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.
“Peach State’s commitment to education and our community leads us to many opportunities that support learning,” remarked Marshall Boutwell, Peach State’s President/CEO. “This contribution to these local libraries is a natural extension of that commitment. We’re proud to support them and the work that they do for our community.”
“This donation will allow us to provide more resources for library guests on an ongoing basis and we are so grateful for Peach State’s generosity,” said Cornelia Library Branch Manager, Annabelle Wiley. “These donations are an important contribution to fostering literacy in our community—we look forward to putting this donation to work,” said Clarkesville Library Branch Manager, Wendy Gera.
The Cornelia and Clarkesville libraries are branches of the Northeast Georgia Regional Library System, which has its headquarters in Clarkesville and works with six affiliated libraries in Habersham, Rabun, Stephens, and White Counties.
About Peach State Federal Credit Union
Peach State is a $444 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.