Saturday, October 29, 2016

Credit Union ONE hosts Fall Shred Days

Ferndale, Michigan – To help Members dispose of confidential paperwork, Credit Union ONE hosted two document shred events. Our Grand Rapids Branch hosted an event on September 24th, and our Macomb Branch on October 22nd. Over six tons of paperwork was collected, and the shredding service was free to our Members. The Credit Union collected nearly $400 in donations to help support Beaumont Children’s Hospital.

The Credit Union  hosts free document shred days in the spring and fall, to encourage awareness and help members securely destroy confidential material to deter potential identity theft and fraud.

Credit Union member Suzanne Ayanian said “ Thank You to the Credit Union for the special and convenient services you offer, and Thanks for collecting for such a great cause”.

“ Identity theft is a real and ongoing threat, so we try and provide a means for our members to dispose of their confidential information at a no cost way” John Kozich, Vice President of Community Relations for Credit Union ONE said, “ We are happy to provide this free service to our members, and they appreciate and participate each time we have the events”.

Credit Union ONE Employees work at Forgotten Harvest Farm

Ferndale, Michigan – Sixty Five Credit Union ONE Employees spent a sunny day in October, picking over 6,800 pounds of vegetables at a Forgotten Harvest Farm in Fenton Michigan. Kale, Collards, Broccoli and Cabbage were the picks of the day.

 “Our employees enjoyed the team building event, and the sense of accomplishment and achievement for Forgotten Harvest was very rewarding” John Kozich Vice President of Community Relations for Credit Union ONE said. “ Forgotten Harvest does so much for the Southeastern area of Michigan, that it was great to work and for our team to be a part of helping”.
 “ Truly, we could not do what we do without our volunteers so THANK YOU”  said Lori Setera, Farm Volunteer Coordinator.

Monday, August 15, 2016

Credit Union ONE Walks for Life to Support Organ and Tissue Donation

Credit Union ONE was a proud sponsor of the
19th Annual Gift of  Life Walk/Run. 
Ferndale, Michigan – Credit Union ONE (CUONE) was a sponsor of the 19th Annual Gift of Life Walk/Run benefiting the Minority Organ Tissue Transplant Education Program (MOTTEP) on July 30, 2016 at Belle Isle State Park.

For the fourth consecutive year, CUONE employees participated in the event and joined MOTTEP in celebrating those who have given the gift of life through organ and tissue donation. The event included a 5K and a 10K race, as well as a 5K walk. MOTTEP’s Gift of Life Walk/Run is Michigan’s largest event promoting organ and tissue donation. This year’s event raised more than $69,000.   

“The Life Walk brings together so many and it’s always heartwarming to hear the experiences of those who have been affected by an organ or tissue donation,” said John Kozich, Vice President of Community Relations for CUONE. “It’s a cause we’re proud to support.”  

Monday, June 13, 2016

Credit Union ONE supports Beaumont's Walk for Miracles

Ferndale, Michigan – Credit Union ONE (CUONE) was a proud sponsor of the Walk for Miracles benefiting Beaumont Children’s Hospital and the Children’s Miracle Network, hosted at the Detroit Zoo on June 4, 2016. 

CUONE employees and their friends and families participated in the fundraising walk, which raised a total of more than $60,000 and drew a crowd of more than 1,000 in support of pediatric programs and services for local children and their families.

CUONE employees and their friends and families participated in
Beaumont's Walk for Miracles at the Detroit Zoo on June 4, 2016.
“It’s both heart-warming and humbling to hear the experiences of 
so many local families who have been impacted by the work of Beaumont’s Children’s Hospital,” said John Kozich, Vice President of Community Relations for CUONE, “Our credit union is honored to be able to participate in events, like the Walk for Miracles, that support the hospital and all of the good they do within our community.”  

Beaumont Children’s Hospital, located in Royal Oak, is a member of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals – a national alliance of premier hospitals for children. The non-profit group is dedicated to saving and improving the lives of children by raising funds for children’s hospitals across the country to support medical care, life-saving research, outreach, and preventative education to help millions of kids and their families. Beaumont Children’s Hospital has been the only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital in Southeastern Michigan since 1988.  

Friday, June 10, 2016

Credit Union ONE celebrates local healthcare professionals

Credit Union ONE celebrated local healthcare professionals during the month of May, in honor of several national events observed by the American Hospital Association including National Nurses Week, National Hospital Week, and National Emergency Medical Services Week.  

As a small token of appreciation for the hard work healthcare professionals do day in and day out, the credit union hosted a gift card giveaway for employees of Beaumont Hospital, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Oakland, and the Detroit Medical Center. Employees entered online and 20 winners were randomly selected on June 1, 2016.

Please join us in thanking all healthcare professionals and congratulating the following winners, who will each receive a $100 Meijer gift card: 
  • Marilyn Swinteck - St. Joseph Mercy
  • Irma Moran-Gonzales – St. Joseph Mercy
  •  Miyah Tucker – DMC Sinai-Grace
  • Daniel Michalak – DMC Sinai-Grace
  • Mary Flatt – DMC
  • Josephine Hinojosa – DMC
  • Lisa Knickerbocker – DMC Huron Valley
  • Doreen Turner – DMC Huron Valley
  • Devaughn Pollard – DMC Harper Hospital
  • Michael Smith – DMC Harper Hospital
  • Jill Landrum – DMC Detroit Receiving
  • EnRicka Ward – DMC Detroit Receiving
  • Lucas Gelmini – DMC Children’s Hospital
  • Roberta Davis – DMC Children’s Hospital
  • Geeta Kalwani – Troy Beaumont
  • Lynn Amormino – Troy Beaumont
  • Kelly Cervantes – Royal Oak Beaumont
  • Nicholas Quinn – Royal Oak Beaumont
  • Debra Mott – Grosse Pointe Beaumont
  • Kristen Maul – Grosse Pointe Beaumont