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LGE Community Credit Union continues to support community amid pandemic

May 21, 2020

LGE Community Credit Union, driven by the mission of “people helping people,” recently completed several initiatives to support the community amid the pandemic. 

Lunches for Local Heroes

In an effort to both support local restaurants and show appreciation for front-line medical staff, LGE delivered more than 500 lunches to four local hospitals across the counties it serves. LGE delivered lunches from Four41 South Catering in Canton to Northside Hospital Cherokee, lunches from Cheeseburger Bobby’s in Hiram to Wellstar Paulding Hospital, lunches from Dave Poe’s BBQ in Marietta to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital, and lunches from Lucky’s Burgers and Brew in Roswell to Wellstar North Fulton Hospital. 

LGE Employees Host Food Drive

LGE employees organized an internal food drive to support three local non-profit organizations supporting those in the community most affected by the pandemic: MUST Ministries in Marietta, Warehouse of Hope in Douglasville, and North Fulton Community Charities in Roswell.

Surprises for Scholarship Winners

Even though graduation ceremonies are being held virtually, LGE could not miss the opportunity to celebrate the winners of its annual service scholarship program. LGE worked with the school districts and principals to make a special surprise visit for each student. The winners of LGE’s 2020 Service Scholarships are:

  • General Scholarship Winner ($3,000): Anthony Minella, Milton High School
  • Cobb County School District Winner ($5,000): Samuel Luong, Wheeler High School
  • Cherokee County School District Winner ($5,000): Alanis “Laney” Broussard, Woodstock High School
  • Marietta City Schools Winner ($5,000): Kyle Brown, Marietta High School

About LGE Community Credit Union

LGE Community Credit Union provides full-service, federally insured banking to over 116,000 people in northwest Georgia, with better rates and lower fees than you will typically find in a big bank. LGE serves all residents and businesses within Bartow, Cherokee, Cobb, Fulton, and Paulding counties. Since 2010, LGE has given back over $1.2 million to local nonprofit organizations and individuals in need through the LGE Community Outreach Foundation. For more information about LGE, visit LGEccu.org.

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