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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, September 8th at 5:30pm at Williams Golf and
Country Club. The fundraiser includes nine holes of
golf, featuring wine and appetizers at each hole.
Pictured at the check presentation are Scott E.
Winwood, President and CEO of First Choice America
and Mike Gianni, Rotary member. Proceeds from this
event will go towards The Weirton Rotary Scholarship
Fund as well as Weirton Rotary Charities Fund.
Memorial Golf Scramble Set
Choice America Credit Union made a generous
contribution to the 22nd Annual Ron “Fritz” Williams
Golf Scramble to take place at Mountaineer’s
Woodview Golf Course on Saturday, August 19th 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. The
scholarships will be awarded at the tournament this
year. Pictured are (l-r): William Currenton,
Chairman of the Golf Scramble; Scott E. Winwood,
First Choice America CEO and Board Member; and
Kenneth Miller, Golf Scramble Treasurer.
Way Fashion Show Runway Sponsor
Choice America Credit Union once again is serving as
the Runway Sponsor for the 2017 Weirton United Way
Fashion Show that will be held on Sunday, August 20th
at 2 p.m. at the Williams Golf and Country Club.
Tickets are $35 per person which includes dinner and
the Fashion Show featuring apparel from LuLaRoe,
Nikki & Sarah; Cato Fashions and JJones Evening
Wear. Locks and Legends Beauty Salon will be a
special guest. Tickets must be purchase in advance.
For tickets or more information, contact the United
Way Office at (304)748-7213. Pictured (left to
right) are Janet Macre, United Way Administrative
Assistant; Luke Myers, 2017 Campaign Vice Chairman;
Scott Winwood, President & CEO of First Choice
America Credit Union; Pat Ford, 2017 Campaign
Chairman; and Linda Stear, United Way Executive
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WSX 25-Year Club Picnic Date Set
by a generous contribution from First Choice America
Credit Union, the Weirton Steel 25-Year Club will
stage its 71st ladies and men’s annual
summer picnic on Saturday, July 15th at 11:30 a.m.
to 4 p.m. at the Serbian Picnic Grounds in Weirton.
Pictured are (front row, l-r) Ernie Nicholas, Jr.,
Club Member; Brenda Ice, Club Vice President; Scott
E. Winwood, President and CEO of First Choice
America; Ron Baker, Club President; and Ernie
Nicholas, Club Past President. Second row (l-r) are
First Choice America Board Members John R. Thayer,
Kenneth W. Truax, Robert G. Mrvos, and Edward L.
Cool Kids Fun Days
First Choice America’s
Cool Kids saluted local first responders
during the fun days held on June 20, 21, 22,
and 23. The events were held at Jim Wood
Park, Steubenville; Chester City Park,
Chester; Sonneborn Shelter, Wheeling; and
Millsop Community Center, Weirton. The kids
were able to interact with first responders
and familiarize themselves with their jobs.
During each event the first responders were
honored with a certificate presentation for
their service to the area communities. All
children who came to the event received a
gift bag and a fire hat. The children were
treated to hot dogs, freeze pops, popcorn,
games and inflatable amusements. Local
radio station, FROGGY, was on hand for a
Live Action Broadcast. FROGGY brought Mister
Froggy, who was joined by Kenny the
Kangaroo, WTOV9’s Snowbird and Chase the
Police Dog. The festive atmosphere was
topped off with great prizes, which included
baskets of toys and Kennywood tickets.
Youth Flea Market
Choice America donated toward the upcoming Hidden
Treasures Youth Flea Market in Weirton. The flea
market will be held on Saturday, June 24th from 11am
to 2pm at the Millsop Community Center. It is open
to vendors 16 years old and younger, but all are
welcome to shop. The event will include food, games,
an appearance by the Pirate Parrot, Weirton Police
Department bicycle patrol, and K-9 unit and
fingerprinting the children. Attending the check
presentation are from left, Lorna Young, First
Choice America Education Committee; event organizer
Deb Witkowski, WTOV-TV; Scott Winwood, First Choice
America President and CEO; event organizer Amber
Nest, Business Development Corp. of the Northern
Panhandle; Dawn Swiger, First Choice America Three
Springs Manager; Nancy Buchanan, First Choice
America Main Office Manager; Pat Ford, Business
Development Corp.; and organizer Chris Krishak,
Millsop Community Center.
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