491.9176 for more information.