SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - Oct 30, 2012) - Porcupine Credit Union, the 3rd largest stand alone single branch Credit Union in Saskatchewan, is breaking the mold once again, with the exciting addition of Desiree Scott, 2012 Olympic Soccer Bronze Medalist, as their official Spokesperson. Scott will be featured in the Porcupine Credit Union''s future marketing ventures including upcoming radio and print ads. Scott is also scheduled to make a number of appearances at various Porcupine Credit Union events in 2013.
A professional athlete as a starting midfielder for the Canadian National Soccer Team, Scott has represented Canada and won medals all around the world. Being a successful and growing financial institution, the Porcupine Credit Union has the knowledge, experience and flexibility to help this 25 year old nicknamed "The Destroyer" triumph off of the field.
David DeVos, General Manager of the Porcupine Credit Union is excited with the recently formed affiliation "We are very thrilled to have the opportunity to work with such a Talented Athlete. We are confident that not only will Desiree raise the awareness of Porcupine Credit Union across Saskatchewan and Canada; we also feel that she will contribute in raising awareness of Credit Unions. We have a huge year ahead of us, from a major building expansion to having "The Destroyer" representing us…it will be a great year for Porcupine Credit Union."
"PCU possesses everything our agency looks for in a corporate partner & one that meets and exceeds the criterion for endorsing our client, Desiree Scott. We feel that PCU is the best option when choosing a financial institution in Canada & one that supports professional/national team athletes. As Desiree has an established relationship with the Credit Union, further developing the relationship was an obvious choice. As her agent, one of my most important decisions is choosing a financial institution to handle her banking needs & I''m confident PCU is the right choice."
Chuck Vine - President, Titan Sports & Entertainment
Born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba Scott currently resides in British Columbia and plays as a midfielder for the Vancouver Whitecaps. She made her debut at age 15 for the Canadian Youth Program and has claimed victory representing Canada at numerous International tournaments over the past 9 years. She was recently named Canada''s Player of the Month in January 2012 and named to the BBC-UK Top 11 Olympic Team of London 2012.
"I am truly excited to be able to represent Porcupine Credit Union and continue what is a strong & reliable partnership. Being a professional athlete it''s paramount to have the right people in your corner off the field to ensure success on the field. As an existing customer of PCU they have been nothing but helpful, courteous and educational with all my financing needs. I look forward to raising PCU''s profile in Manitoba and all across Canada."
Desiree Scott - Olympic Bronze Medalist, Canada Women''s National Team (Soccer)
Devoted to the financial success of its members, the Porcupine Credit Union is a full service financial institution, open to the public 5 days a week. Striving for excellence in everything that they do, the Porcupine Credit Union has a $1.5 Million expansion planned for early 2013. The Porcupine Credit Union has been serving Porcupine Plain and the surrounding area for over 65 years and counting.