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Baxter Credit Union (BCU) Honored by the Village of Vernon Hills

Baxter Credit Union (BCU) Honored by the Village of Vernon Hills

For immediate release:
February 2, 2009

Contact: Astrid Perez
(847) 522-8723

February 2, 2009 - Vernon Hills, IL - At the Village of Vernon Hills’ January Board meeting, the Village honored Baxter Credit Union (BCU) with a plaque, acknowledging BCU’s support of the village’s 2008 Cultural Partners Program.

BCU’s support of the program, through financial contributions, allows the village to host such community events as the Holiday Festival of Lights, the 4th of July Celebration, and the Arbortheater Concert Series. BCU joins other local businesses, such as The Bradford Real Estate Companies, HSBC, and ALMI at Museum Gardens in the Cultural Partners Program.

"We believe in participating in and supporting the neighborhoods we serve - beyond providing financial services. Programs such as these instill a true sense of community, one which we are a proud to be a part of,” said Michael G. Valentine, President and CEO of BCU.

About BCU
With over $1.4 Billion in assets, BCU currently serves more than 140,000 members throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Formed in 1981 and headquartered in Vernon Hills, Illinois, BCU is a not-for-profit, member-owned credit union known for competitive rates, low fees, and state-of-the-art services. Membership is open to several prestigious companies around the country, as well as anyone who lives or works in the Illinois counties of McHenry, Lake, DuPage, Kane, Cook (north of Rte. 58) and the village of Schaumburg. Call 1-800-388-7000 or visit for more information.