Municipal Credit Union sponsors celebrity/civil service softball game to benefit charity

NEW YORK CITY (August 26, 2014) —  It was a great day of fun and charity at MCU Park when Municipal Credit Union sponsored the 2014 Celebrity/Civil Service Softball Challenge prior to the New York-Penn League (NYPL) All-Star Game on August 19. The Softball Challenge brought together players from New York City’s police, fire and sanitation departments with celebrities including Steve Schirripa (The Sopranos),Tru-TV’s The Impractical Jokers, athletes from football, baseball, and boxing, many local area newscasters and sports reporters, and Mets Hall of Fame pitcher (and MCU spokesperson) John Franco. After the game, MCU Chairman of the Board, Mark S. Brantley, Esq. presented a $5,000 check to WFAN Radio’s Craig Carton for his Tic Tock Stop Foundation, which helps improve the lives of people living with Tourette’s Syndrome.

Municipal Credit Union (MCU) is the oldest credit union in New York State and one of the oldest and largest in the Country. Established in 1916 and headquartered in New York City, today MCU has assets of over $2 billion and offers a full range of financial services to its over 350,000 members. With branches in New York City, Westchester and Long Island, its members also have access to the credit union’s large and growing ATM network. Eligibility to open accounts at MCU is available to New York City and Yonkers municipal employees; state and federal employees who work in the five boroughs; health care professionals who work in New York State; members of select industry groups; employees of private colleges in New York City and private and public colleges in Nassau, Suffolk, and Westchester; certain family members, and qualifying retirees. MCU is an equal opportunity lender, and deposits are federally insured to at least $250,000 by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), a U.S. government agency. For more information about Municipal Credit Union, visit

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