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04-30-2017: LAFCU Scholarship Application Deadline Extended

Michigan Business Network
April 5, 2017 4:30 PM

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Deadline now April 30, 2017

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has extended the application deadline for the 2017 “Write to Educate” Essay Contest to April 30.

Two $2,500 college scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors headed to Lansing Community College and Baker College’s Owosso campus. The winners will each select a local charity to receive a $500 donation from LAFCU. Applications are available online at www.lafcu.com/lafcumyway.

“This unique scholarship helps fulfill LAFCU’s mission, which is to support the ideal of ‘people helping people,’” said Kelli Ellsworth Etchison, LAFCU senior vice president of marketing.

Winners will be chosen based on responses to a one-page essay on the topic: Describe how you have demonstrated leadership ability in and out of school and how you plan to grow as a leader.

Applicants must attend high school in the LAFCU service territory, which includes the counties of Barry, Calhoun, Clinton, Eaton, Gratiot, Ingham, Ionia, Jackson, Livingston, Montcalm and Shiawassee. They do not need to be members of LAFCU to apply.

Entries may be uploaded via www.lafcu.com/lafcumyway or mailed to: LAFCU, P.O. Box 26188, Lansing, MI 48909. For more information, visit www.lafcu.com/lafcumyway.

About LAFCU Chartered in 1936, LAFCU is proud to be mid-Michigan’s credit union, serving the counties of Barry, Calhoun, Clinton, Eaton, Gratiot, Ingham, Ionia, Jackson, Livingston, Montcalm and Shiawassee. A recipient of the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Award, LAFCU takes pride in bringing value to the financial lives of its members, neighbors, families and community. Offering a comprehensive range of personal and business financial products, LAFCU provides services that include checking and savings accounts, auto and mortgage lending, business accounts and business lending. LAFCU serves nearly 60,000 members, holds more than $600 million in assets, and maintains nine locations throughout Greater Lansing and Shiawassee County. Anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in its designated counties is eligible to join. Members enjoy benefits, such as lower interest rates on loans, higher yields on savings, insurance discounts, preferred seating for LAFCU-sponsored events, and access to 28,000 surcharge-free ATMs through the CO-OP ATM network. LAFCU supports and enriches mid-Michigan by donating funds and employee volunteer hours to many organizations and causes. To learn more about LAFCU, please call 517.622.6600 or find us online: • Website: www.lafcu.com • Facebook: www.facebook.com/LAFCU • Twitter: @LAFCULansing

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