Churchbridge Credit Union hands out Community Investment Program grants

Churchbridge Credit Union celebrated “Community Appreciation Days” this week, with barbecues held at their branch there on Tuesday (21st), and on Wednesday (22nd) in Langenburg.

Vice-President of Deposit and Support Services, Connie Olm, says they had a great turnout, grilled up nearly 800 complimentary hot dogs, while raising $1,395 for the Shooting Star Preschool in Churchbridge, as well as $1,458.15 for the Langenburg Central School breakfast program.

As well, Churchbridge Credit Union presented a total of $10,010 in Community Investment Program grants to eight local community organizations:

$2,000 – Churchbridge Sports Park (to repair fencing)

$1,160 – Churchbridge Aquatic Centre (for new chairs and a Square terminal)

$1,000 – Churchbridge Curling Club

$1,000 – Bredenbury Fitness Centre (to upgrade equipment)

$500 – Bredenbury Walking Trails (for signage for the new development)

$2,500 – Langenburg Skating Arena (for ice plant repairs)

$1,500 – Langenburg & District Curling Club (for restroom upgrades)

$350 – Little Poppets Nursery School in Langenburg (for bookshelves)

The funding for the Community Investment Program grants, comes from the Churchbridge Credit Union’s annual pledge of up to 2.5% of their pre-tax profits to support community groups and organizations.

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