Avenir Financial donates new digital marquee to Somerton High School

YUMA, AZ (April 26, 2024) — Avenir Financial proudly announces the unveiling of a new digital marquee at Somerton High School. The new sign will serve as a vibrant welcome for visitors and locals alike to the brand-new high school, which opened in August 2023.

The collaboration represents a significant milestone in Avenir Financial’s ongoing commitment to uplifting the communities we serve. “We have been proud members of the Somerton community for over thirty years. The addition of the new high school is monumental for the community, and we wanted to contribute something that would have a lasting impact,” stated Adele Sandberg, Avenir Financial’s President and CEO.

With its eye-catching design and strategic placement, the sign is informative, displaying current events for the school, and contributes to the aesthetic appeal of the surrounding area.

“Avenir Financial illuminates the path to success at Somerton High School with the generous donation of the state-of-the-art digital marquee sign,” stated Lucky Arvizo, Somerton High School Principal. “Supporting students is an example of their commitment to the community, and we are truly grateful for their invaluable contributions.”

A ribbon cutting ceremony unveiling the sign was held on Thursday, April 25th. School officials, Somerton High School student council, local dignitaries, and Avenir Financial representatives were in attendance.


  • Lucky Arvizo, Somerton High School Principal, shakes hands with Eugene Sela, Avenir Financial Vice President/Chief Financial Officer.
  • Somerton High School Marquee
  • Ribbon cutting attendees included Avenir Financial team, school officials, and the Somerton High School student council.
  • Eugene Sela, Avenir Financial Vice President/Chief Financial Officer, speaks to ribbon cutting attendees.

About Avenir Financial

Avenir Financial Federal Credit Union, based in Yuma, Arizona, is a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that has been locally owned and operated by its member owners since 1942. Avenir has over $385 million in assets and more than 33,000 members with four branches serving Yuma and La Paz Counties in Arizona. For more information, visit


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