SANTA ANA, Calif. – Dec. 11, 2018 – Orange County’s Credit Union was honored at the 21st Annual Nuestra Imagen Awards as the 2018 Excellence In Corporate Business recipient. The award specifically highlighted Orange County’s Credit Union for its commitment to the Long Beach community.
“We are humbled to receive such a prestigious award from a community of people who mean so much to our organization,” said Azul Sanchez, AVP and regional branch manager at Orange County’s Credit Union in Long Beach. “With this award, we remain devoted to ensuring the people of Long Beach are provided a higher quality of life because that is whatwe, as a community, deserve.”
Orange County’s Credit Union was recognized for their efforts in the Long Beach community and its residents. Since 2003, the Long Beach team has been actively involved in local initiatives to enhance the quality of life throughout the city. In the last five years, the Credit Union has hosted 51 financial education workshops and participated in 174 community events including naturalization workshops, tree plantings, and neighborhood cleanups. Thus far in 2018, they’ve contributed over 350 volunteer hours with community partners and small organizations that work toward a vision of strengthening the Long Beach community.
Nuestra Imagen Gala Awards is an annual dinner and fundraiser presented by Centro C.H.A. to honor notable individuals and businesses that exemplify excellence in leadership through revitalizing neighborhoods, places and businesses. As a result, these people and businesses make Long Beach a safer, healthier and more vibrant place to live, work and play. Proceeds from the event will further the organization’s mission to provide quality programing to improve the lives of low income youth and families through civic engagement, higher education and workforce development services, while promoting beautiful communities throughout Long Beach.
ABOUT ORANGE COUNTY’S CREDIT UNION
Orange County’s Credit Union is a Santa Ana-based financial services provider established in 1938 with more than 106,000 members. As a not-for-profit financial services provider exceeding $1.6 billion in assets, Orange County’s Credit Union is owned by Members, not shareholders, which means its profits are returned to Members in the form of fewer fees, lower loan rates and enhanced products and services. Orange County’s Credit Union offers services including, checking and mobile banking, savings, retirement accounts, as well as auto, small business and home loans, with new mortgage offerings including the Zero Down and 3% Down options. Ranked in the top three percent of credit unions nationwide based on assets, anyone who lives or works in Orange or Riverside Counties and the neighboring communities of Long Beach, Signal Hill, Lakewood and Cerritos can bank at Orange County’s Credit Union.