Generations FCU Hosts Annual Turkey Express: Staff honors SAFD by delivering turkeys to local stations
San Antonio, TX – Thursday, November 14, 2019 – Generations Federal Credit Union (GFCU) will be providing our local, hard-working fire departments with Thanksgiving turkeys. The Turkey Express annual event recognizes and honors the men and women of the San Antonio Fire Department (SAFD) who continue to protect and serve our community while sacrificing holidays with their families. At the same time, the turkeys will be part of the menu that SAFD will serve in its stations as part of “Operation Home Cooking.” This local program is designed to express warmth and hospitality to Airmen and trainees at Joint San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base by allowing them an opportunity to enjoy a holiday meal in a family atmosphere.
“We’re proud to give back to our San Antonio Fire Department in this way during the holiday season,” stated Ken Raymie, President and CEO of Generations FCU. “These men and women sacrifice spending the holidays with their own families in order to protect ours, and providing a Thanksgiving turkey to each station is just one way we can show our gratitude for their continued service to our community.”
WHAT: A press conference with GFCU and Fire Chief Charles Hood. Following the press event, GFCU staff will deliver turkeys to SAFD stations.
WHO: Woody Woodward, SAFD, Public Relations Manager
Ken Raymie, GFCU President and CEO
Letty Gonzales, GFCU VP of Member Engagement
WHEN: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: SAFD Station #1, 515 N Cherry St, San Antonio, TX 78202
“The entire staff at Fire Station One looks forward to this every year,” said SAFD Chief Hood. “There is truly no one more deserving than our teams, and we are grateful to Generations for providing this every year.”
GFCU will also be delivering turkeys to the San Antonio Police Department (SAPD) stations the following week.
About Generations Federal Credit Union
Generations Federal Credit Union (GFCU) was founded in 1940 to serve employees of the City of San Antonio, expanding to serve SA Fire Department and SA Police Department employees. GFCU now serves over 50,000 Consumer and Commercial members with multiple branch locations and virtual banking services, and holds $562 million in assets. Members enjoy competitive dividend and loan rates with low fees, and nationwide access through shared branching and electronic services. GFCU seeks to enhance the quality of life throughout its eight-county Field of Membership by promoting financial well-being, as well as through supporting and volunteering with community-serving organizations.
Membership is open to individuals who live, work, volunteer, worship, attend school, or own a business in Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe, Kendall, Medina and/or Wilson County, Texas. Businesses of all sizes can join Generations for their business banking needs; and may offer Generations membership as a benefit to their staff.