Our PR Director, Becky Belcher was asked by Darton State College to participate in a personal finance video for freshman students. Answering questions such as, what should college students know about managing their finances? What should college students know about saving their money? What should college students know about credit?
As a financial expert, Becky discusses the importance of a personal budget, avoiding excessive credit card spending, and preparing financially for the future.
We’re pretty excited about our VP of Lending and Business Development, Daryl Salter participating in the Dancing Stars of South Georgia! (In case you haven’t heard!) So excited, a few of us formed a dance line to help Daryl out in the competition. What do you think? Do you recognize any faces?
To find out more about Dancing Stars of South Georgia and how it’s benefitting the Alzheimer’s Association, click here!
Each year, our Christmas tree decorations are provided by our Partner in Excellence schools! This year, we are proud to have Lee County Primary, Liberty Elementary, Live Oak Elementary, Northside Primary, Sumter County Primary, Sylvester Road Elementary decorate our trees!
Lee County Branch
What do you think? Beautiful, right? Be sure to check out our decorations – truth be told, they are way prettier in person!
For more pictures of our Christmas decor and the decoration process, be sure to check out our Facebook album here.
In case you haven’t heard, we are thrilled to be an official drop-off location for Toys for Tots! Collection boxes are located at each of our branches and will be picked up the week of December 3, 2012. Please help us share the joy of Christmas with less fortunate children by donating a new, unwrapped toy today!
Shamone K. recognized how well our members and employees help people in the community. It’s people like Shamone that makes our participation with Toys for Tots so successful and possible.
To benefit the Alzheimer’s Association, DOCO is participating in Dress Down Days throughout September. On Wednesdays and Fridays, you may spot some of the DOCO team dressed down for a cause!
Of course, we had to take a few silly photos too!
Do you recognize any of these smiling faces?
Attention Ice Cream Lovers:
Thursday, July 26, 2012 is Miracle Treat Day at Dairy Queen! Enjoy a Blizzard® Treat on July 26th and proceeds of a $1 or more will be donated to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
Plus, for the first time ever, your Facebook RSVP to Miracle Treat Day will be matched with a $1 donation to the cause! (You can RSVP here!) Together, we can provide hope and healing to sick children in your local community. Let’s make miracles happen! For more information and to find a participating DQ® in your neighborhood, click here.
The Tifton Gazette has featured a great article about DOCO’s Memories and a Mustang, to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. The winner of the 1966 Ford Mustang is Nashville, Georgia resident, Jo Ford. She’s quoted as saying, “I’ve always been a Mustang girl.” To read more, click here.
At last nights raffle, Jo Ford of Nashville, GA won a 1966 Ford Mustang! Albany’s local news channel, WALB featured this video about the Memories and a Mustang raffle, presented by DOCO Credit Union and the Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter. At last nights raffle, Jo Ford of Nashville, GA won a 1966 Ford Mustang!
Nashville, GA Woman Wins Mustang
DOCO Credit Union is a faithful supporter of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ Credit Unions for Kids program. In 2011, DOCO contributed $2,942.37 to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.
Donations to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals support research and training, purchase equipment, and pay for uncompensated care to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. When a donation is given, it stays in the community ensuring that every dollar helps local kids.
You can help DOCO support your local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital throughout the year by participating in our in-branch fundraisers such as purchasing Miracle Balloons or placing donations in our collection canisters, such as the re-purposed incubator seen below.
So far in 2012, DOCO has raised over $3,000 thanks to our members and employees!
Above is a photo of our PR Director, Becky Belcher presenting a check for $3,218.54 to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at the Albany Mall.
Are you a supporter of a local charity? If so, which one and how do you show your support?