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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, October 8, 2013
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Press Release

FAIRWINDS Credit Union Goes Barefoot to Work

Orlando, FL – FAIRWINDS President/CEO Larry Tobin declared that Tuesday, October 8 would be “Barefoot Tuesday” at the credit union in an effort to collect shoes for men, women, and children in need in Central Florida. FAIRWINDS employees were encouraged to come barefoot to work on October 8 and help collect 500 pairs of shoes.

All collected shoes will go directly to support the Christian Service Center in Orlando located at:

808 W. Central Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32805

Members of the community are invited to stop by any one of FAIRWINDS’ 38 Central Florida locations by October 16 to donate a pair shoes in either new or good condition.

Visit to find your nearest branch – and to help make a difference with something as simple as a pair of shoes.


FAIRWINDS Credit Union, led by President and CEO Larry Tobin, is headquartered in Orlando and is consistently ranked as one of the best financial institutions and employers in the region. Founded in 1949, the company has 619 employees. At FAIRWINDS, we want our members to achieve financial freedom. To do this we encourage our members to save more, eliminate debt, build wealth, and live generously, supporting them every step along the way. FAIRWINDS empowers members to pursue and achieve their personal and business goals by offering products and services that promote healthy spending and saving habits.