For Immediate Release
Topeka, KS – November 7, 2017:
The Military Veteran Project is thankful to Azura Credit Union to lead sponsors of the fifth annual Salute Our Heroes Festival & Topeka Veterans Parade, to be held on Saturday, November 11, 2017.
This annual event is on a mission to be one of the largest celebration of service in our country. While carrying on the traditions of honoring the service and sacrifice of veterans , offering the public the opportunity to show their support for those who serve on our nation's most visible stage in the State Capitol of Kansas, Topeka. Sponsorships and contributions to the patriotic festival directly benefits support programs, alternative treatments and research for military suicide prevention. For sponsorship and ticket information and to learn more about this event, visit https://www.militaryveteranproject.org/saluteourheroesfestivaltopeka.html
Established in 2012, the Military Veteran Project secures funding for alternative treatments not provided by Veterans Administration, research and advocacy in Washington DC
to assist with achieving its mission. Events such as the Salute Our Heroes Festival, which had a record breaking number of 6,000 people in attendance for the 2016 year, assisting with mobilizing public support for our veterans, connecting our veterans with resources, and organizations serving our veterans.
About Azura Credit Union
History of Educational Credit Union
Educational Credit Union was formed in 1939 as Topeka Teachers Credit Union by a group of educators. The credit union started with just 29 members and $144 in total assets. At the time of merger, Educational Credit Union boasted over 24,000 members, with over $208 million in total assets.
History of Quest Credit Union
Quest Credit Union was founded in 2010 with the merger of Credit Unions United (1951) and Credit Union One of Kansas (1956.) Their membership roots run deeply with The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Bell Telephone, State of Kansas Employees and more. At time of merger, Quest had over 23,000 members, with over $274 million in total assets.
Going Forward, and Above and Beyond
As Azura Credit Union, the merger expanded services and opportunities for members, while providing efficiency and technology benefits. Between both credit unions, we have over 140 years of serving our Kansas members and surrounding communities.
About Military Veteran Project
The Military Veteran Project. is a private, nonprofit 501(c)3 corporation. It is governed by a volunteer board of directors, composed of business and community leaders. Its board meets monthly and lends it expertise to the operations of the Foundation.
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