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PSECU Raises $54,000 for Junior Achievement Program During 2022 PSECU Chips In Golf Outing

Harrisburg, PA (September 16, 2022) – PSECU, Pennsylvania’s largest credit union, hosted 108 golfers for its annual PSECU Chips In Golf Outing on September 15, 2022, at Dauphin Highlands Golf Course in Harrisburg. Supported by more than 20 sponsors, the event raised $54,000 for this year's beneficiary, Junior Achievement (JA). Funds will be distributed to all four Pennsylvania chapters of JA.  

“Each year, the PSECU Chips In Golf Outing raises funds to support a statewide non-profit organization,” said Barb Bowker, PSECU’s Chief Member Experience Officer. “This year, we were honored to support Junior Achievement. The impact JA has in our communities by helping young people prepare for the future is tremendous. We’re humbled by the opportunity to play a part in supporting youth across the commonwealth as they learn vital financial skills.” 

This year's golf outing included breakfast and a warm-up period for golfers, with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. An awards lunch concluded the event. The sponsors, listed below, played a crucial part in ensuring the success of the event.  

“JA would like to thank PSECU and all sponsors of the Chips In Golf Outing for their commitment to inspire and prepare students to succeed in a global economy,” said JA South Central PA CEO Tom Russell. “Financial literacy and career readiness are passions of JA and PSECU. Together we can make a difference in the lives of local students in Pennsylvania.”  

Since the PSECU Chips In Golf Outing began in 2017, the credit union has raised more than $200,000 for nonprofits, including the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals®, Feeding Pennsylvania, and Junior Achievement.  

About PSECU  

Opened in 1934, PSECU was founded by 22 ordinary people who pooled $90 and made an extraordinary commitment to each other: To create a financial institution where collective resources benefit all members. Today, PSECU continues that legacy as Pennsylvania’s largest credit union, with $8 billion in assets, more than 500,000 members, and a convenient anytime, anywhere digital-first banking model. For more information about PSECU, visit psecu.com. PSECU has been recognized as a Best-In-State Credit Union by Forbes. View its Year In Review to learn how PSECU contributes to the greater good.  

About Junior Achievement 

JA has 104 offices across the United States, with four offices being in Pennsylvania. JA is committed to partnering with schools and community members to serve as a source of inspiration for students, helping them to take an active role in preparing for their futures by exploring careers, developing strong employability skills, and setting goals. Through engaging, experiential lessons and volunteer interactions, JA programs help students see the relevance of what they are learning in the classroom and its application to the real world, acquire or enhance the skills they need to be successful in the workforce or postsecondary institutions, and recognize the value of an education. This knowledge helps students learn to manage their finances, understand basic economic concepts, explore careers, and develop in-demand job skills. Consequently, as adults, they will be more prepared to enter the workforce, make informed financial decisions, and contribute to the success of their local economy. 


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