Wealth Is Fleeting For This Young CUMember
LENEXA, Kan. - (06/21/06) For ever so briefly24hoursone 17-year-old member of the Credit Union of JohnsonCity was a millionaire. As a member of the credit unionsSolid Saver Program, Alyssa Corcoran won possession of a 12-month$1 million CD and got to feel what it was like to beMillionaire for a Day. Even though themillion-dollars was taken away, the teenager got to keep thedays interest on the 4.5% certificate, which came out to$123, and was rounded up by the credit union to $125. Butthats not all. When she was announced as the winner,Corcoran was interviewed at the credit union by the DJs live onlocal FM radio station STAR 102, who told her she also won fourtickets to see American Idol star Kelly Clarkson perform live inKansas City later this summer. Then she was taken to pick up hertickets in a chauffeur-driven limousine. There could nothave been a more fitting winner of our Savers contest. Shetypifies what this promotion is all about, Kathy Saunders,business development officer for the credit union, told The CreditUnion Journal. Corcoran in is one of four daughters of long-timemembers of the credit union.