Metro Credit Union Donates Children’s Books to Local School

June 30, 2011
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Pictured, (left to right) Gretchen Coughlin, Marketing Manager, Metro, Alice Cohen, Milieu Director, Manville School, and Marlene Collins, Branch Manager, Metro.

As part of its ongoing efforts to promote literacy, Metro Credit Union recently participated in the Massachusetts Credit Union League’s Annual Children’s Book Drive. This year, Metro selected the Manville School as the recipient of the eight boxes of children’s books that were donated by Metro members and employees.  In addition, Metro presented Alice Cohen, Milieu Director of the Manville School, with a $500 Barnes & Noble gift card to help supplement their school library.

The Manville School is a therapeutic day school for children who experience emotional, neurological, or learning difficulties. Manville is a school where students with challenging needs can experience academic success, skill development, and emotional maturation. To learn more about this innovative school, visit http://www.jbcc.harvard.edu/Manville.html.

About Metro Credit Union
Metro Credit Union is one of the largest credit unions in Massachusetts with over $865 million in assets, and serves over 120,000 members.  Established in 1926 and based in Chelsea, Metro offers superior service and a full range of financial products, including investment and insurance offerings, for consumers and businesses in eastern Massachusetts.  Metro has twelve branch offices conveniently located in Boston, Burlington, Chelsea, Framingham, Lawrence, Lynn, Peabody, Salem, and Tewksbury. Metro is also a leader in workplace banking, serving over 1,800 companies throughout the state.


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