Golf benefit raises $68K for Jackson families in need of hospice care
JACKSON, MI — This year’s Hit ‘em Fore Hospice golf benefit set a record for fund raising for families in need of hospice care. The benefit, which took place Sept. 13 at the Grande Golf Club in Jackson, brought in $68,000 this year to benefit Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice Home. The annual event is hosted by American 1 Credit Union and TRUE Community Credit Union. Proceeds help Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice provide support and end-of-life care to patients, regardless of their ability to pay, said Jenifer Hamilton, director of post-acute continuum of care for Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice Home. “It’s very gratifying to be a part of this and it’s a beautiful way to honor Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice Home.”Henry Ford Allegiance Hospice Home is the only residential facility that offers hospice care in Jackson County, Hamilton said.mlive.com
‘The Bowtie Economist’ to visit Jackson for luncheon presentation
JACKSON, MI – American 1 Credit Union, along with the Jackson County Chambers, is bringing is Elliot Eisenberg, an internationally acclaimed economist, to Jackson. It will feature a full luncheon and question-and-answer session with Eisenberg after his main presentation. “I’m excited and honored Elliot is coming to share his wealth of financial knowledge with the Jackson community,” said Martha Fuerstenau, president and CEO of American 1 Credit Union. “I have personally had the privilege of hearing him speak at a national Credit Union conference not long ago. More from MLive:Drunk driver who killed animal control officer in crash given 17-30 years in prisonPolice identify woman killed in fatal shooting near downtown JacksonHabitat for Humanity project in Jackson is ‘on target’ for completionFallen soldier’s remains returned home, woman killed in shooting: Jackson headlines Aug. 21-26First responders get in free at Jackson concert marking 9/11 anniversarymlive.com
Pickleball court coming to Cascade Falls Park through $15K donation from credit union
JACKSON, MI-- American 1 Credit Union has donated $15,000 to help the Jackson Area Pickleball Association create its own pickleball center at Cascade Falls Park. Pickleball is a sport that combines tennis, badminton and table tennis into one game. It’s typically played by two to four players and uses a plastic ball and paddles. The donation is being used to help the Jackson County Parks Department build pickleball courts in the park at 1401 S. Brown St. in Jackson. The pickleball project will cost $450,000 and the pickleball association hopes to have fundraising done by July 1.mlive.com
10 mid-Michigan students receive $1,500 scholarships from Dow credit union
MIDLAND, MI - 10 college-bound mid-Michigan students are receiving $1,500 grants from the Dow Chemical Employees’ Credit Union, according to a news release. Eight of the scholarships are going to members of the credit union and two to family members of credit union employees, awarded through two scholarship programs administered by the Midland Area Community Foundation, according to the release. The two programs have given $135,000 to students since they began in 2013, according to the release. Eight of the students attend Midland high schools, one is from Gladwin High School and another from Bay City Western High School. Two plan on attending Saginaw Valley State University.mlive.com
New year new you: How to plan a game-winning strategy for your finances
The views expressed in this article are those of the advertiser and do not necessarily reflect those of this site or affiliated companies. As we begin a new year, it’s a great time to start planning your financial goals for 2021. As you set your sights on an end goal, Cornerstone Community Financial Credit Union can help you build your winning game strategy for your finances. The first recommendation the credit union has: Your savings is something to which you must commit, because it will set you up for short- and long-term success. To get your head in the game and win big in your finances, click or tap here.
New businesses opening, Family Video closing and more mid-Michigan business news
SAGINAW, MI — Mid-Michigan has a new furniture store, dental center and coffee shop. Here’s a look at these and other recent business and community developments you might have missed:My Community Dental Centers opens in Bay CityMy Community Dental Center’s Michigan-based nonprofit is expanding into Bay County and refreshing its brand. Lake Huron Credit Union expanding in Saginaw CountyLake Huron Credit Union is expanding and celebrating with a groundbreaking ceremony at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30. Loves Furniture & Mattresses opens in former Art VanLoves Furniture & Mattresses, a new home furnishings retailer, has opened its first store in Saginaw County. Family Video closing storesFamily Video, known for video rentals and, more recently, CBD products, is in the process of closing and liquidating approximately 20 stores across the state, including two in Bay County.mlive.com
How to get financial assistance to help your small business
The advertiser paid a fee to promote this sponsored article and may have influenced or authored the content. This article is sponsored by MSU Federal Credit UnionHost Tati Amare spoke with Deidre Davis from Michigan State University Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) about getting help for your small business. Deidre recommended that if small businesses have been impacted by COVID-19 and are in need of assistance ,they should contact the financial institution they work with. Businesses are encouraged to reach out for assistance from MSUFCU which can walk them through the best steps for them. To learn more about how MSU Federal Credit Union can help your small business, visit their website msufcu.org.
Public Service Credit Union seeking contact center representative
Alex Wong/Getty ImagesJob TitleContact center representativeCompany NamePublic Service Credit UnionLocationAllen Park, MichiganJob TypeHourlyJob SummaryContact center representatives will take inbound calls from credit union members and assist them with resolving account issues and financial inquiries. They will build a rapport, provide excellent customer service and help to impact people in a positive way. In addition, the contact center representative will receive a 401(k) with company match and is eligble to enroll in a free college tuition program. While at the office, feel free to enjoy a full gym, access to a smoothie/coffee bar and fresh fruits daily. Qualifications and SkillsHigh school diploma or GEDSuperior customer service skillsStrong computer skills with the ability to navigate multiple systems/online applicationsSix months of general customer service experienceFinancial services experienceHow to applyLog on to http://www.pscu.com/Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Public Service Credit Union seeking contact center representative
Job TitleContact center representativeCompany NamePublic Service Credit UnionLocationAllen Park, MichiganJob TypeHourlyJob SummaryContact center representatives will take inbound calls from credit union members and assist them with resolving account issues and financial inquiries. They will build a rapport, provide excellent customer service and help to impact people in a positive way. In addition, the contact center representative will receive a 401(k) with company match and is eligble to enroll in a free college tuition program. While at the office, feel free to enjoy a full gym, access to a smoothie/coffee bar and fresh fruits daily. Qualifications and SkillsHigh school diploma or GEDSuperior customer service skillsStrong computer skills with the ability to navigate multiple systems/online applicationsSix months of general customer service experienceFinancial services experienceHow to applyLog on to http://www.pscu.com/