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People Helping People Scholarship
First Choice America's "People Helping People"
scholarship applications are now available at all
eight Credit Union offices, but also by clicking on
the following link:
The scholarships are for $1,000 each. Applications
must be turned in by February 29, 2020.
Qualified applicants must be a high school senior,
high school graduate, or equivalent and do not
have to be a first year student.
Applicants may attend any accredited college,
university, or trade school. The applicant must be a
member of First Choice America Community Federal
Credit Union. Complete guidelines
accompany the application.
month of October, all First Choice America
offices were donned in pink in honor of
Breast Cancer Awareness month. First Choice
America had one goal in mind while
decorating: raise money for a cure for
Breast Cancer. During the month, we have
sold ribbons/logos to raise money. Our staff
has also donated money for the privilege of
dressing down. New this year, we have sold
chocolate covered oreos, nutterbutters and
pretzels to also raise money. Pictured are
all of the offices dressed in pink, along
with their employees and their different
Fall Golf Challenge Set
Choice America Credit Union renewed its host
sponsorship of Weirton United Way’s Annual Charity
Fall Golf Tournament this year. Pictured are, front
row (l-r): Robert Mrvos, First Choice America Board
Member; John Thayer, First Choice America Chairman
of the Board; Scott Winwood, First Choice America
President and Board Member; Chris Hatala, 2019
United Way Campaign Chairman; Kenneth Truax, First
Choice America Board Member; and Linda Stear,
Weirton United Way Executive Director. The
tournament will be played at the Mountaineer
Woodview Golf Course on Saturday, September 21st
starting at 9 a.m. Registration begins at
8:00 a.m. Teams will compete in a four person
scramble format. All proceeds will go to the United
Way’s programs helping the needy in the community.
Memorial Golf Scramble Set
Choice America Credit Union made a generous
contribution to the Ron “Fritz” Williams Golf
Scramble to take place at
Woodview Golf Course on
24th at 9 a.m. The outing pays tribute to the late
All-America basketball player at Weir High School
and West Virginia University who was a No. 1 draft
pick in the NBA. All proceeds from the tournament
benefit The Fritz Williams Scholarship Fund.
Pictured are (l-r): Taryn Davis, scholarship
recipient; Trezur Elmore-Sartor, scholarship
recipient; Scott E. Winwood, First Choice America
CEO and Board Member; William Currenton, Chairman of
the Golf Scramble; and Kenneth Miller, Golf Scramble
Boosting Rotary's Charity Golf Event
Choice America Community Federal Credit Union
contributed a monetary donation to the Weirton
Rotary’s “Nine & Wine”. The event will be held on
Friday, August 16th at 5:30pm at Williams
Golf and Country Club. The fundraiser includes nine
holes of golf, featuring wine and appetizers at each
hole, and live music. There will also be a sip and
paint party for those not interested in golfing.
Pictured at the check presentation are Mike Gianni,
Rotarian and Scott E. Winwood, President and CEO of
First Choice America. Proceeds from this event will
go towards The Weirton Rotary Scholarship Fund as
well as Weirton Rotary Charities Fund.
Visa Gift Cards Make Great Gifts!!
you have a hard to buy for person on your list?
Or do you want to give someone the freedom to buy
what they want? First Choice
America has the perfect solution for you: a VISA
Gift Card. They are a great fit for anyone on
your list. You can buy a VISA Gift Card at any
America's eight locations.
is a $2.50 fee for VISA Gift Cards.
Credit Union has joined the MoneyPass Network so
that our members will have access to over 25,000
ATMs in 50 states surcharge-free. To locate an ATM
in the MoneyPass Network, click on the following
or look for the MoneyPass logo on the machine.
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