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Westerly Community Credit Union Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Special Olympics Rhode Island

Westerly Community Credit Union helped celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Special Olympics Rhode Island by hosting a 50 Year Celebration Banner signed by the Special Olympics athletes. The banner has traveled throughout Rhode Island to various credit unions representing the contributions they made as part of the Cooperative Credit Union Association (CCUA). To date, the CCUA has raised over $1 Million dollars and has been a major sponsor for over 18 years!

In addition to donations through CCUA, Westerly Community Credit Union participated in Special Olympics of Rhode Island Bowling, State Summer Games, Candy Sales and Dress Down Days to help raise additional funds.

“Westerly Community Credit Union is greatly supportive of Special Olympics Rhode Island,” stated Steve White, President/CEO of Westerly Community Credit Union. “We are proud to support this movement that focuses on health, education and programming encouraging all in our community to lead happy, healthy and fulfilling lives.”

Rhode Island currently has over 4,000 Special Olympics athletes that participate in more than 1,600 training and athletic competition opportunities in 21 different sports. For more information on the Special Olympics Rhode Island and their 50th Anniversary Celebration, please visit specialolympicsri.org.

To become a member, or to learn more about Westerly Community Credit Union, please visit their website at www.westerlyccu.com.

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. It currently serves over 18,500 members with lending and deposit products through their convenient locations in Wakefield, Richmond, Westerly, as well as online via ww.westerlyccu.com. Membership is open to all who reside or work in RI & New London County, CT. Recent WCCU awards: 2018 CCUA Excellence in Social Responsibility; Best Employer by the Southern RI Chamber of Commerce 2018 Chamber Choice Awards; and #1 Best Bank in the Westerly Sun’s 2016 and 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards.

About Cooperative Credit Union Association: The Cooperative Credit Union Association (CCUA) represents credit unions in Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island, empowering them, individually and collectively, to provide consumers with outstanding financial services. The CCUA assists credit unions with advocacy that protects the interests of credit unions in Washington and locally at the state level. They also provide resources to stay compliant and education to keep credit unions abreast of the latest industry developments.

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