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Pudney of Beech Mountain Receives Scholarship PDF Print
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Thursday, 11 July 2013 08:09

The Carolinas Credit Union Foundation (CCUF) awarded Riley Pudney of Beech Mountain a scholarship from the Local Government Federal Credit Union Scholarship Fund. Pudney who is a member of LGFCU plans to attend Emory and Henry College. The Scholar Vision Funds are a collection

of funds and resources established to help credit union members in North and South Carolina achieve a higher level of education.  The Foundation believes that as individual's self-esteem and economic well-being may be grounded in academic development.  "Education is a common thread that binds understanding," remarked John P. McGrail, President/CEO of CCUF. "These objectives are at the heart of credit unions and are fully supported by the Foundation. We congratulate our winners and wish them well in their academic journey."
Through the Scholar Vision Funds, educational and financial need scholarships are available to credit union members through the Foundation's General Fund or through a collection of advised and named funds. Since inception, the Foundation has invested more than $2.3 million to help credit union members better themselves through higher education. For a listing of past Scholar Vision winners and the other programs of CCUF, please go to
The Carolinas Credit Union Foundation represents the many credit unions in North and South Carolina with our mission to improve the economic and social conditions of credit unions, credit union members, their families and their communities by providing educational opportunities, enhancing childhood development, offering credit union assistance and by providing aid in times of natural and man-made disasters.


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