02/11/11 Beacon Credit Union presented a generous check in the amount of $2,220.20 to the United Way of Marshall County, fulfilling their corporate pledge for the 2010 campaign. Having just opened a new local branch last fall, this was the first employee campaign by Beacon Credit Union for the United Way of Marshall County. It was an outstanding success that resulted in 100% employee participation! Adding to the success was Beacon’s corporate contribution, which was instrumental in helping the United Way of Marshall County reach its ambitious campaign goal.
ABOUT BEACON CREDIT UNION
Beacon Credit Union was founded in 1931 by a coalition of 75 people who believed that area farmers deserved to have a financial resource to meet their needs. Their simple vision was to provide savings and dependable loan programs, particularly to farmers. Over the past 80 years, Beacon has continued the vision set by its founders to provide financial services and meet the needs of its local member-owners while expanding to include over 45,000 members in Indiana’s towns, cities, and rural areas. Beacon Credit Union is comprised of 20 branches and 228 employees and offers a variety of services including those for businesses and trusts, as well as savings and checking accounts, loans, insurance programs, investment opportunities, and Visa cards.
In addition to generating support for Marshall County, Beacon Credit Union supports the United Way in each of the communities they serve by matching dollar for dollar all employee donations.
ABOUT THE UNITED WAY OF MARSHALL COUNTY
The United Way of Marshall County is creating lasting changes by advancing the common good. The community organization invests in the building blocks for a good life: Education, Income and Health. In 2009 the United Way served over one of every three individuals in Marshall County! Our mission is to inspire our community to invest its time, talents and treasures to help our neighbors meet the most basic needs of education, health, & income by igniting the caring power of the human spirit.
“We invite you to be part of the change. Together, united, we can inspire hope and create opportunities for a better tomorrow. When we reach out a hand to one, we influence the condition of all. That’s what it means to Live United,” Maddox said.
For more information contact Jennifer S. Maddox, Executive Director, United Way of Marshall County at (574) 936-3366 or visit our web site at http://www.marshallcountyuw.org/.
Photo: Back Row (l-r): Dean Dolph; Neil Hunter; and Rod Eveland Front Row (l-r): Heather King; Meredith Compton; Tasha Schwenk; Branch Manager and 2010 United Way Campaign Chair Melissa Owen; United Way Executive Director Jennifer Maddox; Jill Stuart; and Amy Workman