Rock the Riverfront Coloring Contest starts February 20

EAU CLAIRE, WI (February 17, 2023) — The RCU Foundation Rock the Riverfront Youth Coloring Contest starts on February 20, 2023.  This contest is for youth 12 years old and under and encourages creativity while building awareness for the annual run/walk and the workforce development organizations that it supports in 2023.  Ten winners will be selected the week of March 6, prizes will include a Royal Credit Union (Royal) swag basket valued at $25. To participate, community members can pick-up coloring sheets at any Royal office or print a copy online from entries need to be returned on or before March 3 and can be dropped off at any Royal office, emailed to, or mailed to RCU Foundation Rock the Riverfront Coloring Contest, PO Box 970, Eau Claire, WI 54702.  WEAU 13 News is the proud sponsor of this contest.

 The Rock the Riverfront featuring the Charity Classic is celebrating 29 years of running and walking to support organizations that make a difference in the communities that Royal Credit Union serves. Proceeds from the 2023 event will benefit three workforce development organizations: Junior Achievement of Wisconsin Northwest Area, L.E. Phillips Career Development Center, Workforce Resource Inc. These organizations work with individuals at a variety of life stages to develop career readiness skills and find employment opportunities. The RCU Foundation is proud to support these organizations that are vital to the wellbeing of individuals in the Chippewa Valley and to creating supportive communities.

Registration will be offered for both the in-person race and a virtual race through June 24 with special early bird pricing through February 28. Every registration includes a free charity vote and additional votes can be purchased at $2 each. The charity with the most votes will receive $15,000, second place will receive $7,500, and third will receive $5,000. Registration details are available at

About Royal Credit Union

Royal Credit Union is a federally insured credit union proudly serving over 300,000 Members in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Royal is driven by a core ideology built on a strong purpose and values. You can open an account or apply for a low-rate loan at Royal Credit Union if you live or work in 26 counties in western Wisconsin or 16 counties in Minnesota. Counties served in Wisconsin include Adams, Ashland, Bayfield, Barron, Buffalo, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Lincoln, Marathon, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Portage, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, St. Croix, Taylor, Trempealeau, Washburn, and Wood. Counties served in Minnesota include Anoka, Carver, Chisago, Dakota, Goodhue, Hennepin, Isanti, Olmsted, Pine, Ramsey, Scott, Sherburne, Wabasha, Washington, Winona and Wright. A complete list of Member eligibility requirements is available on the Royal Credit Union website. To learn more about Royal, visit or call 800-341-9911.

About RCU Foundation

The RCU Foundation (Foundation) was established in 2012 to support organizations and initiatives in communities where Royal Credit Union operates in western Wisconsin and eastern Minnesota.  The Foundation focuses on large-scale, capital projects that help build community and create the spaces where people come together. Focus areas include education, health, and the arts. The Foundation hosts the annual Rock the Riverfront-Charity Classic event in Eau Claire. Currently, it has awarded more than $7 million in grants. Contact for more information.



Journie Rosenow
Community Engagement Coordinator
Royal Credit Union
763-515-6843 (office)
715-471-0837 (mobile)

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