Credit union wins Chamber award

DOWNEY - Financial Partners Credit Union was honored as "Large Business of the Year" when the Downey Chamber of Commerce held its annual awards luncheon July 30 at the Rio Hondo Event Center,The credit union has been a longtime fixture in the community, having sponsored many community events, including the Holiday Lane Parade, Street and Arc Walk. The company also sponsors the Children's Miracle Network and Revlon Run/Walk for Women, and hosts financial education seminars at Columbus High School. The Law Offices of Alex Saab was honored as Small Business of the Year for its work in assisting needy families pro bono. Saab, who is expected to be a candidate for City Council this November, is also active with Kiwanis and sits on several boards of the Downey Association of Realtors. Saab is a member of the Chamber's board of directors and is active on several committees. Other award winners included Patricia Kotze, Director of the Year; and Jeannie Wood, Volunteer of the Year. Committee Persons of the Year included Saab, Wood, Maria Larkin, Raul Lopez and John Casillas.

********** Published: August 5, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 16