Credit Union car draw win­ners

Wicklow People (West Edition) - - NEWS -

THE pre­sen­ta­tions came thick and fast at Bless­ing­ton Credit Union for the an­nual car draw prizes, fol­lowed by a do­na­tion to Bless­ing­ton Com­mu­nity Col­lege.

A mem­ber of staff was also hon­oured af­ter com­plet­ing her ex­ams to be a qual­i­fied fi­nan­cial ad­vi­sor.

Each draw con­sists of a first prize of a car or cash plus a fur­ther four prizes to­talling €2000.

The car win­ner for the Au­gust draw was Martin Ryan of Lacken. He­lena Miller, Bless­ing­ton, won €1,000. Stephen McGrath of Bal­ty­boys col­lected a cheque for €500.

Eimear Flood, Bless­ing­ton, was pre­sented with a cheque worth 300.

David Browne, Bless­ing­ton, won €200 in the draw.

The car draw com­menced in 2003 is now well es­tab­lished and grow­ing year by year. To date in ex­cess of 1,800 Bless­ing­ton Credit Union mem­bers have signed up to par­tic­i­pate.

The Credit Union also col­lab­o­rated with Bless­ing­ton Com­mu­nity Col­lege as part of the Clued-In pro­gramme, whereby stu­dents are taught about per­sonal fi­nance and the role of credit unions.

Kieran Burke, Prin­ci­pal of Bless­ing­ton Com­mu­nity Col­lege, was pre­sented with a do­na­tion to go to­ward an up­com­ing trip be­ing un­der­taken by tran­si­tion year stu­dents. Fi­nally a spe­cial pre­sen­ta­tion was made to Bless­ing­ton Credit Union staff mem­ber Sindy Far­rell who re­cently passed her fi­nal QFA ex­am­i­na­tions and is now a full qual­i­fied fi­nan­cial ad­vi­sor.

John Keogh and Madge Tyrrell from Bless­ing­ton Credit Union make a pre­sen­ta­tion to Kieran Burke (cen­tre), Prin­ci­pal of Bless­ing­ton Com­mu­nity Col­lege.

He­len Daly presents Sindy Far­rell with her QFA Award.

He­len McGrath presents Stephen McGrath with his €500 prize.

Martin Ryan, first prize win­ner in the car draw, re­ceives his prize from He­len Ryan.

David Browne re­ceives his €200 prize from He­len Daly.

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