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Westerly Community Credit Union recently donated $40,000 to The Chorus of Westerly for a major Chorus of Westerly technology infrastructure project. This donation (allocated as $10,000/year for 4 years) will help fund the Standing Room Only program. This program will help The Chorus of Westerly improve & upgrade its systems into one solid, secure program to handle all their fundraising, e-marketing, and box office needs.
“Standing Room Only is a smart, centralized, cloud-based program that will keep all our data in one place, provide us with the analytics that we need for philanthropic work and marketing work, and is user friendly for both our staff/volunteers and our customers/donors. It will virtually eliminate donor and ticketing tracking deficiencies in our operation and should grow our web-based ticket purchasing and donations significantly over time." stated Ryan Saunders, Executive Director of The Chorus of Westerly. "It represents to us the perfect fit for our critical needs and we can’t thank Westerly Community Credit Union enough for their generous donation."
“Westerly Community Credit Union is greatly supportive of Chorus of Westerly,” stated Stephen White, President/CEO of Westerly Community Credit Union. “We are very fortunate to have an organization of their caliber in our community. We appreciate them and are happy to help support them.”
If you would like to support The Chorus of Westerly through a personal or corporate donation, contact Ryan Saunders at 401 596.8663. You can also donate directly online at http://www.chorusofwesterly.org/#!donate-support/c1yi7.
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. They currently serve over 17,000 members with lending and deposit needs through their convenient locations in South Kingstown (South County Commons), Richmond, Westerly, and Newport (WCCU Mortgage office), as well as online via www.westerlyccu.com. Membership is open to all who reside or work in Rhode Island and New London County, CT. Recently, the Westerly Community Credit Union was awarded 1st place as the fastest-growing and most innovative company in the State of RI by the Providence Business News.
About The Chorus of Westerly:
Since 1959, the Chorus of Westerly (a not-for-profit performing arts organization) has offered New England music and arts programming of the very highest level of quality and excellence. In its 57 years, the Chorus has presented more than 550 performances to over 1.6 million people. The Chorus has performed over 90 major choral works always with fully professional orchestras and soloists, presented 12 major American premieres; toured internationally four times, singing in such venues as Smetana Hall, Westminster Abbey and St. Peter’s Basilica, and received countless awards and recognition for its work. It has established regional traditions including Summer Pops and A Celebration of Twelfth Night. The Chorus of Westerly is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit performing arts organization.