Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Fundraising efforts are still underway for the retired teacher and former chairman of the $14 million Southshore CU of Cudahy who saw his home break up on national TV.

“We’ve raised about $1,200 to $1,300 for Tom and his wife, and we hope to collect a few more dollars since he lost everything and is living in a stranger’s condo,” said Chris Rosland, Southshore CEO, referring to Tom Pekar and his wife, who lost their home to the Midwest floods.

Last week Southshore posted a photo of the Pekar home on its Web site with an appeal for donations, noting that Pekar had served as a CU director for over 20 years. The couple “lost their home, land and most of their possessions in the Lake Delton flood,” according to the Web site.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to CUTimes.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited CUTimes.com content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical CUTimes.com information including comprehensive product and service provider listings via the Marketplace Directory, CU Careers, resources from industry leaders, webcasts, and breaking news, analysis and more with our informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and CU Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including Law.com and GlobeSt.com.

Already have an account?


Credit Union Times

Join Credit Union Times

Don’t miss crucial strategic and tactical information necessary to run your institution and better serve your members. Join Credit Union Times now!

  • Free unlimited access to Credit Union Times' trusted and independent team of experts for extensive industry news, conference coverage, people features, statistical analysis, and regulation and technology updates.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and Credit Union Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including TreasuryandRisk.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join Credit Union Times
Live Chat

Copyright © 2022 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.