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Fall Golf Challenge Set
First 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.

 


Back to School Loans Now Available! 

Are your back to school bills piling up?
Need money for tuition, back to school clothes, or book fees? 

First Choice America now offers back to school loans.  Rates are as low as 6.99%APR*.  
Stop by any of our 8 Credit Union offices for more details or call us at 304-748-8600 or
1-800-427-8600.
 

*All loans subject to credit approval.   Back to School Loans available through September 30, 2019. Repayment terms of 12 monthly payments of $86.52 for each $1000 borrowed.  Rates and terms subject to change without notice.


Memorial Golf Scramble Set

First Choice America Credit Union made a generous contribution to the Ron “Fritz” Williams Golf Scramble to take place at Mountaineer’s Woodview Golf Course on Saturday, August 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 Treasurer.

 

 

 

 


Boosting Rotary's Charity Golf Event

First 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.

 

 

 

 

 


 

WSX 25-Year Club Picnic Set

                              

Supported by a generous contribution from First Choice America Credit Union, the Weirton Steel 25-Year Club will stage its 73rd ladies and men’s annual summer picnic on Saturday, July 13th at 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Serbian Picnic Grounds in Weirton.  Pictured are (front row, l-r) John R. Thayer, First Choice America Chairman of the Board; Edward L. Kennedy, First Choice America Board Member; Scott E. Winwood, First Choice America President and Board Member; Kathy Baily, WSX 25-Year Club Member; Brenda Ice, WSX 25-Year Club Vice President; and Ernie Nicholas, Sr., WSX 25-Year Club Member.  Pictured are (back row, l-r) Kenneth W. Truax, First Choice America Board Member; Dan Kelly, WSX 25-Year Club Member; Perry Duckworth, WSX 25-Year Club Member; Ernie Nicholas, Jr., WSX 25-Year Club Member; and Robert G. Mrvos, First Choice America Board of Director.  Not pictured was Ron Baker, President of the WSX 25-Year Club.


Cool Kids All Star Event


    Everyone was an All Star at First Choice America’s Cool Kids All Star Event! And even rainy weather could not stop the fun!  During the 4-day event, children were entertained with inflatable amusements and games.  Each child received a goody bag and were treated to hot dogs, freeze pops, and popcorn.  Local radio station, FROGGY, was on hand for a Live Action Broadcast. FROGGY brought Mister Froggy, who was joined by Kennywood Park’s Kenny the Kangaroo, WTOV9’s Snowbird, and a friendly baseball mascot. All events were free for all children who attended. 
    The festive atmosphere was topped off with great prizes, which included baskets of toys, Kennywood Tickets, Pittsburgh Pirate Tickets, Washington Wild Things Tickets, and Pittsburgh Zoo tickets.
    During these fun days, safety lessons were taught by local police, sheriff, and fire departments.  Chester and Weirton events presented a canine officer show with the local deputies and police force. Kids in Steubenville and Chester learned lessons in drinking and driving through impaired goggles.   Wheeling and Weirton also had their fire departments bring smokehouses to teach the children fire safety.
    Wheeling Park cheerleaders stopped by the Wheeling event and Weirton Madonna Cheerleaders stopped by the Weirton Event. Both squads of cheerleaders cheered on First Choice America with an original cheer.
    The All Star Event was brought to local neighborhoods in Chester, Steubenville, Wheeling and Weirton.  Once again, it was a successful year for the children who attended the events, many of them left with huge smiles on their faces!

 

Visa Gift Cards Make Great Gifts!!

Do 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 of
First Choice America's eight locations.

*There is a $2.50 fee for VISA Gift Cards.


 

MoneyPass

Your 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 link: www.moneypass.com or look for the MoneyPass logo on the machine.

 

 

 

Holidays

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