Heritage Federal partners with Newburgh Dairy Queen on DQ® Miracle Treat Day to benefit local kids in need

NEWBURGH, IN (August 13, 2014) — Heritage Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce that on Thursday, August 14th, they will be partnering with the Newburgh and East Side Dairy Queens to benefit local kids in need. August 14th is “Miracle Treat Day” at Dairy Queen and for every Blizzard® Treat sold that day, Dairy Queen will donate one dollar or more to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, a charity that raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals across the United States and Canada. Heritage Federal Credit Union will be giving out free Blizzard® Treat certificates to all their employees to redeem at the two Dairy Queens on “Miracle Treat Day” to support this worthy cause and to also celebrate with all employees the 100 millionth member milestone that credit unions nationwide reached last week.

When: Thursday, August 14th, 2014

What: DQ® Miracle Treat Day

Where: Newburgh and East Side Dairy Queens

Newburgh – 8095 High Pointe Drive, Newburgh, IN 47630

East Side – 5200 Division Street, Evansville, IN 47715

Why: Blizzard® Treat Sales Benefit the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals are supported nationwide by credit unions through Credit Unions for Kids, a nonprofit collaboration of credit unions, chapters, leagues/associations, and business partners from across the country. Adopted as the credit union movement’s charity of choice, credit unions are the 3rd largest sponsor of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

“I am very proud of our support of the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals through Credit Unions for Kids, and the DQ®Miracle Treat Day is a great way to participate in something special to help children in our local communities,” said Ruth Jenkins, CCE, CUERME, President and CEO of Heritage Federal Credit Union.  “The best part of this partnership is that the money raised in our local Dairy Queens will stay in our community and help provide critical treatments, equipment, and charitable care for our local children who need assistance. We are also very happy to be celebrating the 100 millionth member milestone for our industry with a well-deserved cool treat on a warm August day for all of our employees.”

About Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care. Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $5 billion, most of it $1 at a time through the charity’s Miracle Balloon icon. Its various fundraising partners and programs support the nonprofit’s mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Find out why children’s hospitals need community support, identify your member hospital and learn how you can Put Your Money Where the Miracles Are, at and

 About ADQ:
American Dairy Queen Corporation (ADQ), which is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minn., develops, licenses and services a system of more than 6,300 Dairy Queen® stores in the United States, Canada and 25 other countries. ADQ is part of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies led by Warren Buffett, the legendary investor and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. For more information, visit

About Heritage Federal Credit Union
Heritage Federal Credit Union offers financial products and services to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Vanderburgh or Warrick County, or has an immediate family member who does.

Heritage Federal Credit Union is a community-chartered Federal credit union with over $472 million in assets and serves more than 46,131 members, and operates seven branches in Vanderburgh and Warrick Counties in Southwestern Indiana. More information regarding Heritage Federal Credit Union can be located at


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