See what Alabama Teachers Credit Union is up to in your neck of the woods. We're doing our best to make a difference across Northeast Alabama. Some of our favorite highlights include:
Pine View Crossing Ribbon Cutting
June 25: Centre employees, Charlia and Bryan, were invited to attend the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the Pine View Crossing II Apartments. Pine View Crossing II, a property designated for persons 55 or older, is funded in part by the Home Investment Partnership Program and Federal Tax Credit through the Alabama Housing Authority.
United Way's Day of Action
June 14: Thank you to ATCU employees Cheryl, Vanessa, Nina and Cathy for volunteering through the United Way Day of Action! They helped clean the Imagination Place located on Broad Street in Gadsden
Relay for Life
May-June 2013: For its fourth consecutive year, Alabama Teachers Credit Union branches have participated in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life fundraiser. Thank you to our members and staff for making 2013 our most successful year, with over $7500 being raised!
Whirlwind of Color
April 2013: Alabama Teachers Credit Union participated in the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce Whirlwind of Color 5k. All proceeds benefited the Calhoun County Organizations of the United Way.
April 2013: Alabama Teachers Credit Union Oxford and Anniston branches participated in Anniston's Annual Noble Street festival and raised money for Relay for Life.
March - May 2013: Alabama Teachers Credit Union staff volunteered for Jr. Achievement at local schools including Walnut Park Elementary, Boaz Middle School and Asbury High School.
March 2013: Alabama Teachers Credit Union staff participated in the Big Brothers Big Sisters annual bowling fundraiser.
January 2013: Alabama Teachers Credit Union volunteered at various career fairs at local schools, including; Anniston High School, Guntersville High School and Thompson Elementary.
November-December 2012: All Alabama Teachers Credit Union offices accepted toy donations on behalf of local charities. Toys were picked up and disbursed to help local families and their children during the holiday season.
American Heart Association's 2012 Northeast Alabama Heart Walk
October 27, 2012: Alabama Teachers Credit Union sponsored and participated in the Northeast Alabama Heart Walk. With the help of fundraising efforts by local businesses and team members, over $73,000 has been raised. Thank you to the American Heart Association for helping to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
September's National Library Card Sign-Up month at the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County
October 17, 2012: Alabama Teachers Credit Union presented Anniston High School with a check for $1500 for books for the school's library. Anniston High School had the most votes in September's National Library Card Sign-Up month at the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County. Thank you to Dr. Sherron Jinadu, Prinicipal; Becky Brown, School Librarian; and Teresa Kiser, Director of the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County.
Family Care Center Charity Golf Tournament
September 20, 2012: Alabama Teachers Credit Union sponsored and participated in an annual fundraiser for the Family Care Center. The Family Care Center is a local non-profit organization that raises money to feed families in need. Over $3000 was raised and will go toward purchasing food for their families at their Hokes Bluff location.
September 8, 2012: Alabama Teachers Credit Union's Anniston branch participated in the Superman 5k to help raise money for the Kevin Thompson Memorial Fund. The event was held at Wellborn Elementary School where Kevin Thompson taught school. Several ATCU employees participated by running the 5k, while others provided cold water at the finish line! All money raised will go to the school to help students with school supplies.
August 4, 2012: Alabama Teachers Credit Union's Oxford branch participated in an annual fundraiser for the Cerebral Palsy Center of Calhoun County 5k. Over $8,000 was raised for the research for Cerebral Palsy.
Alabama Teachers is happy to help non-profit groups and their fund raising efforts in communities surrounding our branch offices whenever possible. Because we have several offices in our communities, many requests are received each week. We ask that you follow our guidelines and provide us with advanced notice.
Again, thank you for considering Alabama Teachers when planning your event. We appreciate opportunities to sponsor worthy causes throughout the communities that we serve. Good luck with your activities!