For more information, contact:
Cheryl Van Tessier, Finesse Public Relations LLC
(608) 467-4408, [email protected]
Rebecca Gerothanas, Summit Credit Union
(608) 243-5000×4700, [email protected]
MADISON, Wis. — Summit Credit Union Chief Retail Officer Mike Bunge has been appointed to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Western Wisconsin Board of Directors.
A Waunakee resident, Mike will serve the two-year elected position until June 2011. His role complements Summit’s year-round corporate citizenship and charitable giving support of JDRF, which has included ongoing fundraising and participation in the annual Walk to Cure Diabetes. Since 2001, Summit has raised nearly $100,000 for JDRF.
About Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation:
JDRF is the leading charitable funder and advocate of type 1 (juvenile) diabetes research worldwide. The mission of JDRF is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of research. More than 80 percent of JDRF’s expenditures directly support research and research-related education. For more information, visit http://www.jdrf.org.
About Summit Credit Union:
Established in 1931, Summit Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative open to anyone in Wisconsin. Summit holds $1.4 billion in assets and has more than 107,000 members with a total of 20 locations throughout the Madison and Milwaukee areas. For more information, visit http://www.summitcreditunion.com or call (608) 243-5000 or (800) 236-5560.