Pen Air FCU Helps Make Breast Cancer Walk a Success

Pensacola, Fla.- October 30, 2012 — More than 14,000 people gathered together Saturday morning donning pink, pink, and more pink. The 10th annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk at the Cordova Mall raised $475,000 for the American Cancer Society.

Pen Air Federal Credit Union was there to show their support, greeting and encouraging walkers, providing a special gift to breast cancer survivors, handing out prizes, and raffling off a free gift basket. Many employees participated in the walk, being a part of the Pen Air Striders team. The $1.2 billion credit union donated $25,000 to the cause.

“We are honored to participate in this great cause. It is overwhelming to be a part of a group of professionals and this community who support Making Strides Against Breast Cancer so whole-heartedly,” said Pen Air FCU President and CEO, Stewart Ramsey.

Pen Air Federal Credit Union is the largest and oldest local credit union headquartered in Pensacola, Florida with $1.2 billion in assets, and more than 100,000 members. Pen Air FCU currently has 19 branches in Northwest Florida and Southwest Alabama, including four student-run credit unions at area high schools.  Pen Air FCU is a not-for-profit, member-owned financial institution originally chartered in 1936 to serve civil service and military employees assigned to our military bases in the area; it now serves over 1,000 other workforces and their immediate families.

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