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  • Credit union announces Jennifer Olivares as the October Community Hero.

    Greenville Federal Credit Union and The Greenville News announced Jennifer Olivares as the October 2022 "Community Hero" honoree. Olivares is recognized for her commitment to helping the Hispanic community navigate bureaucratic, language, and technology obstacles.

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    The Greenville News Announcement Article: 


    The credit union is pleased to recognize Olivares for her efforts to support the Hispanic community through her work with Greer Relief, Legacy Early College, and the Asociacion Hispano-Americana de Mujeres of South Carolina. 

    We need your nominations!  

    Do you know an unsung hero? Each month nominations will be collected for candidates that work in health care, public safety, education, the military, nonprofit agencies and the business world, the religious sector, entertainment or athletics. They can be a student or a young child or a retiree, etc. The selected "Hero" will be profiled in the Greenville News and receive a certificate and award from the credit union.   If you know of someone that should be recognized nominate them by sending an email to: communityheroes@greenvillenews.com.  In your nomination, please explain why the person you are recommending is a community hero and your contact information.      


    posted by Catherine James 2022-11-11
  • Credit union announces Stephen Goshorn as the September Community Hero.

    Greenville Federal Credit Union and The Greenville News announced Stephen Goshorn as the September 2022 "Community Hero" honoree. Goshorn is recognized for his service to veterans and their families as a volunteer for Bugles Across America and Taps for Veterans.   

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    The Greenville News Announcement Article: 


    The credit union is pleased to recognize Goshorn not only for his own military service, but for sharing his time and musical talent to honor veterans by sounding taps at memorials and funerals.  
       

    We need your nominations!  
    Do you know an unsung hero? Each month nominations will be collected for candidates that work in health care, public safety, education, the military, nonprofit agencies and the business world, the religious sector, entertainment or athletics. They can be a student or a young child or a retiree, etc. The selected "Hero" will be profiled in the Greenville News and receive a certificate and award from the credit union.   If you know of someone that should be recognized nominate them by sending an email to: communityheroes@greenvillenews.com.  In your nomination, please explain why the person you are recommending is a community hero and your contact information.      

    posted by Catherine James, SVP Marketing 2022-09-28
  • Greenville Federal Credit Union Foundation 2023 Scholarships application opens October 1.


    Greenville Federal Credit Union announced it will award six scholarships to Greenville County Schools graduating seniors in the spring of 2023. 

    The scholarships will be awarded to eligible graduating high school seniors to help fund their first year of college or technical school.  One $5,000 needs-based scholarship and five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. The scholarship application opens October 1 online, and winners will be announced in April 2023.

    To qualify for a scholarship, applicants must: 

    • Be enrolled at a Greenville County School District school.
    • Possess a 3.0 GPA or above on a 4-point (non-weighted) scale.
    • Be a Greenville Federal Credit Union member in good standing.
    • Be a high school senior accepted on a full-time basis at a college or technical school in the upcoming year.


    The scholarships are awarded by the Greenville Federal Credit Union Foundation which exists to promote local prosperity by providing grants, educational scholarships, and other funding support for individuals and non-profit, community-based programs within Greenville County, SC.  It relies on financial support from the credit union and through donations from members, business partners and the public. Funding is managed through a charitable donation account by the credit union’s philanthropic partner, Carolina’s Credit Union Foundation, a 501(c)(3), grant-making public foundation supported by the credit union system in the Carolinas.

    For more information about the Greenville Federal Credit Union Foundation and Scholarships, visit www.greenvillefcu.com/foundation

    posted by by Catherine James, SVP Marketing 2022-09-28

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