FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: Joanna Bushell
OGDEN, UTAH, February 11, 2016 – Wasatch Peaks Credit Union gave donations totaling $9,000.00 to the Ogden School Foundation and The Weber School Foundation this week. Janis Vause, Executive Director of the OSF, along with high school principals Dale Wilkinson (Ben Lomond) and Stacey Briggs (Ogden) accepted the donation on behalf of Ben Lomond and Ogden High Schools. Chris Zimmerman, Executive Director of WSF and Cheryl Cox, WSF President, accepted the donation for Roy, Weber, Bonneville, and Fremont High Schools.
“Wasatch Peaks and its members are committed to the communities we serve,” said Wasatch Peaks Credit Union CFO Jeff Shaw. “We believe children are the key to building stronger communities and we support our local schools in educating the leaders of tomorrow.”
The funds were given to the six high schools to be used in their Athletic and Academic Programs, as well as two upcoming health promotion events.
“Thanks to the generosity of our members through the Skip-a-Payment program,” Shaw said, “We’re able to help schools do great things for students in Weber County.”
Since 2010, Wasatch Peaks has contributed over $110,000 to schools in Weber County. In addition to that, Wasatch Peaks’ staff members have enthusiastically donated countless volunteer hours in local elementary schools tutoring and reading with students to help strengthen them academically.
Wasatch Peaks Credit Union is a federally chartered credit union. All those who live, work, worship, attend school in Weber, Davis, and Morgan Counties, or have immediate family who are members, are eligible for membership. Wasatch Peaks Credit Union has nine branch locations, 31,000 members, and more than $265,000,000 in assets. For more information: visit wasatchpeaks.com or call 801.627.8700. In addition, Wasatch Peaks Credit Union on Facebook, @WasatchPeaks on Twitter and Instagram, and Wasatch Peaks Credit Union on Pinterest.
L to R: Blaine Goodell, COO–Wasatch Peaks Credit Union; Janis Vause, Executive Director–Ogden School Foundation; Blake Burrell, CEO–Wasatch Peaks; Dale Wilkinson, Principal–Ben Lomond High School; Stacey Briggs, Principal–Ogden High School; Joanna Bushell, Director of Public Relations–Wasatch Peaks
L to R: Chris Zimmerman, Executive Director–Weber School District; Joanna Bushell, Director of Public Relations–Wasatch Peaks; Jeff Shaw, CFO–Wasatch Peaks; Sheryl Cox, President–Weber School Foundation