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  • Northeast Credit Union Celebrates Historical Roots with Bocce Court Gift to Portsmouth Naval Shipyar

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    July 23, 2018
    Contact: Debbie Auger
    Assistant Vice President of Marketing
    Phone: 603.422.9801
    Email: dauger@necu.org
    Northeast Credit Union Celebrates Historical Roots with Bocce Court Gift to Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
    Portsmouth, N.H. – Northeast Credit Union (NECU) recently celebrated the unveiling of a custom bocce court donated to the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Department of The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. This gift is the culmination of NECU’s 80th Anniversary appreciation campaign which honored its past, and celebrated the loyal members and communities that have supported the Credit Union through decades of growth and success.
    “The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard community holds a special place in our hearts since its workers founded our credit union more than 80 years ago.  We credit our strong foundation to the loyalty of the Shipyard community and continue to work together to build better places to work and live,” said Tim Collia, Northeast Credit Union’s President and CEO. “We’re excited to donate this bocce court and support the revitalization of the Shipyard parks for their community to enjoy.”
    The new bocce court is part of the 10-acre Jamaica Island Park that is used daily by the military and their family members for their recreational enjoyment. The wooded park includes 3 picnic pavilions, a playground and soon-to-be-built spray park, located along the Piscataqua River.
    "The bocce court was a great addition to our park as everyone can enjoy this wonderful family game in a great setting" said Gary MacLeay, MWR Director at the Shipyard. "We have had a great relationship with NECU and this gift was a wonderful way to acknowledge that relationship."
    About Northeast Credit Union
    Northeast Credit Union (NECU) has been a trusted neighbor and the financial partner of choice for people since 1936. Our central focus is our members and the communities in which we serve. We have nearly $1.3 billion in assets and serve more than 125,000 members at 20 branches throughout New Hampshire and Maine. We offer a full range of financial products and services. Along with traditional checking and savings accounts, they include mortgage and auto loans, investment products, business accounts, credit cards, and innovative online and mobile services. For more information, please visit www.necu.org.
    Debbie Auger
    (603) 422-9801