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CU System brief (07/28/2010)
* GREENSBORO, N.C. (7/29/10)--Forty representatives from North Carolina and South Carolina credit unions stood along the main entryway to Victory Junction Gang Camp in near 100-degree heat Sunday to welcome nearly 70 incoming campers from as far away as Wisconsin and Kansas. Credit unions are the largest non-NASCAR donors to the camp, which provides young people living with serious conditions such as spina bifida, hemophilia, diabetes and heart/lung disease a fun-filled week. Credit unions have donated nearly $2 million to the camp and are sponsoring "Pirate Week" this week." The Carolinas Credit Union Foundation coordinated the credit union sponsorship, so no camper had to pay to attend the camp. "Times are tough and money is tight for all of us," said foundation President/CEO John Slack, "but good times or bad--this is money well spent." For a video report, use the link (North Carolina Credit Union League Weekly Update July 28) ...


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