PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (4/2/12)--The governor of New Hampshire and mayor of Portsmouth, N.H., lauded Service CU, a $1.98 billion asset credit union based in Portsmouth, for its community service during its 55th annual meeting Thursday night.
At the event attended by nearly 300 credit union employees and members, Gov. John Lynch and Mayor Eric Spear made remarks, with Lynch serving as the keynote speaker (Seacoastonline.com March 29).
Lynch praised Service CU for consistently giving back to the community and noted the credit union's leadership in helping the state weather several natural disasters over the course of many years. He was reported as saying, "I can't think of another company who has been more helpful to the state since I've been governor than Service CU."
Spear, in his remarks, said he was thankful the credit union is based in Portsmouth. He mentioned the credit union's efforts in adding to Portsmouth's community and economic prosperity and its thoughtful investment of financial capital in local businesses and employees.
Service CU also has invested social capital into wide-ranging programs that enhance the quality of life in the area, he added.