Community Resource Federal Credit Union, Latham, N.Y., held a bottle recycling drive throughout the local community to raise money for a donation to the Mohawk & Hudson River Humane Society, an organization that depends on bottle redemption for $48,000 of its operating income.
Genisys Credit Union, Auburn Hills, Mich., sponsored local community events in September, including the Shelby Township Movie Night and the Shelby Township Art Fair. Genisys brought face painters to the movie night event, where "Shrek the Third" was shown on the big screen under the stars. At the art fair event, Genisys sponsored the Kid's Corner, where children had the opportunity to make arts and crafts.
Diamond Credit Union, Pottstown, Pa., participated in the United Way's Day of Caring on Sept. 15, 2010. A team of ten Diamond volunteers spent the day at the Berks County Intermediate Unit assisting with the "Stuff the Bus" program, which asks local businesses and residents to donate school supplies for students in need. On the Day of Caring, volunteers unloaded these supplies, sorted them and began distributing them to local schools and organizations.
Genisys Credit Union, Auburn Hills, Mich., was a proud sponsor of Barn Daze on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2010 in Lake Orion. The event, hosted by Orion Township Parks and Recreation, attracted several hundred people and included a Chamber Chili Challenge, hay wagon rides, inflatables, 4H petting farm, face painting, pony rides, hay maze, children's games, demonstrations, a photo booth and more. A team of Genisys employees, including Sara Humphreys and Elizabeth Meyer, participated in the Chamber Chili Challenge and took first place with their chili in three of the four categories.