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Reality Store Simulation Game - Durham

  • 13 Feb 2015
  • 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Shepard Middle School

BPW/Raleigh is proud to sponsor Reality StoreSM, a curriculum for middle school students.  Offered in a game format, students learn the “reality” of a monthly family budget and the value of making appropriate choices in planning for career, family and their education.

Mary Kim would love to have your expertise and experience at BPW's upcoming Reality Store event.  Please email her at

This year we are presenting Reality Store at Shepard Middle School in Durham on February 13, 2015.

Realty Store is a simulation game in which students identify their career interests, research a specific career, and receive a mock checkbook with the monthly income entered for the specific career. Students then visit booths manned by community members at which they pay their monthly bills. Click here for more.

How it works: 2 volunteers are assigned at each of 10 stations. Their job is to guide students in making choices and helping them to make adjustments to their check register.  Prior experience with Reality Store is not necessary.  It is an easy job and so rewarding.

If you are signed up to volunteer look here for directions to the school: 

Shepard Middle School

      |      Mailing address: PO Box 1794, Cary, NC  27512

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