NY Foundation Recognized For Hitting $1 Million

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The National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) has recognized New York credit unions for their investment of more than one-million dollars in the Foundation's Community Investment Fund (CIF). The state's efforts were recognized at a reception recently held by the New York Credit Union Foundation (NYCUF) at the Renaissance New York Hotel Times Square.

NCUF Board Chairman Chuck Purvis, Sr. VP, Strategic Business Officer of Coastal FCU, spoke briefly about the Foundation before presenting recognition plaques to Melrose CU, a credit union from the host district that has invested a million dollars in the Community Investment Fund (CIF), and New York-based Empire Corporate FCU, a recent $10 million CIF investor, and the conduit for New York credit union CIF donations.

NCUF plaques for non-attending recent million dollar CIF investors SEFCU, United Nations FCU, USAlliance FCU and Visions FCU, will be distributed by the League.

Remarks were offered by NYSCUL President-CEO William J. Mellin; NYSCUL Chair John Gibardi, CEO, Entertainment Industries FCU; and NYCUF Chair James Mack, Manager, St. Clare'sHospital EFCU. Also on hand were CUNA-NCUF President Dan Mica, and NCUF Executive Director Gary Officer.

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