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WCCU Donates $6,000 to the Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England

Westerly Community Credit Union recently donated $6,000 to the Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England capitol campaign to benefit the Girl Leadership Experience Center. 

The Girl Leadership Experience Center is a 10,000 square foot space dedicated to delivering innovative new programs solely for girls and is located at the Council Headquarters in Warwick. Programming will be offered in six key areas: Making A Difference; Life Skills; Travel/Adventure; Camping/Outdoor Skills; Global Citizenship; and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Math).

“Our vision for the new GSSNE Center is a girl-hub of creativity, connectivity, exploration, and inspiration, brimming with energy and exchange," stated Lisa M. DeCubellis, Board Chair of the Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England. "The Center will be a safe, accessible, and fun place where ALL girls can come to discover and celebrate the greatness in themselves, others, and the world around them."

 “Westerly Community Credit Union is greatly supportive of the Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England’s initiative to create a Girl Leadership Experience Center,” stated Stephen White, President/CEO of Westerly Community Credit Union.  “We are very fortunate to have a program of this quality available for girls in our community.”

If you would like to support the Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England’s Girl Leadership Experience Center through a personal or corporate donation, contact our Fund Development Department at 401-331-4500: Ginger Lallo x1310, glallo@gssne.org, or Jill Martens x1304, jmartens@gssne.org. You can also donate directly online at http://gssne.org/donors_SupportOurGirls.html  

About Westerly Community Credit Union:
Established in 1948, Westerly Community Credit Union is a local, full–service financial institution, focused not on profits, but on helping its’ members achieve financial success. Westerly Community Credit Union can help with all your lending and deposit needs with (4) convenient locations: South Kingstown (South County Commons), Richmond, and Westerly, as well as online via www.westerlyccu.com. Membership is opened to all who reside or work in Rhode Island and New London County CT.

About the Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England:
Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England is one of 112 Girl Scout councils in the United States. Their mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. Our council includes girls from all over Rhode Island; from Pawcatuck, Connecticut; and from 13 communities in southeastern MA: Bellingham, Blackstone, Attleboro, Fall River, North Attleboro, Plainville, Somerset, Swansea, Westport, Wrentham, Millville, Rehoboth and Seekonk. 
In 2014, Girl Scouts of Southeastern New England served 7,700 girls in grades K-12 in partnership with 2,600 adult volunteers.  Girl Scouts of the USA is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.

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