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volunteer of the year A commonly-used phrase in his native Jamaica, “try a ting” succinctly captures the spirit of John Richards, board director and former chairman of The Partnership Federal Credit Union.

“It’s a testament to the perseverance with which we charge ourselves in whatever we do in life,” CU Times’ 2016 Trailblazer Award winner for Volunteer of the Year said. “Try something, do something and keep at it until a roadblock worthy of slowing you down presents itself, then try something else.”

He’s no stranger to perseverance. After his parents immigrated to New York, a young Richards worked many jobs – including sweeping floors, being a cabbie and selling real estate – until, to his father’s relief, he found he really enjoyed attending university classes and discovered his niche in law.

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