Insight Credit Union named the preferred credit union for Lake-Sumter State College

3/6/2015

ORLANDO, FL (March 06, 2015) – Insight Credit Union has been named the preferred credit union for Lake-Sumter State College (LSSC).

“Insight has proudly supported LSSC for a number of years through various events and sponsorships,” said George Davis, president and CEO of Insight Credit Union.  “We believe this new formalized agreement will allow Insight to further support the efforts of LSSC and the LSSC Foundation as they provide excellence in education for students in Lake and Sumter Counties.”

The agreement will provide $50,000 annually over the next eight years to the LSSC Foundation. In addition to the financial support, the partnership will provide for a co-branded debit card; creation and facilitation of a financial literacy program for faculty, staff and students; and specific support for the athletics department, theater program and the LSSC Foundation.

“Lake-Sumter State College Foundation, Inc. is excited about our partnership with Insight Credit Union,” said Rosanne Brandeburg, executive director of the LSSC Foundation. “As a non-profit organization serving Lake and Sumter counties, we consistently seek partners who actively support and believe in our community and the importance of an educated workforce, and working alongside Insight Credit Union we will continue in our mission of changing lives and building futures in Lake and Sumter counties.”

Insight Credit Union will also continue to provide volunteers at various LSSC Foundation events through the Insight Inspire program, an initiative whereby Insight employees support various community groups and charities by volunteering their time.

“We are looking forward to the additional opportunities the partnership will provide for Insight to engage with the faculty, staff and students of LSSC,” said Lauren Joseph, senior vice president of operations of Insight Credit Union.  “By working together we know the next generation will be more prepared to succeed and our community will be stronger.”

Insight Credit Union is a state-chartered credit union based in Orlando serving anyone who lives or works in Central Florida. Insight has 16 locations, over 175 employees and serves more than 50,000 members in Citrus, Lake, Marion, Orange, Seminole, Sumter and Volusia counties to name a few. A not-for-profit, Insight is a full-service financial institution offering banking, loans, mortgages and investments for consumers and businesses throughout Central Florida. For more information visit InsightCreditUnion.com or find the credit union on Facebook or Twitter.

Since 1980 the Lake-Sumter State College Foundation, Inc. has helped individuals, businesses, and organizations support the College's mission of developing our community through education. The Foundation supports the College through the funding of projects which directly or indirectly benefit students. These projects have included assistance for the Classroom Instructional Equipment, Athletics Department Equipment, the College Libraries, the Nursing Program, College Computer Labs, and support for faculty, staff, and students.

It is incorporated as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation to accept and administer private gifts on behalf of the college. The Foundation receives bequests and donations from individuals, corporations and foundations to enhance the quality of teaching and learning.

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