Federal Credit Union Helps Sept. 11 Relief Efforts
Plymouth, MI (Nov. 6, 2001)
Following the Sept. 11 tragedy, Community Federal
Credit Union provided account and wire services to the Plymouth
Community Firefighters who raised $45,000 for families of fire
fighters who lost their lives in New York. The credit union contributed
nearly $500 and placed a firemans boot in its Plymouth branch
to collect donations.
Community Federal is now providing
children in the communities it serves with pre-printed envelopes
to send donations to President Bushs Afghanistan Youth Relief
Fund. Credit Union President Roger Ballard says, "We feel
this is a simple way to support a worthwhile effort and encourage
our young members to get involved. These envelopes are available
at our branches and at the eight schools in which we have school
In another effort, credit union staff
wore jeans to contribute nearly $800 toward the Make A Difference
Day Scholarship Fund established for families of the tragedy.
The credit union matched these donations for a total contribution
Ballard added, "All of these
efforts help to serve as a demonstration of the credit union philosophy
and the spirit of our great nation."
With more than 33,000 members and
total assets exceeding $245 million, Community Federal Credit
Union is headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan. Its membership is
open to anyone who lives or works in the communities of Plymouth,
Canton, Northville and Novi, and in Otsego and Montmorency counties.
This year also marks Community Federal
Credit Unions 50th anniversary celebration.
For more information, visit the credit union web site at www.cfcu.org
or call (734) 453-1200
Community Federal Credit Union
Margaux & Associates, LLC