WCCU Donates $5,000

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Westerly Community Credit Union recently donated $5,000 to the Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce to Help Local Small Businesses.

This donation to the Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce Legacy Campaign will help provide support to local Small Businesses struggling from the effects of COVID-19. The funds will be used toward chamber memberships, marketing, education, and revenue-generating resources.

“Local businesses are the heart of our community and help keep our economy strong,” stated Stephen White, President/CEO of Westerly Community Credit Union.  “We are fortunate to have the Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce who can provide resources for our local small businesses during these difficult times, and we are happy to support them in these efforts.” 

“By making this gift, once again WCCU has demonstrated its commitment to giving small businesses the tools they need for ongoing success,” said Lisa Konicki, President of Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce.

If you would like to support the Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce Legacy Campaign, contact Lisa Konicki at lkonicki@oceanchamber.org or (401) 596-7761. You can also make a tax-deductible donation by mailing a check payable to Ocean Community Chamber Foundation (note in memo: OCCC Legacy Campaign) to 1 Chamber Way, Westerly, RI 02891.

About Westerly Community Credit Union (WCCU):
The WCCU initiative, #WCCUCares, emphasizes their focus on caring about their members, their members’ financial success, and their community. Established in 1948, Westerly Community Credit Union is a local, full–service financial institution that currently serves over 19,800 members with lending and deposit products through their convenient locations in Wakefield, Richmond, Westerly, as well as online via www.westerlyccu.com. Recent WCCU awards include Westerly Sun’s Readers’ Choice Best Bank Award (2017-18-19 and top 3 in 2020), Southern RI Chamber Choice- Best Employer (2018), “Spreadin’ the Love” (2019 & 2020) community service awards as well as PBN Best Places to Work (2018-19).

About Ocean Community Chamber:
The Ocean Community Chamber is a non-profit 501 (c) 6 organization whose mission is to serve the interests of member businesses and enhance their success while providing community leadership to ensure balanced economic advancement and high quality of life.