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Navy Marine-Corps. Relief Society Scores $50,000 Thanks to Local Friends of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society and PenAir

Pensacola, FL. (April 12, 2022) – The Friends of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, Inc., (FNMCRS) a 501(c)(3) organization facilitated by PenAir Federal Credit Union (PenAir), presented a check in the amount of $50,000 to the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) of Pensacola. Funds were raised during the 22nd Annual Friends of the NMCRS Charity Golf Tournament held at Scenic Hills Country Club in Pensacola, FL.

To date, the local community has helped raise more than $550,000 to further the mission of NMCRS at Naval Air Station Pensacola. For twenty-two years, the credit union has hosted an annual charity golf tournament to raise funds on behalf of the society who is unable to solicit their own funding. The Pensacola society is highly ranked in the nation for receiving the most financial support by its community.

“PenAir plays a vital role as a community partner supporting Pensacola’s military families,” says Joy Barnes, Director for the local Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. “Thanks to the generous support of PenAir Federal Credit Union, the Navy-Marine Corps. Relief Society can provide much needed financial assistance and education to our service members in their desperate times of need.”

The funds given will be used to support the emergency financial needs of our local military and help fund programs like the Visiting Nurse Program in addition to Quick Assistance Loans, Budget for Baby Workshops, Emergency Travel Loans, Education Assistance, Health Education and Post-Combat Support, Disaster Relief and Financial Assistance and Counseling.

“PenAir is honored to remain a strong community partner of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society,” says Delbert Lee Morgan, President and CEO for PenAir Federal Credit Union. “We’re proud to host the 22nd Annual Friends of the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Charity Golf Tournament. Over the years, this tournament has enabled us to raise more than $550,000 toward enhancing lives of our military families at NAS Pensacola.”

The Navy-Marine Corps. Relief Society, established in 1904, serves to provide financial, educational, and other need-based assistance to active-duty and retired Sailors, Marines and their eligible family members and survivors. The organization helps service members improve their personal financial skills and encourages individual financial responsibility. For more information, visit nmcrs.org.

About PenAir Federal Credit Union

At PenAir Federal Credit Union, respect is a guiding principle. As the largest and oldest credit union headquartered in Pensacola, Florida, with $2.3 billion in assets, PenAir is dedicated to enhancing lives through exceptional service, strength, and financial solutions. With 11 locations in Northwest Florida and Southeast Alabama combined with online and mobile banking, we provide worldwide reach. PenAir is a not-for-profit, member-owned financial institution, serving the community and improving lives since 1936. For more information, visit penair.org.

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