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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, April 27, 2015
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Press Release

FAIRWINDS Credit Union Presented with UCF Partnership Award

ORLANDO, FL – FAIRWINDS Credit Union was presented with the UCF Partnership Award in recognition of the credit union’s years of philanthropy, service, and commitment to the University of Central Florida. UCF President John C. Hitt recognized the credit union at the President’s Partnership Reception, an annual event honoring the philanthropic support provided by the UCF’s corporate partners.

For more than 20 years, FAIRWINDS has provided support to the University through a variety of endeavors and programs including scholarships, campus events, financial literacy courses, and academic positions. The credit union was a significant contributor to the construction of the on-campus FAIRWINDS Alumni Center, which has been open since 2004. In 2012, FAIRWINDS was selected as the Official Student Banking Services Provider for the University.


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.