June 2019 – #GFCUCares Events

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June 30, 2019
bcso-foundation-100-club-saCongratulations to the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office on the unveiling of the first-ever Bexar County Sheriff Office Foundation, a non-profit organization that aims to further public safety by funding continuing education for peace officers and special equipment needs for deputies and their K-9 units. The 100 Club of San Antonio presented a $25,000 check on behalf of Philanthropist Kym Rapier as seed money for the foundation. The San Antonio Area Foundation will be assisting in the management of the foundation’s funds. Congratulations BCSO!

 

June 20, 2019
boysville-june-birthday-celebration-pOur hearts are full after spending the day with the children from Boysville, Inc. to celebrate their June birthdays! Boysville is a nonprofit organization that provides a safe, family environment to San Antonio children in need.

We also want to give a big shout out to the San Antonio Police Officers Association and Blue Cares SAPOA Outreach for their support in putting on this event and providing a great bar-b-que meal for the children. And many thanks to the SAFFE officers who attended the event as well!

 

June 17, 2019
Sherrifs Deputies Promoted June 2019Congratulations were in order for the Sheriff Deputies who were promoted in rank during a ceremony held on June 17th. Congratulations to all of you, and thank you for your service!

 

 

 

June 13, 2019
k9-chucky-memorial-service-sponsorshipWe would like to recognize Becker Animal Hospital And Pet ResortThe 100 Club of San Antonio, and Las Palapas, who were recognized by the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office for providing support for the funeral of K9 Chucky, who recently passed away.

 

 


June 13, 2019

medals_june_2019We would like to recognize and thank the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office Deputies who were awarded medals for putting their lives at risk in the line of duty to save others. Thank you for your service to our community!

 

 


June 10, 2019

We’re very proud to congratulate our Member Engagement Associate Rebeca Canizales, who last Thursday graduated from the City South Leadership Academy (CSLA), a 9-month leadership program of the South SA Chamber. Further, Rebeca’s class raised $10k in college scholarship funds which were awarded to seven high school seniors at the CSLA ceremony. Rebeca also serves as Co-Chair of the South San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors Program, which welcomes new businesses to the Chamber and serves as an ongoing champion/liaison for these members.

 

 

 


June 9, 2019

On Friday, our team members attended the annual Gathering of Angels Luncheon hosted by Boysville, Inc., a non-profit organization that helps provide a safe family environment for children in need in our community. The annual luncheon recognizes supporters, volunteers, staff members, and all members of the community that support Boysville’s mission. Generations’ VP of Member Engagement Letty Gonzales is a board member of Boysville and attended the luncheon, along with our Executive VP & COO Ken Raymie and Chief Lending Officer Kim Kieny.


June 8, 2019

The First Chance Foundation, headed up by Clint and Lisa Swindall, raises funds to help support non-profits serving children in need in our area. Last weekend, First Chance hosted their annual Ribs & ‘Ritas event, setting another record by raising over $200,000! Generations is proud to have been a Silver Sponsor of the event. Our Executive VP & COO Ken Raymie, VP of Community Engagement Letty Gonzales, and VP of Commercial Services Mark Johnston represented the credit union at the event.

 

 

 

 

June 3, 2019

Our hearts go out to K-9 Kai, who passed away recently, and her family. Kai was an Acceleration Detection K-9 who worked with the San Antonio Fire Department for nine years. At Kai’s memorial service, donors contributed funds to Animal Care Services to help other rescue dogs like Kai. GFCU Executive VP & COO Ken Raymie and VP of Community Engagement Letty Gonzales attended the memorial event to honor Kai. Our thoughts and prayers are with Kai’s family.

 

Week of June 2, 2019

We learned about initiatives and projects planned for Bexar at the State of the County event hosted by the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce. We were happy to share a table with our friends from KFW Engineers & Surveying and their guest, Chief of Staff for the Mayor’s Office Trey Jacobson. Our Executive VP & COO Ken Raymie as well as our VP of Community Engagement Letty Gonzales attended the event.

 

June 1, 2019

We had a blast at the 2019 San Antonio Sports Corporate Cup!  We spent the morning scoring points on frisbee toss, football toss, sack race, tug of war and more! Afterward, our team happily enjoyed some homemade bar-b-que and relaxed at the Athlete’s Village.