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Altura Supports March Air Base Personnel & Families


h4. 46th Annual Military Appreciation Picnic

(Riverside, Calif.) Sept. 24, 2018 – Altura Credit Union recently honored 5,000 military personnel and their families at the 46th Annual Military Appreciation Picnic at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, Calif. Altura and its two dozen volunteers joined with other local businesses and community partners for the event hosted by the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce.

Held at LeMay Park on the base, the picnic is free for military families thanks to the sponsorships provided by many local and military-related companies who not only underwrite the event’s costs, but also provide about 300 volunteers.

The volunteers cooked and served food to the thousands at the park, and staffed a miniature amusement park and inflatable play structures for the kids.

“This is such a feel-good event for all of us at Altura,” says Tina Covington, Altura’s vice president of Business Development. “It’s an opportunity for us to thank these individuals and families who sacrifice so much to keep all of us safe.”

U.S. Military personnel, U.S. Government employees and civilian employees working at March Air Reserve Base; and retirees of the United States Armed Forces are eligible for membership at Altura, which is just one reason behind the credit union’s close relationship with the base.

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March Air Reserve Base personnel show off Altura Credit Union’s military-themed t-shirts worn by its volunteers at the 46th Annual Military Appreciation Picnic. In addition to two dozen volunteers, Altura was again a sponsor of the event for 5,000 held in conjunction with many other local businesses.

Based in the Inland Empire for 60 years, Altura Credit Union serves more than 125,000 Members, has $1.356 billion in total assets and operates 13 branch offices in Riverside County. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Riverside and San Diego counties; selected cities in San Bernardino and Orange counties; as well as U.S. Military, U.S. Government and Civilian employees working at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County; and retirees of the United States Armed Forces. For more information on Altura, visit www.alturacu.com, or call 1-888-883-7228.