Suncoast Credit Union goes green with new eco-friendly branch

Suncoast Credit Union

Grand opening celebration and ribbon-cutting ceremony for new energy efficient, environmentally friendly branch relocation.

Suncoast Credit Union
South Naples Service Center
8797 Tamiami Trail E.
Naples, FL 34113

Friday, June 5, 2015
Activities begin at 11:30 A.M.

The new branch’s eco-friendly features support Suncoast Credit Union’s commitment to being an environmentally responsible member of the community. Features include:

  • Geothermal air conditioning and heating
  • 40 kW solar power panels
  • Annual electrical usage that is 80% lower than a standard building
  • 100% recycled interface carpet
  • High efficiency LED lighting
  • Shred-On-Site bins to recycle paper for use in making paper towels, toilet paper, etc.

The event is free to attend and open to all ages. Attendees will enjoy complimentary refreshments, an opportunity to grab cash in the money machine, free face painting and balloon art, a chance to win raffle drawings for $50 Visa gift cards and live music from the DJ. Guests can also stop by the branch for raffle ticket entries during the week of June 1-5.


  • Presentation of Colors– Naples High School JROTC led by Lt Co. (Ret) US Army, Paul Garrah
  • Remarks and Recognition of VIPs – Suncoast Credit Union CEO, Tom Dorety
  • Ceremony VIPs –Collier County School District School Board Member, Roy Terry; Collier County School District Director of Community Engagement, Lisa Morse; Champions for Learning VP Strategic Initiatives, Lisa Church; Florida Southwestern State College – Collier Campus President, Bob Jones
  • Branch Staff Introduction – Suncoast Credit Union Regional V.P., Greg Pasanen
  • Ribbon-Cutting & Group Photo– Suncoast Credit Union Community Relations Specialist, Janette McElwain

About Suncoast Credit Union
Suncoast Credit Union is the largest credit union in the state of Florida, the ninth largest in the United States based on membership and the fourteenth largest in the United States based on its $6.1 billion in assets. Chartered in 1934 as Hillsborough County Teachers Credit Union, Suncoast Credit Union currently operates 58 full-service branches and serves more than 641,000 members in the following Florida counties: Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lee, Levy, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Sarasota and Sumter. For more information visit:, or @SuncoastCU.

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