ALBANY, N.Y. (6/24/13)--Attendees of the Credit Union Association of New York's Annual Meeting and Convention participated in several fundraiser events, raising nearly $75,000 for three causes: The New York Credit Union Foundation, the state-level Credit Union Political Action Committee (CUPAC) and the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals that serve New York.
|Tracy Conner, left, Credit Union Association of New York (CUANY) member relations vice president, and William J. Mellin, CUANY president/CEO, right, present Credit Unions for Kids Senior Director Joe Dearborn with a check for $22,000 to benefit Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. (Photo provided by Credit Union Association of New York)|
Nearly 700 New York credit union representatives and system providers gathered for the event.
CUNA Mutual Group presented a check for $31,000 to NYCUF, assisted by sponsor and credit union support for the annual golf tournament, held June 13 and 15 during the convention. Nearly 150 golfers participated. An additional $6,000 was raised for NYCUF through a special reception to honor outgoing CUANY Chairman Lou Jimenez.
By supporting the annual Silent Auction and the first Bingo event, convention attendees raised more than $15,000 for CUPAC, New York credit unions' state-level political action committee.
Sponsorships, donations and a match from CO-OP Financial Services' Miracle Match program helped a Wine Pull raise more than $22,000 for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals that serve New York. A total of 202 "mystery bottles" of wine were pulled during the event.