Great Lakes Credit Union donates supplies to local schools

BANNOCKBURN, IL (September 5, 2018) — Great Lakes Credit Union (GLCU) delivered much-needed school supplies to local elementary and middle schools.  Staff gathered lists and off they went shopping.  Deliveries were made August 28 – 30 to schools throughout the Chicagoland area – just in time for back to school!

Hillcrest Elementary, Antioch; Richard Bernotas Middle School, Crystal Lake; Olsen Elementary, Woodstock; Oakview Elementary, Bolingbrook; Scott Elementary, Naperville; Markham Park Elementary, Markham; Woodland Middle School, Gurnee; Avon School Center, Round Lake Beach; Evelyn Alexander School, North Chicago; Oakdale Elementary, Waukegan; and Shiloh Park Elementary, Zion.

Principal Tiffany Rucker of Markham Park Elementary School stated “Thank you Great Lakes Credit Union for all of the school supplies. Some students cannot afford the essentials and this will go a long way to help them with the necessary tools to succeed. We appreciate your generous donation.”

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Jasmine Taylor-Newton, Yvonne Bailey, Steve Bugg, President/CEO of Great Lakes Credit Union, Paul Monahan, Nick Mager, Kirby and Donna Beltran gathered school supplies for 11 schools throughout the Chicagoland area.

Nick Mager, Business Development Manager donates school supplies to Principal Tiffany Rucker of Markham Park Elementary School.

About Great Lakes Credit Union

Founded in 1938, GLCU continues to be a growing staple in our communities. As a not-for-profit financial institution, chartered by the State of Illinois and insured by the NCUA, we are guided by a dedicated volunteer Board of Directors and are proud to serve more than 80,000 members with over $870 million in assets. We are headquartered in Bannockburn, IL and now have 12 branch locations and more than 170 ATMs locally. GLCU also belongs to the CO-OP Shared Branching Network. Members can access accounts nationwide at over 5,600 institutions with thousands of locations in 50 states, and at any of their 30,000 surcharge‐free CO‐OP ATMs. All 200+ employee-owners pride ourselves on building lifelong relationships with our member-owners and providing them with financial education during all life stages. Learn more at


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