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Annual ACU Turkey Shoot Golf Tournament Brings $60,000 in Donations for Three JBLM Charities

Tuesday, December 19, 2017  
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  Photo From Left to Right Titus Will Chevrolet Parkland General Manager, Greg Hemenway, ACU President/CEO, Kenneth Leonard, Santa’s Castle’s VP of Purchasing, Anita Vargo and President Shelly Hinzman, Donna Gotel, AFC (r) CCCR, Arnold Norem, M. Ed AFC, Installation Commander COL Lucas, COL Albrycht and CSM Mulryan. 

JBLM, WA – December 19, 2017
On November 3rd, 2017, America’s Credit Union (ACU), held its 17th Annual Turkey Shoot Golf Tournament at Eagles Pride Golf Course. Many local businesses and over 170 golfers, including guest soldiers, participated to help raise $60,000.00 for Santa’s Castle, The Holiday Assistance Program and The Madigan Foundation on JBLM.

The tournament originally started to get Santa’s Castle off the ground. Santa’s Castle is a local charity that assists soldiers in need by providing Christmas presents for them to give to their families. Later, the tournament was expanded to also benefit the JBLM Holiday Assistance Program and the Madigan Foundation which helps to pay soldiers and their families’ medical costs not covered through insurance.

Kenneth S. Leonard, President/CEO of America’s Credit Union, has been there from the beginning and shared the history and meaning of the tournament as well as his commitment to give back to our soldiers. ACU and Ken are honored to contribute to the morale and welfare of our military.

ACU wishes to thank the following sponsors for their support of this tournament:

Commander in Chief Sponsorship - Titus Will Chevrolet Parkland
Lamar - Secretary of Defense
SWBS - Chief of Staff

Platoon Leader sponsorships:

Cascade Print Media
Northwest Motor Sports
ACU Financial Services
Hauser Jones & SAS LLC
Northwest Chevrolet
Experian
Lacey Costco
US Family Healthpla
American Reporting Co.
UpTown Lounge
Sound Credit Union
T-Mobile
BMW Northwest
Vintage magic
Vantage Community
Defense Credit Union Council
Profound Recovery
Kim Brewer
Rusty George Creative
Enterprise Car Sales
Ichiban Services
I-5 Design
Arrow Cleaning
On Approach
Bruce Titus
CUNA Mutual
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Cigar Daddies

ACU would like to give a special thank you to the Walmart Spanaway Store for supplying turkeys and Dimitri’s Gourmet Mixes for continuing to make our event a great success.