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SAN FRANCISCO, Sep 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- As part of its mission to foster financial literacy as the underpinning of financial well-being, Charles Schwab Foundation has announced the 2010 winners of the Innovation Awards. The annual awards recognize unique and enterprising techniques for delivering the Money Matters: Make It Count curriculum, a Charles Schwab Foundation-funded financial education program taught in Boys & Girls Clubs around the country. One Boys & Girls Club was selected from each of the country's five geographic regions for pioneering techniques that make learning about money management compelling and meaningful to today's youth. The winners, which each receive a $3,000 grant, are:

-- Boys & Girls Club of Palm Beach County (Florida),

-- Fort Hood Child & Youth Services (Texas),

-- Waterville Area Boys & Girls Clubs (Maine),

-- Boys & Girls Club of Oshkosh (Wisconsin), and

-- Boys & Girls Clubs of Fresno County (California).

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