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Superior Choice Credit Union fundraiser generates $1,775 for Honor Flight Northland

Honor Flight Northland Donation photo

Thanks to generosity from Superior Choice Credit Union members, employees, and community members, Honor Flight Northland received a $1,775 donation from SCCU’s November Honor Flight fundraiser.

In honor of Veterans Day, from November 1 through November 30, all branches of Superior Choice Credit Union accepted donations for Honor Flight Northland. Members and community members who made a donation could write their support message on a red, white, or blue Honor Flight Northland slip of paper to decorate branches. SCCU offered to match up to $2,500 in donations.

“With Veterans Day falling in November, we wanted to do a fundraiser that would impact veterans in our service areas — from northeastern Minnesota all the way down to the area around our branch in Mellen, Wisconsin,” Gary Elliott, SCCU President/CEO said. “Honor Flight Northland was the perfect fit. They serve veterans all over our service area, and have made a personal impact on some of our employees’ family members. We’re thrilled that our members and community members rallied behind the cause to make such a large donation.”

Honor Flight Northland Organizer Karin Swor (pictured center) joined Ben Altonen (pictured left) and Gary Elliott (pictured right) of SCCU’s executive management team on Dec. 20 for a check presentation and photo opportunity. 

About Honor Flight Northland
Honor Flight Northland is a non-profit organization created solely to honor veterans living in Northeastern Minnesota and Northwestern Wisconsin for all their sacrifices. Honor Flight Northland transports veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit and reflect on their memorials. The next Honor Flight Northland trip is slated for April 2018. Visit for more information.

About Superior Choice Credit Union
Superior Choice Credit Union operates six full-service branch locations around the Northland offering a full line of financial products and services. Since 1932, SCCU has been serving the financial needs of its member/owners. As a member-owned cooperative, members have a say in their financial institution. Please visit for more information. Superior Choice Credit Union is federally insured by NCUA. Equal housing opportunity.

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