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.