ABNB awarded with Social Responsibility Award

CHESAPEAKE, VA (November 6, 2014) — ABNB has been awarded with first place in the state for the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award. The Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award has recognized credit unions since 1987, for their social responsibility work and charitable projects that support its community.

ABNB was honored with this award for their annual fundraising event, Fishing Fest, which supports the local children’s hospital, Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters (CHKD). Each year, ABNB raises funds by selling tickets for a half day fishing trip, lunch, and entertainment. In 2014, more than 120 anglers participated in the event. Over the course of 11 years, since its inception, Fishing Fest has raised over $440,000 for CHKD.

“It’s an honor to be recognized for our Annual Fishing Fest event. CHKD does so much for our children here in Hampton Roads and all over.” said Carl Ratcliff, CEO of ABNB. “Our employees and members have rallied around this cause year after year; they’re the reason this event continues to be such a success.”

For more than 50 years ABNB has maintained a commitment to providing quality products and services along with professional and personal service to its members. With seventeen branches and numerous service centers, ABNB currently serves more than 48,000 members and is one of the largest home-based financial institutions in the Hampton Roads area. For more information on ABNB Federal Credit Union and its services, visit or call 757.523.5300.

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