Community Financial Credit Union Asks Residents to Give a "Thumbs Up For Charity"

Mar 06, 2012, 17:39 ET from Community Financial Credit Union

PLYMOUTH, Mich., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When a job is well done, a common sign of approval is a thumbs up.  Now, Community Financial Credit Union is offering the community a chance to give a collective thumbs up and $25,000 to its favorite charities.

From March 5 through March 30, Community Financial will be accepting nominations from individuals sharing which charitable organization deserve a "Thumbs Up" and a donation in recognition of the good work it does in the community.  

Nominations can be made at

The nominations will result in five finalists being chosen and put to a vote on the website for a chance to win the $10,000 grand prize.  The charities that finish in second and third place will receive $5,000 each and the fourth and fifth place finishers will each receive $2,500.

"The nonprofit groups in our communities do an amazing job and we are proud to support them throughout the year," said Bill Lawton, Community Financial president/CEO. "However, we wanted to provide the residents of our communities a chance to tell us which groups they think deserve recognition, and "Thumbs Up for Charity" gives them that opportunity."

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About Community Financial Credit Union

Headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, membership in Community Financial Credit Union is open to anyone who lives, works, worships, volunteers, or attends school in the Michigan cities, townships or counties of Plymouth, Canton, Northville, Novi, Alpena, Otsego and Montmorency.  With more than 48,000 members, Community Financial provides financial services to members at eight branch locations and through a variety of automated and online services.  For more information, visit or call (877) 937-2328.

SOURCE Community Financial Credit Union