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Delta Community Credit Union Golf Tournament Supports Children’s Miracle Network, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
More than $72,000 Presented to CMN for Local Children’s Hospital
Atlanta (Oct. 22, 2012) – Delta Community Credit Union presented more than $72,000 to Children’s Miracle Network last week to help young patients at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA). For its fifth annual Delta Community Credit Union Tees Up “Fore” Kids Golf Tournament on September 19, the credit union again partnered with Children’s Miracle Network to raise funds designated for CHOA. These funds include a match from Delta Community’s Board of Directors and a $10,000 Miracle Match from CO-OP Financial Services. As a not-for- profit financial cooperative, Delta Community stays involved in the communities it serves by actively supporting programs that benefit its members and their families.
Two former patients of Children’s Healthcare, Eric Penland and Nate Reich, were among the 140 golfers who hit the links at Olde Atlanta Golf Club in Suwanee, Ga. to raise money that will help fund a new Prosthetics Laboratory and Robotics Center in the hospital’s Rehabilitation Services department. The new Center will allow children born without a limb or patients who may lose an arm or leg due to accident or illness renewed mobility with the assistance of customized prosthetics.
Delta Community has had a long-standing relationship with Children’s Miracle Network and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and was excited to partner with the organizations for the fifth consecutive year. “This golf tournament and fundraising effort is something that we at Delta Community look forward to each year. It is our absolute pleasure to be able to play if even a small role to support the excellent work that CMN and CHOA do in our own backyard on a daily basis,” says Rick Foley, president and CEO of Delta Community.
For information on Delta Community Credit Union’s community involvement, services and mission, visit www.DeltaCommunityCU.com.
About Delta Community Credit Union
Delta Community Credit Union is one of the largest financial institutions in Georgia. It was founded in 1940 and today serves the entire metro Atlanta area, including residents of the 11 surrounding counties and employees of top businesses, such as Delta Air Lines, Chick-fil-A, UPS and Racetrac. Delta Community is a state-chartered credit union organized under the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance, and its deposit accounts are federally insured through the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund. It chooses to operate as a not-for- profit credit union so it can give back earnings to its customers and their local communities. Unlike a for-profit bank, Delta Community is owned by its customers, not individual or institutional investors. Customers become member-owners when they open and maintain an account.
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, a not-for-profit organization, is committed to enhancing the lives of children through excellence in patient care, research and education. Managing more than half a million patient visits annually at three hospitals and 17 neighborhood locations, Children’s is one of the largest clinical care providers for children in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 30 pediatric specialties and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals by U.S.News & World Report. With generous philanthropic and volunteer support, Children’s has made an impact in the lives of children in Georgia, the United States and throughout the world. Visit www.choa.org for more information.