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Employees with the $187.3 million, Fremont, Mich.-based Gerber Federal Credit Union recently presented a check for $12,726.30 to Michigan’s Newaygo County community as a result of the credit union’s annual United Way Employee Campaign for fiscal year 2020-21. The money raised will help fund 17 Newaygo County programs affecting all age groups, particularly this year’s Imagination Library, which offers books monthly to babies and children up to age five. Pictured from left to right are Marielle Richie, Gerber FCU education coordinator; Martha Gabrielse, United Way campaign chairperson; Lori Little, Gerber FCU vice president – operations; James Rynberg, director, United Way Newaygo County; and John Buckley, Gerber FCU president/CEO.

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Natasha Chilingerian

Natasha Chilingerian has worked in the credit union space for over a decade. She joined CU Times as managing editor in 2015 and was promoted to executive editor in 2019. Before that, she served as a communications specialist for Xceed Financial Credit Union (now Kinecta Federal Credit Union) in Los Angeles from 2013-2015, and as a CU Times freelancer from 2011-2013. She has been a professional writer and editor for more than 17 years, specializing in news and lifestyle journalism as well as marketing copywriting for companies in the finance and technology space.

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