American 1 Credit Union donates $500 to Hillsdale County Sheriff’s Office

JACKSON, MI (January 12, 2017) — On January 5, 2017, American 1 Credit Union announced that a $500 donation was given to the Hillsdale County Sheriff’s Office in an effort to support the Sheriff’s Office as they raised money for the Law Enforcement Torch Run benefitting Special Olympics Michigan. The Hillsdale County Sheriff’s Office will be participating in the Polar Plunge event held annually at Clarklake. The event highlights the programs of Special Olympics Michigan and raises money for their Summer Games as well as other programming.

“It’s entirely because of our members that we are able to support wonderful events like this,” said Marla Sanford, Marketing Director for American 1. “When our members choose to finance local, we’re able to donate local and keep that money right here in our communities, where it belongs.”

About American 1 Credit Union

Established in 1950, American 1 Credit Union serves over 63,000 members, including over 250 employees, with 16 branch locations across Jackson, Washtenaw, Hillsdale, Lenawee, and Wayne counties. American 1, recipient of the Best-in-State Credit Union Award by Forbes for 2023, is proud to serve the members of its communities by creating financial wellness through personal everyday banking.


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