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Houston Chapter Raises More Than $10,000 for Children’s Charities
Friday, November 3, 2017 6:45 AM

The Houston Chapter of Credit Unions continues to raise funds for Houston Children’s Charities through local tournaments. On Aug. 19, more than 140 participants made up of credit union staff and families participated in the chapter’s annual volleyball tournament at Willowbrook Sportsplex in Houston. The event raised more than $10,000 for its ongoing program to enhance the lives of young Houstonians.

Linda Pearsall, executive vice president at Energy Capital Credit Union and event organizer, said, “This was an excellent turnout, and the competition was intense while keeping it friendly."

The tournament winners were:

  • 1st Place         Investex Credit Union
  • 2nd Place        First Community Credit Union
  • 3rd Place         JSC Federal Credit Union

The volleyball tournament is one of many efforts the Houston Chapter of Credit Unions to support the community and enhance the quality of life in the Greater Houston Area. In recent years, the chapter has raised more than $300,000 and donated those proceeds to Children’s Charities.

The Houston Chapter of Credit Unions provides a collaborative environment for credit union professionals and volunteers to receive education and leadership development and to grow credit union community influence. The Houston Chapter is comprised of more than 100 credit unions in the Houston metropolitan area.

For additional information about the Houston Chapter of Credit Unions, visit To learn more about credit unions or to locate one in the Houston area, visit