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Elevations Credit Union & Buffalo Bicycle Classic present $195,000 for CU Boulder scholarships

BOULDER, CO (February 16, 2016) — Elevations Credit Union and the Buffalo Bicycle Classic (BBC) presented $195,000 to the University of Colorado Boulder College of Arts and Sciences for student scholarships. The BBC has raised more than $3 million in scholarship funds over the last 13 years. Funds are awarded for the best and the brightest students, who enter CU with GPAs of 4.0, in addition to demonstrating strong financial need.

Elevations Credit Union is the founding sponsor of the BBC, which began in 2003. The 2016 Elevations Credit Union Buffalo Bicycle Classic will be held on September 11. Elevations Credit Union is one of the largest local financial institutions serving Colorado’s Front Range. buffalobicycleclassic.com; elevationscu.com

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Elevations Credit Union and the Buffalo Bicycle Classic presented $195,000 for scholarships at the University of Colorado Boulder College of Arts and Sciences. From left to right: Ralphie the Buffalo, Bob Bauers (Tatonka Capital, former CU basketball player), Dennis Paul (Elevations Credit Union), Todd Gleeson (Founder of BBC), Scott Steinbrecher (BBC Committee Member & Volunteer), Frank Banta (BBC Chair) Phil DeStefano (Chancellor at CU Boulder), and Steve Leigh (Dean of Arts & Sciences).


About Elevations Credit Union

Elevations Credit Union is a member-owned not-for-profit financial institution serving Colorado’s Front Range. Elevations provides a broad portfolio of financial products and services including checking and savings accounts, mortgage loans, credit cards, auto loans, home equity loans, student loans, business banking, commercial loans and financial planning. Founded in 1953 as the U of C Federal Credit Union in Boulder, Elevations has grown from 12 members and less than $100 in assets to an institution with more than 130,000 members that manages more than $2 billion in assets and is the No. 1 credit union mortgage lender in Colorado. In 2014, Elevations earned the prestigious Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. In 2015 and 2016, Elevations was named one of the Best Companies to Work for in ColoradoTM in the large company category. Readers of local newspapers name Elevations “Best Bank/Financial Institution,” “Best Mortgage Lender” and “Best Customer Service” year after year. To learn more, visit elevationscu.com.

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Jordan Jackson
Fitzgerald Petersen Comm.

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