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We make donations to local food banks quarterly, award scholarships to area students and members, and more than $340,000 is given annually to charities that support our communities. Here are some of those stories.

Peach State Federal Credit Union Awards over $158,000 in Scholarships and Educational Grants

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2018 Peach State Federal Credit Union Scholarship Recipients with Peach State President/CEO, Marshall Boutwell and Peach State Board Members, Dr. James Washington, David Welden and Kay Yetter


2018 Peach State Federal Credit Union Scholarship Recipients with Peach State President/CEO, Marshall Boutwell and Peach State Board Members, Dr. James Washington, David Welden and Kay Yetter

 

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA (May 15, 2018) Peach State Federal Credit Union is proud to announce the winners of over $158,000 in scholarships and educational grants. Since 2002, Peach State has awarded almost $1.3 million through its scholarship program to students and career professionals seeking to further their education. Credit union staff and representatives from the Board of Directors gathered with the recipients to celebrate their achievements with a reception at Gwinnett Technical College.

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Peach State Federal Credit Union Supports Northeast Georgia Libraries with $5,000 Donation

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Peach State Regional Business Executive, Scott Roland; Peach State President/CEO, Marshall Boutwell; Cornelia Library Branch Manager, Annabelle Wiley; Cornelia Friends of the Library President, Carol Hasty; Peach State Chief of Staff, John Fair

Pictured: Peach State Regional Business Executive, Scott Roland; Peach State President/CEO, Marshall Boutwell; Cornelia Library Branch Manager, Annabelle Wiley; Cornelia Friends of the Library President, Carol Hasty; Peach State Chief of Staff, John Fair

 

Peach State Regional Business Executive, Scott Roland; Peach State Chief of Staff, John Fair; Clarkesville Friends of the Library President, Millie Stevens; Clarkesville Library Branch Manager, Wendy Gera; Peach State President/CEO, Marshall Boutwell

Pictured: Peach State Regional Business Executive, Scott Roland; Peach State Chief of Staff, John Fair; Clarkesville Friends of the Library President, Millie Stevens; Clarkesville Library Branch Manager, Wendy Gera; Peach State President/CEO, Marshall Boutwell

 

CORNELIA & CLARKESVILLE, GA (May 7, 2018) – Peach State Federal Credit Union has committed to donating $5,000 to two Northeast Georgia libraries over the next five years. The Cornelia and Clarkesville branches will each receive $500 per year through 2022 from the credit union beginning this year.

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Peach State Federal Credit Union Sponsors Local Students in National Competition

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Peach State President/CEO, Marshall Boutwell, Wayne Miles, Carlos Barboza, Chef Simone Byron, Jose Martinez, Arturo Perez, Peach State Chief of Staff, John Fair (Not pictured, Jorge Narvaez, Team Captain)

Pictured: Peach State President/CEO, Marshall Boutwell, Wayne Miles, Carlos Barboza, Chef Simone Byron, Jose Martinez, Arturo Perez, Peach State Chief of Staff, John Fair (Not pictured, Jorge Narvaez, Team Captain)

 

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA (April 23, 2018) – Peach State Federal Credit Union is proud to announce the sponsorship of five Meadowcreek High School culinary students on their journey to a national competition later this month. The students earned top honors in the 2018 Hospitality Foundation of Georgia ProStart State Championship. Their teacher, Chef Simone Byron, won the 2018 ProStart Teacher of the Year honor.

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Peach State Federal Credit Union Strives to Can Hunger with Food Drives Year Round

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Staff at Peach State’s Winder branch encourage members to donate with their creative collection box.

Staff at Peach State’s Winder branch encourage members to donate with their creative collection box.

 

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA (December 18, 2017) – “Hunger doesn’t just happen during the holidays,” is something that employees at Peach State Federal Credit Union hear often from President/CEO, Marshall Boutwell. For that reason, the credit union collects and donates non-perishable food items year round.

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Piedmont College Receives $50,000 Donation from Peach State Federal Credit Union

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Left to Right: James F. Mellichamp, President of Piedmont College; Marshall Boutwell, President/CEO of Peach State Federal Credit Union; Dr. Robert H. Wainberg, Professor of Biology at Piedmont College; and John Fair, Chief of Staff at Peach State Federal Credit Union

Left to Right: James F. Mellichamp, President of Piedmont College; Marshall Boutwell, President/CEO of Peach State Federal Credit Union; Dr. Robert H. Wainberg, Professor of Biology at Piedmont College; and John Fair, Chief of Staff at Peach State Federal Credit Union

 

DEMOREST, GA (December 11, 2017) – Peach State Federal Credit Union has made a $50,000 donation to Piedmont College benefitting the Dr. Robert H. Wainberg Natural Sciences Research Fund. The endowment will support research for Piedmont College students majoring in natural sciences, including biology, chemistry, and environmental science.

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Peach State Federal Credit Union Celebrates Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at “Branch of the Future” in Watkinsville

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Peach State FCU staff and Board members at the ribbon cutting for the Oconee branch

Peach State FCU staff and Board members at the ribbon cutting for the Oconee branch

 
WATKINSVILLE, GA (May 15, 2017) – Peach State FCU celebrated the official opening of their Oconee branch in Watkinsville with a ribbon cutting attended by local officials, credit union board members and local government.

“Members will find that the Oconee branch provides a unique and innovative way to bank,” said Peach State’s Senior Vice President of Branch Operations, Crystal Schmidt. “There are three state-of-the-art ATMs – one drive up and two inside – a coin counting machine, and even a coffee bar.”

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Peach State Federal Credit Union Awards Scholarships to Richmond County Students and Members

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Peach State Board Member, Bob Bradford, Brian J. Mulherin, Sr. Scholarship Recipient, Rahmel A. Gordon and Advisory Board Member, Jeff Padgett

Peach State Board Member, Bob Bradford, Brian J. Mulherin, Sr. Scholarship Recipient, Rahmel A. Gordon and Advisory Board Member, Jeff Padgett

AUGUSTA, GA (May 10, 2017) – Peach State Federal Credit Union has awarded four scholarships to Richmond County high school students. Each student received a $2,500 scholarship to assist with their college education costs:

  • The Brian J. Mulherin, Sr. Scholarship was created in honor of the late Mr. Mulherin for his commitment and dedication to the former Richmond Community Federal Credit Union and the citizens of Richmond County. The scholarship was awarded to Rahmel Gordon, a student at A.R. Johnson Health, Science and Engineering Magnet School.
  • The Gracewood Student Scholarship was established to honor the history of service built by the former Richmond Community Federal Credit Union Board of Directors. The scholarship was awarded to Malachi Walden, a student at T.W. Josey High School.

Peach State Federal Credit Union Awards Scholarships to Two Clarke County Students

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Peach State FCU’s Pomeroy Woods Scholarship Winners, Jasmine Jimenez and Tyrique Dunn

Peach State FCU’s Pomeroy Woods Scholarship Winners, Jasmine Jimenez and Tyrique Dunn

ATHENS, GA (May 10, 2017) – Two Clarke County high school seniors have been awarded the Pomeroy Woods Legacy Student Scholarships from Peach State Federal Credit Union. Tyrique Dunn, of Cedar Shoals High School, and Jasmine Jimenez, of Clarke Central High School will each receive $2,500 to assist with their college education costs.

The Pomeroy Woods Scholarships were created to honor Janet Pomeroy and Pearlie Woods’ commitment and dedication to the credit union and citizens of Clarke County. Each year, Peach State awards these scholarships to two Clarke County high school seniors on the basis of financial need, academic credentials, and a demonstrated commitment to community service.

Peach State Federal Credit Union Awards over $161,000 in Scholarships and Educational Grants

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Legacy Scholarship Winners

Legacy Scholarship Winners

 

Career Advancement Scholarship Winners

Career Advancement Scholarship Winners

 

LAWRENCEVILLE, GA (May 10, 2017) –

Peach State Federal Credit Union is proud to announce the winners of over $161,000 in scholarships and educational grants. Peach State was founded by educators more than 55 years ago and remains dedicated to supporting teachers and students. Since 2002, Peach State has awarded more than $1.1 million in scholarships and educational grants. Credit union staff and representatives from the Board of Directors gathered with the recipients to celebrate their achievements with a dessert reception. The following is a list of scholarships that were awarded.

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