San Rafael, CA—The Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership(Center) announced Redwood Credit Union(RCU) has joined the roster of sponsors for the 19thAnnual Heart of Marin Awards, taking place on January 5, 2012 at the Marin Center. The Heart of Marin Awards has provided funding and recognition to hundreds of nonprofit organizations, schools and youth volunteers since being created in 1992.
“Redwood Credit Union has been a local community partner for many years, and we are very excited they have joined our list of distinguished sponsors,” said Linda Davis, Chief Executive Officer of the Center.
“The Heart of Marin Awards have benefited the community and provided funding to many worthy individuals and organizations over the years, and we are pleased to be one of this year’s sponsors,” said Brett Martinez, President & CEO of Redwood Credit Union. RCU, with 18 North Bay locations including 2 in Marin County, is a sponsor of the “Achievement in Nonprofit Excellence” Award.
Jan Wahl, Film Critic for KRON 4 and KCBS, will emcee the event. Awards of $5,000 are made to recipients for their organizations. Awards of $1,000 each will also be presented to up to five Youth Volunteers. Tickets are available online via the Center’s website at www.cvnl.org.
About Redwood Credit Union: Founded in 1950, Redwood Credit Union offers full-service personal and business banking to anyone living or working in the North Bay and San Francisco, with 18 branch locations and a full range of online services. In addition to checking accounts, savings and investment products, auto and home loans, credit cards, business services, financial management and retirement planning, RCU also offers insurance and auto-buying services. Redwood Credit Union is a local, Member-owned financial cooperative serving 210,000 Members with nearly $2 billion in assets. For more information, please visit www.redwoodcu.orgor call 1 (800) 479-7928.