Credit Union & PGEC form Partnership

Credit Union & PGEC form Partnership

Local Cooperatives Team Up to Support the Community

April 30, 2015; Prince George, VA

Fort Lee Federal Credit Union and Prince George Electric Cooperative are proud to announce their partnership to promote the betterment of the local communities they serve through financial literacy, energy efficiency education, and charitable initiatives.

CEOs from both Cooperatives believe that this partnership will add real value to the local communities by offering financial education seminars and easy, low cost home improvement suggestions that can help lower monthly energy costs. “Learning proper budgeting skills and ways to maintain good credit can make everyday household money management much less stressful for families,” said Patsy Stuard, CEO of Fort Lee FCU.

Mike Malandro, President & CEO of PGEC, reiterated the value of being financially savvy and energy conscious. “We have various messages to help member–owners cut their monthly energy bill by completing small, low cost projects that can make a difference in those monthly electric bills…every bit helps” noted Malandro.

About Fort Lee Federal Credit Union

Fort Lee Federal Credit Union is a community-chartered credit union headquartered in Prince George, VA. Since 1952, the credit union has provided affordable financial services to the community through checking, savings, and loan products. The credit union currently serves over 16,000 members, who live, work, or worship in the following localities: Fort Lee, Prince George, Dinwiddie, Chesterfield, Hopewell, Colonial Heights, Petersburg, and Sussex.

Questions can be directed to Sarah Marks, VP of Marketing and Advertising, via email at: sarah.marks@fortleecu.org. For more information on services or membership, visit www.fortleecu.org.

About Prince George Electric Cooperative

Prince George Electric Cooperative, headquartered in Waverly , Virginia, is a not-for-profit member-owned electric provider that serves more than 11,000 homes, farms and businesses in the counties of Dinwiddie, Isle of Wright, Prince George, Southampton, Surry, Sussex, and sections of the Town of Waverly.

Incorporated in 1938, PGEC was as a vision of improved quality of life by providing access to electric power in the rural communities. The Cooperative has grown from that early vision and now serves a wide range of residential and commercial member-owners in 6 counties. Prince George Electric Cooperative continues to invest in technology and infrastructure ensuring reliable, cost effective electricity to meet the demand of an ever-growing service territory.

Inquiries can be directed to Glenn Horst JR, Manager of Energy Services, via email at ghorst@pgec.coop. For additional information on PGEC services or membership, visit www.pgec.coop.

The public is invited to visit the Cooperatives’ websites at www.fortleecu.org and www.pgec.coop for further details on the schedule of upcoming events and planned presentation topics.

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