On Monday, June 12, Merrimack Valley Credit Union (MVCU) hosted its 2023 Charity Golf Classic at Atkinson Resort & Country Club in Atkinson, NH. The tournament, sponsored by Synergent, raised more than $55,000 to support the credit union’s new financial education program, Financial Edge, which is offered, free of charge, to community organizations throughout eastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. Proceeds from the tournament will also fund financial education courses in schools throughout the region, in partnership with Banzai!, a financial training organizations that works with credit unions throughout the nation.
“This tournament may say ‘MVCU’, but it is truly thanks to you and your participation that we are here today,” said MVCU President & CEO John J. Howard in his opening remarks to over 120 participating golfers. “Thank you all for your generous contributions that will support our effort to bring financial literacy to the communities that we love to serve.”
The day featured hazy skies and high temperatures, but golfers enjoyed a Caddyshack-themed tournament with on-course contests, raffle prizes, a silent auction, lunch, dinner and cold beverages. In addition to Synergent, sponsors included: Culture Partners, 1Path, Comcast Business, Credit Union Student Choice, Engageware, Northeast Credit Union, TruStage, Kasasa, Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union, Alkami, Goddu Promotional Marketing, Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, Solidus, Montagne Powers and HRKnowledge.
If you are a community organization interested in learning more about MVCU’s Financial Edge program or an educator interested in having MVCU sponsor the program in your school, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Top of page: MVCU President & CEO John J. Howard with the foursome from Synergent, this year’s tournament sponsor.