Beacon awards funds to 3 local organizations

Featured are winners of Beacon Credit Union’s 10th annual Project Spotlight program. Representatives from winning programs are (from left) Dawn Stanley, of Helping Paws, Erin Didion, of Love In the Name of Christ, Beacon representative Cheryl McCoy, and Jean Pasko, of Drake Goetz Memorial Park. The program received 68 nominations and over 64,000 votes over a one-month voting period.
Featured are winners of Beacon Credit Union’s 10th annual Project Spotlight program. Representatives from winning programs are (from left) Dawn Stanley, of Helping Paws, Erin Didion, of Love In the Name of Christ, Beacon representative Cheryl McCoy, and Jean Pasko, of Drake Goetz Memorial Park. The program received 68 nominations and over 64,000 votes over a one-month voting period. Photo provided.

Over 5,000 votes from residents of Huntington County determined the winners of Beacon Credit Union’s 10th annual Project Spotlight program. Thanks to the engagement of our communities, Beacon Credit Union will be donating $1,750 to three charitable organizations/projects in Huntington County.

The winners for 2020 are:

• First place, Helping Paws Pet Haven, Inc. – $1,000.

• Second place – Love In the Name of Christ – $500.

• Bonus Draw – Drake Goetz Memorial Park – $250.

The program received 68 nominations and over 64,000 votes overall for charitable organizations this year in one month of voting.

The voting process was held during the month of July this year. The public was able to vote via social media, Beacon Credit Union’s website, or in one of its 19 full-service member centers. A check presentation was held on Aug. 15 at Beacon’s Huntington Member Center, 136 Northpoint Ave., with the winning organizations.