Ent Donates AFFN Grant Proceeds to Military Family Programs

Colorado Springs, Colo. (August 26, 2016) –  Ent Credit Union was recently awarded a grant of $1,500 as part of the 2016 Armed Forces Financial Network (AFFN) Matching Grant Program designed to reward organizations that support U.S. service members and their families. This is the fifth consecutive year Ent has been recognized by AFFN, which has been awarding grants for more than a decade as part of its overall commitment to the military community.

Peterson A&FRC chief Paul Smith (far left) and readiness NCO MSgt. Johnathan Gamer receive grant funds from Tracy Thompson, manager of Ent’s Peterson and Schriever Service Centers, and Dave McAfee, Ent’s military relationship manager.

Peterson A&FRC chief Paul Smith (far left) and readiness NCO MSgt. Johnathan Gamer receive grant funds from Tracy Thompson, manager of Ent’s Peterson and Schriever Service Centers, and Dave McAfee, Ent’s military relationship manager.

Ent matched the AFFN grant to provide $1,500 each to the Friends of Family Support organizations at Peterson and Schriever Air Force bases. Friends of Family Support, a private 501(3)c organization, helps fund a wide variety of services available to military personnel and their families through on-base Airman and Family Readiness Centers (A&FRC). Ent supports activities at these centers during the annual America Saves Week campaign; provides instructors to teach financial education classes to base personnel; and supports base events with monetary and in-kind donations.

AFFN serves defense credit unions and military banks through a worldwide network of ATMs and merchant/retail locations.

About Ent

Ent Credit Union, established in 1957, is the leading financial institution in southern Colorado with more than $4.3 billion in assets and more than 260,000 members. The credit union provides a full range of financial solutions through 27 service centers, online, mobile and telephone banking services, a Colorado call center and both a consumer and a mortgage loan center. Ent is a not-for-profit, community-chartered credit union with membership open to businesses and individuals who live, work, worship or attend school in Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas, El Paso, Fremont, Jefferson, Pueblo and Teller counties, as well as select communities in Weld and Adams counties. Ent is an Equal Housing and Equal Opportunity Lender, federally insured by the NCUA. Learn more at Ent.com.

 

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