X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
CUs for Kids Wine Auction CUs for Kids Wine Auction

From left to right, John Cassidy, president/CEO of Sierra Central Credit Union ($1.3 billion, Yuba City, Calif.), CO-OP Financial Services President/CEO Todd Clark and CU Direct President/CEO Tony Boutelle show off their Gaelic wear during the 16th annual California and Nevada Credit Unions for Kids Wine Auction. The wine auction took place as a virtual, interactive event on March 12 and raised $1.17 million for 11 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) in the two states, marking the seventh consecutive year the event has raised more than $1 million.

Hudson Kent Hudson Kent

Themed “Gala Caisleán [Castle in Gaelic],” the event was supported by 57 credit unions, business partners and hospitals, and gave attendees the opportunity to bid on more than 650 packages that included bottles of fine wine and whiskey, travel getaways, sports events and concerts. The event’s special guest was 11-year old CMNH Miracle Child Hudson Kent, who was diagnosed with kidney cancer at the age of 15 months in March 2011. He underwent four surgeries and six months of chemotherapy before the age of three at Children’s Hospital Orange County and has now been cancer-free for eight years.

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?

Natasha Chilingerian

Natasha has served as an editor for CU Times since March 2015. She also served as a communications specialist for Xceed Financial Credit Union (now Kinecta FCU) in Los Angeles from 2013-2015, and as a CU Times freelancer from 2011-2013. She has been a professional writer for more than 16 years, specializing in news and lifestyle journalism as well as marketing copywriting for companies in the finance and technology space.

More from this author

 

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

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.