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Awakon Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative providing the best service to our most important assets – our members. The mission of a credit union is to provide and promote the use of a variety of financial services which feature particular benefits and advantages over those generally available from other banking sources, with the specific intent of helping members gain some particular measure of personal financial success.
Awakon Federal Credit Union is proud to announce that the 2nd Annual MS Walk fundraiser in Onaway was a huge success. The walk was on September 13, 2014 from 9 AM to Noon.
Participants began arriving at 9AM and many stayed until after the Raffle Prizes were drawn at 11:30AM. There were 60 participants total, ranging from infants to adults. On Saturday alone, $1,000 was raised to be donated to the National MS Society, thanks to the generosity of the participants at the event. Awakon has been raising money for the MS Walk since the end of August. $5,076.64 total has been raised and donated to the National MS Society.
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“This event demonstrates the commitment Awakon has to its community and a worthwhile cause,” states Scott M. Pauly, President/CEO at Awakon Federal Credit Union. “The success of this event comes from the generosity of sponsors, participants, & staff.”
Jessica Havel, Administrative Assistant at Awakon and MS Walk Event Coordinator gave thanks to the many sponsors & contributors on Saturday. These included; PIE&G, Moran Iron Works, Statewide Real Estate of Onaway, OHS Class of 1988, Custom Building & Woodworking by Al Mantel, Sunrise Communications, Tri-County Concrete, McLean Electric, Michigan Interscholastic Connection, Larson Construction and Painting, Inc., The Natural Look of Vanderbilt, Village Corner Party Store, McGinn Construction, Carquest of Onaway, Indian River, & Cheboygan, Albert Ellenberger Lumber, Onaway Family Dentistry, Kolasa Kustoms, Inc., Parrott’s Outpost, Tom’s Family Market, Onaway Custom Embroidery, Heidi Kuznicki, Arlene Waggoner, Marvin Dean, Katie Jarvis, the Kuznicki Family, & Fred Stevens.
“Based on the success of this year’s MS Walk, we are looking forward to next year.” says Havel. “We have already started brainstorming on how we can make an even bigger difference at next year’s event. Once again, I would like to give a big thank-you to everyone in our communities for their participation in this event!”