Altura Credit Union’s Hemet Branch Supports Relay for Life

(Hemet, Calif.) June 20, 2012 – A team of employees from the Hemet branch of Altura Credit Union recently participated in the American Cancer Society’s “Relay for Life.”  The 24-hour event raises funds to fight cancer.

According to Altura Regional Lead Diana Duncan, the Hemet staffers have participated in this event for several years.  “It’s a great cause and the event is really fun. We are really happy to be part of it,” Duncan said.  She served as Team Captain for Altura’s team of walkers.

This year 25 Altura staff and family members participated in the relay itself.  Altura also had a booth on site.  The team raised $613 for the American Cancer Society through the relay and related branch-based fundraising.

Altura is very proud of its 56 years of service to Members in the Inland Empire.  Today Altura is open to anyone who lives, works, attends school or worships in Riverside and San Diego counties, as well as selected cities in Orange and San Bernardino counties.  Altura Credit Union,, has been recognized with the California Award for Performance Excellence (CAPE), the state’s equivalent of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.  Today, Altura Credit Union serves nearly 95,000 members and has $708 million in total assets.  For more information on Altura, visit our website,, or call 1-888-883-7228.

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