• DCECU employees volunteer with Habitat for Humanity for Neighborhood Revitalization program

                                        MEDIA CONTACT:      Teresa Cunningham
                                                                               Dow Chemical Employees’ Credit Union
                                                                               Work: 989.835.7794, ext. 4833
                                                                               tcunningham@dcecu.org
     
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    DCECU employees volunteer with Habitat for Humanity for Neighborhood Revitalization program
     
    MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, AUGUST 13, 2019 – A team of 11 volunteers representing Dow Chemical Employees’ Credit Union was among more than 1,000 communitywide volunteers who participated in Midland County Habitat for Humanity’s 10th annual Neighborhood Revitalization, a program that focuses on home preservation, critical home repair and weatherization.
     
    The Aug. 2 through 9 event resulted in the rehabilitation of the exteriors of 15 homes in neighborhoods surrounding Midland High School. The DCECU volunteers participated on Aug. 6. For 2019, the Neighborhood Revitalization program’s projects included painting and scraping, roof repair and replacement, driveway removal and replacement, gutter work, screen door replacement, landscaping, and various other projects.
     
    “I had so much fun,” said DCECU Loan Servicer Lisa Spangler, who painted fence railing. “Mary Kay, the homeowner, was a super sweet lady and spent the afternoon with me painting. She wanted to be involved, not just watching. It was such an awesome day.”
     
    DCECU Executive Assistant to the CEO Susan Phillips said Spangler’s experience is typical of how her colleagues feel about volunteering for this activity each year.
     
    “Our employees look forward to the Neighborhood Revitalization every year because it gives them a chance to get out and support the community and to connect with the homeowners they are helping,” she said.
     
    About Dow Chemical Employees’ Credit Union
    Dow Chemical Employees’ Credit Union is a cooperative, not-for-profit financial institution that is owned by its members and dedicated to providing them with smart, affordable banking solutions. Located in Midland, Michigan, DCECU has $1.7 billion in assets and more than 67,000 members and has been recognized multiple times by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) for top performance in saving members money. Membership is open to employees and retirees of more than 70 Select Employer Group companies, as well as to their family members. For more information, visit dcecu.org or call 989.835.7794 or 800.835.7794.
     
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    About Midland County Habitat for Humanity
    Since its formation in 1988, Midland County Habitat for Humanity (midlandhabitat.org) has built 85 homes, providing housing for 100 adults and 200 children. 2019 marks the 10th year of the Neighborhood Revitalization program, which has rehabilitated a total of 185 homes so far.

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