STRATFORD, CT – Sikorsky Credit Union recently received two prestigious awards from the Credit Union League of Connecticut that recognizes community involvement.
Sikorsky Credit Union earned the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award for their annual involvement with the Milford Trick or Trot 5k Run/Walk. All proceeds from this event benefit the Beth-El Center in Milford, CT. The Beth-El Center strives to alleviate homelessness and hunger in the Milford area through shelter, support services, advocacy and community education.
In addition, Sikorsky Credit Union won the Desjardins Financial Education Award for their partnership with local high schools. Each year, Sikorsky Credit Union hosts Virtual Financial Reality Fairs in six high schools and provides $5,000 in scholarships to high school seniors planning to attend college. Also, the credit union offers an Early Advantage Saving Account to help children get started on the road to savings.
“Sikorsky Credit Union strives to be a trusted partner in the communities we serve. We are also committed to financial literacy and our goal is to create financially responsible adults,” stated Vincent Ciambriello, Sikorsky Credit Union’s President/CEO. “We are very proud to have received both these awards from the League.”