Area FCU?Holds Toys For Kids Dinner

The annual Greater Chautauqua Federal Credit Union’s Toys For Kids Dinner was held recently at Celoron Legion Herman Kent Post 777.

People attending the event included employees from more than 50 credit unions; Doug and Kris Kibbe from Love, Inc. of Jamestown; Jim and Gloria Hayes from Union Relief of Westfield; Marge Kazz and Dirck VanDeusen representing the Credit Union Association of New York; Laura McFall representing Alloya Corporate Federal Credit Union; and guest speaker, Assemblyman Andrew Goodell.

Toys were donated to Love INC of Jamestown and Union Relief of Westfield. More than 650 toys were donated to the event and were evenly divided between the two organizations.

An additional $400 was raised during the event for wrapping paper and other items needed. The toys were collected in the offices of the following credit unions through October and November: Jamestown Area Community Federal Credit Union; Greater Chautauqua Federal Credit Union; Inner Lakes Federal Credit Union; Southern Chautauqua Federal Credit Union; Affinity One Federal Credit Union; and Jamestown Post Office Employees Credit Union.