Baton Rouge Area Credit Unions Raise Over $53,000 For The Kids!

The 15th annual Baton Rouge Area Credit Union Charity Golf Tournament was a great success this past Monday, October 22nd at Santa Maria Golf Course.  Credit Unions and their vendors from across the state joined together to raise funds and awareness for the new freestanding children’s hospital. This year’s tournament raised over $53,000 for the pediatric patients at Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital! Thank you to this year’s sponsors and golfers!

Pictured from L to R: Danny Fields, Director at Our Lady of the Lake Foundation, Melissa Ott, CFO of Pelican State CU, Bert Callender, VP of Facility Planning and Control at La Capitol FCU, John Paul Funes, CEO of Our Lady of the Lake Foundation, Tyler Grodi, CEO of EFCU Financial, Dawn Harris, CEO of Campus Federal CU, Darryl Long, CEO of Baton Rouge Telco FCU, and Steve Webb, CEO of Neighbors FCU

Platinum Sponsor:

Fiserv

Committee Sponsors:

Baton Rouge Telco Federal Credit Union, Campus Federal Credit Union, EFCU Financial, La Capitol Federal Credit Union, Neighbors Federal Credit Union, and Pelican State Credit Union

Gold Sponsors:

 BRECO Federal Credit Union, CUNA Mutual Group, Kasasa, Louisiana Credit Union League Baton Rouge Chapter, and Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center

Silver Sponsors:

 Cox Communications, Franklin Press, Gallagher Benefit Services, Gulf Coast Office Products, Labarre Associates, Louisiana Federal Credit Union, New Orleans Firemen’s Federal Credit Union, Noesis Data, SWBC, and Vantage Health Plan

Bronze Sponsors:

 Harland Clarke and Xpress Data

Beverage Cart Sponsors:

CU Direct, MasterCard, SmartStep Solutions

Lunch Sponsor:

Louisiana Credit Union League

Pizza Cart Sponsor:

 Hamilton Vaultronics

Hole/Tee Box Sponsors:

 Ascension Credit Union, CUAC, Digital Press & Graphics, Dolphin Debit Access, Feigley Communications, Kudulis Reisinger Price, McGlinchey Stafford, Ross & Yerger, and Wymar Federal Credit Union

In-Kind Sponsors:

Another Broken Egg Cafe, Baton Rouge Coca-Cola Bottling Company, Community Coffee, Trophy House, and Unique Cuisine

Through their relationship with Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals, Credit Unions 4 Kids partners with CO-OP Financial Services to provide a “Miracle Match”.  The Miracle Match program is a $1 million philanthropic matching program that encourages credit unions, leagues, and chapters to create and participate in fundraisers for local CMN Hospitals.  The Baton Rouge Area Credit Union Golf Tournament committee was excited to be awarded a $10,000 match this year.  Thank you, CO-OP Financial Services!

Thank you to the planning committee for this year’s golf tournament:  Danielle Guidry representing Baton Rouge Telco Federal Credit Union, Brian Ainsworth and Casey Coughlin representing Campus Federal, Garrett Ganucheau representing EFCU Financial, Bert Callender representing La Capitol Federal Credit UnionBrett Reynolds and Kacie Bizot representing Neighbors Federal Credit Union, and Leigh Porta, Chelsea Gstohl, Rebekah Perna, and Alexis Roberts representing Pelican State Credit Union.   For more pictures from the golf tournament, please visit Facebook.com/cugcharitygolf.

Check out the latest footage below of Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital‘s freestanding children’s hospital project.  The new hospital is set to open Friday, October 4, 2019!

*Photos courtesy of Lauren Herring, Pelican State Credit Union. 

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