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Porcupine Credit Union Donates $15,000 to Town of Porcupine Plain

PORCUPINE PLAIN, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - Dec 5, 2012) - The board of Porcupine Credit Union has announced a $15,000 donation to assist with renovations for the Porcupine medical clinic. The donation will be given to the Town of Porcupine Plain to help offset the costs involved. The medical clinic will be re-locating to Quilly''s Community Place, the old elementary school, and is in need of substantial renovations to suit the medical clinic''s needs.

General Manager, David DeVos states they are committed to the Porcupine Plain area, "We donate and sponsor to a number of events annually in our community and area, as a way to share our successes. A medical clinic is the foundation of a small town in Saskatchewan and our donation will ensure that the Town of Porcupine Plain and area maintains a Doctor and continues to be sustainable for years to come. We are committed to being a community builder and committed to the Porcupine Plain area."

Dedicated to community development, the Porcupine Credit Union has donated over $42,000.00 in the last year to local organizations and groups in the area. David Bohachewski, President of the Board of Directors says, "Our community is important to us and plays a major role in the success of the Porcupine Credit Union. The donation is about giving back and sharing our success. It''s what good neighbours do. We take pride in giving back to local projects and the Board believes that this is an especially worthy venture to support."

"We couldn''t be happier with the $15,000.00 donation from the Porcupine Credit Union. It''s great to have a local financial institution that is so involved in giving back to our community. The re-location of the medical clinic is huge in securing the future of medical services in Porcupine Plain, and it couldn''t be done without the help of businesses such as the Porcupine Credit Union", says Carol Belchamber, Mayor of Porcupine Plain.

Porcupine Credit Union is a full service financial institution with 24 hour ATM service. In operation for over 65 years, Porcupine Credit Union is committed to community investment and realizes the importance of the medical team in Porcupine Plain. They encourage other local companies and residents to give and get involved. The cheque presentation will take place on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at the Porcupine Plain Community Centre at 12:00 pm.