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Thursday Round-Up: Marcus Trufant Participates In BECU’s Annual Day of Service

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Good morning, 12s.

Here’s a look at what’s ‘out there’ for today – Thursday, October 17 – about your Seattle Seahawks:

Trufant Talks Money Tips

Paying it forward.

That’s something that Seahawks Legends have continued to do for long after they step off the gridiron.

Seahawks Legend Marcus Trufant was doing just that on Monday during BECU’s annual day of service—paying it forward. Get it? There must be some kind of pun in there.

BECU held its annual day of service on October 14 in which nearly 2,200 BECU employees hosted financial reality fairs for nearly 10,000 students from 18 different high schools in the Puget Sound region and Spokane.

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Trufant took part in the financial fair hosted at Wilson High School in Tacoma, Washington, which also happens to be where he attended high school. The former Seahawks cornerback took the time to teach kids about ‘financial literacy,’ as he spoke to the group about the importance of financial educations. He shared lessons that he learned along the way that deal with finance and also touched on the importance of budgeting.

A description of the company-wide event on BECU’s website reads, “Our Annual Day of Service is an event where all BECU employees provide financial education to high school students. Teaching healthy financial habits to students before they embark on their adult lives helps teens develop awareness and make educated saving and spending decisions.”

Social Post Of The Day

Today’s ‘Social Post of the Day’ comes from NFL Films, as they share a stunning shot of Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson connecting with wide receiver Jaron Brown on a 17-yard touchdown pass to the corner of the end zone during the Seahawks' Week 6 win over the Cleveland Browns.

More From Around The Web

Seahawks defensive tackle Jarran Reed has returned to practice and is eligible to play in Week 7.

Seahawks.com’s John Boyle writes up an article featuring players and coaches’ thoughts on the return of Baltimore Ravens safety Earl Thomas.

Joe Fann from NBC Sports Northwest dives into how the Los Angeles Rams’ recent transactions could impact the Seahawks.

Adam Jude from The Seattle Times shares Coach Carroll’s thoughts on Earl Thomas’ return.

Gregg Bell at The Tacoma News Tribune reports on the team’s current injury status, as well as the return of S Earl Thomas.

Art Thiel from SportsPressNW also expands on Ravens safety Earl Thomas returning to CenturyLink Field.

Seahawks Legend Marcus Trufant participated in partner BECU’s Annual Day of Service event at Wilson High School in Tacoma, where he attended high school. As part of the event, nearly 2,200 BECU employees hosted financial reality fairs for nearly 10,000 students from 18 different high schools in the Puget Sound region and Spokane.

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