Golf tournament supports Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

BISMARCK, ND (June 16, 2016) — The Credit Union Association of the Dakotas kicked off their Annual Summit in Bismarck, ND on June 15, 2016 with a golf tournament for charity. The scramble took place at the Prairie West Golf Course in Mandan, ND with sixty golfers making up fifteen teams, all participating to support the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in the Dakotas. CO-OP Financial Services matched the amount raised by the tournament, bringing the total donation to $7,000! The funds will be shared by Sanford Children’s Hospitals in Fargo and Sioux Falls, and Rapid City Regional Hospital.

CMN check presentation

Photo caption: CUAD President Jeff Olson (far right) and Chris Kruger from CO-OP Financial Services (far left) present a check for $7,000 raised in the CUAD golf scramble to Emily McDaniel, Development Associate at Sanford Health Foundation (center-left) and Becky Ruley, Regional Director for CMN Hospitals.

About Credit Union Association of the Dakotas

The Credit Union Association of the Dakotas (CUAD) is the professional financial trade association serving 71 credit unions that employ 2,200 individuals in 221 branches. With more than 500,000 members in North and South Dakota, Dakota credit unions have assets in excess of $7.6 billion and currently are providing Dakota consumers with over $5.2 billion in loans while safely housing more than $6.6 billion in savings. In our mission to help credit unions succeed, CUAD plays a key role in growing membership and helping to provide service excellence to members from offices in Bismarck, ND and Sioux Falls, SD. For more information about CUAD visit our website at

The Credit Union Foundation of the Dakotas’ purpose is to build community awareness of Dakota credit unions through support of children’s charities; community and social impact organizations or projects; financial education and financial literacy programs through the credit union chapter system; and to provide higher education scholarships throughout our service region in North and South Dakota.


Shawn Marie Brummer
Communications& Media Specialist
1-800-279-6328, ext. 966 or 701/220-2200

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