North Star Community CU Recognized by CMN Hospitals
North Star Community Credit Union (Maddock, ND) was recently recognized by their local Children's Miracle Network Hospital (Sanford Children's in Fargo, ND) after reaching the milestone of raising $25,000 for sick and injured children. The Sanford Health Foundation Honors Society recognizes donors who have reached cumulative giving of $10,000 or more. CMN Hospitals treat more than 10 million kids across North America every year. To provide the best care, children’s hospitals rely on donations and community support, as Medicaid and insurance programs do not fully cover the cost of care. CU4Kids is the brand under which credit unions, chapters, leagues/associations and business partners from across the country work together in fundraising activities to benefit 170 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Credit unions are the 5th largest sponsor of CMN Hospitals. Since 1996, CU4Kids has raised $195 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
Dakota Plains CU Raises $400 for American Cancer Society
In late March, Dakota Plains Credit Union in Edgeley, ND invited and encouraged all of its employees to get out in the sunshine and walk for a purpose! The goal was to walk at least 40 miles during the month of April to support the American Cancer Society. The challenge was an opportunity for employees to clear their minds, challenge themselves and get moving, support cancer awareness and raise money for a great cause. Employees logged their miles and in the end, Ag Loan Officer Luke “He Declared He’d Win” Bunke was the winner of the challenge with the most miles logged. DPCU is proud to announce that $400 was raised for a donation to the American Cancer Society!
Aspire Credit Union Welcomes Marketing Coordinator
Aspire Credit Union (Minot, ND) is proud to announce the hiring of Rianne Kuhn as the Marketing Communications Coordinator. Kuhn will manage the marketing efforts for the organization and continue the promotion of the brand, mission, and services for the community.
Kuhn joins the team with over nine years of marketing and communication experience. Having worked previously as the Director of Marketing and Communications for more than five years at Visit Minot, she brings in developed skills in marketing, relationship building, social media management and organizational outreach. Kuhn has also served as the Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Promotions in the Athletics Department at Minot State University.
“I am grateful for the opportunity here at Aspire,” Kuhn said. “I look forward to learning from members how we can better serve them and bring a new approach to the marketing and outreach efforts.”
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