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Kellogg Community CU Donates $5,000 to Local Senior Enrichment Center

Battle Creek, MI - October 6, 2021 - Kellogg Community Credit Union (KCCU) is excited to partner with Marshall’s Heritage Commons Senior Enrichment Center and provide them with $5,000 towards their Grow with Us building campaign. The center’s goal is to raise $50,000 and these funds will be matched by the Grow with Us challenge grant. 

Managed and operated by CareWell Services Southwest, the area agency on aging in Calhoun and Barry Counties, the Heritage Commons Senior Enrichment Center opened in July 2017 with a mission to provide a gathering place for older adults to socialize, learn, and engage with the community. Launched and supported by its equity partners: CareWell Services Southwest, Calhoun County Senior Services, Oaklawn, and the City of Marshall, the Center has continued to thrive. As the Center grew, the need for more space became evident. Over the last year, the Steering Committee sought to identify a new, larger location within the city of Marshall.  KCCU is excited to share that the new Senior Center will be located right next door to KCCU’s branch in the Marshall Plaza on Michigan Avenue.

The Center provides Marshall residents with programs to enrich their lives, and KCCU is thrilled to partner with them by offering financial education, lunch and learns, as well as specials on financial services, or help with their banking needs. KCCU’s commitment to community is to provide lifelong value and financial opportunity and the partnership with the Senior Center perfectly aligns with KCCU’s core values and their goal of supporting community. 

“By working together, we know we can build stronger communities and we are excited to be able to support the Heritage Commons Senior Enrichment Center to help them reach their fund-raising goal,” stated KCCU’s CEO, Tracy Miller. “We welcome them to the Marshall Plaza as our neighbors and are looking forward to this wonderful opportunity to help enhance their member’s lives.”

“Thanks to the generosity of the KCCU we are well on our way to successfully raising funds for this development project. We are happy to be their neighbors and look forward to a continued partnership,” said CareWell Services CEO, Karla Fales. “We appreciate KCCU for stepping up as a key community member to be a part of the development of our legacy for the future.”

Donations can be mailed to Marshall Community Foundation, c/o Heritage Commons Legacy Fund, 614 Homer Street, Marshall, MI 49068 or on made on the Foundations website.

Photo: Kellogg Community Credit Union presents a $5,000 check to Marshall’s Heritage Commons Senior Enrichment Center which will be relocating next door to KCCU’s Marshall Branch.

Kellogg Community Credit Union, headquartered in Battle Creek, Michigan is a full-service financial institution serving people who live, work, worship, or attend school in West Michigan. With over $795 million in assets, KCCU proudly serves over 47,000 members in Battle Creek, Marshall, Kalamazoo, Portage, Grand Rapids, and Three Rivers. A community leader since 1941, KCCU consistently outperforms other financial institutions with outstanding service satisfaction ratings and a long history of growth. For more information, please visit www.kelloggccu.org. Connect with Kellogg Community Credit Union on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

Region 3B Area Agency on Aging d/b/a/ CareWell Services Southwest is designated to serve Barry and Calhoun counties as an area agency on aging by the Michigan Office of Services to the Aging. Created under The Older Americans Act of 1965, area agencies on aging like CareWell Services administer programs that help older adults maintain their health and independence in their homes and communities. Our mission is to promote health, independence, and choice for seniors, persons with disabilities and caregivers. We envision a community where people are cared for with dignity and respect. For more information, contact us at www.carewellservices.org or 269-441-0930.


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