Toccoa, GA (May 29, 2018) – Peach State Federal Credit Union has made a $5,000 donation to the Currahee Military Museum, an addition to the Stephens County History Museum in Toccoa. The museum will receive $1,000 per year through 2022 from the credit union beginning this year.
Peach State’s President/CEO, Marshall Boutwell, and Chief of Staff, John Fair both served in the military prior to their careers with the credit union. “We have a special place in our hearts for those who have served in the armed forces,” remarked Boutwell. “Many of our employees and members are veterans. This donation is a tribute to their service to our country,” said Fair.
“The museum was established to preserve the legacy of Camp Toccoa,” said the museum’s Executive Director, Brenda J. Carlan. “Through this donation, Peach State will help us share this important part of local history with residents and tourists.”
The Currahee Military Museum and Stephens County History Museum are located in the Train Depot in historic downtown Toccoa, Georgia. The museum is supported exclusively through donations, volunteers, sales, admission fees and memberships.
About Peach State Federal Credit Union
Peach State is a $462 million credit union that serves more than 55,000 members in Georgia and South Carolina. Operating as a not-for-profit financial cooperative, Peach State’s mission is to provide quality financial services that meet the needs and exceed the expectations of its member-owners. For more information, visit www.peachstatefcu.org.