Beacon’s Project Spotlight donates funds

Katie Stam (left), of Beacon Credit Union, and Cheryl McCoy (right), manager of Beacon’s Huntington branch, present cash donations to (front, from left) Dawn Stanley, of Helping Paws Pet Haven, and Staci Mathias, of Habitat for Humanity; and (back, from left) Rev. Jimi Staton, of New Life Ministries; and JoAnn Burnau and Maureen Flynn, both of Habitat for Humanity.
Katie Stam (left), of Beacon Credit Union, and Cheryl McCoy (right), manager of Beacon’s Huntington branch, present cash donations to (front, from left) Dawn Stanley, of Helping Paws Pet Haven, and Staci Mathias, of Habitat for Humanity; and (back, from left) Rev. Jimi Staton, of New Life Ministries; and JoAnn Burnau and Maureen Flynn, both of Habitat for Humanity. Photo by Cindy Klepper.

Beacon Credit Union has donated $1,750 to three charitable organizations and projects in Huntington County.

Recipients were chosen by community votes cast in Beacon’s Project Spotlight.

The first place winner, Helping Paws Pet Haven, Inc., received $1,000 from the credit union. The second place winner, New Life Ministries, received $500 and the third place winner, Habitat for Humanity, received $250.

Beacon Credit Union received a record number of nominees this year, with 204 charitable organizations nominated.

The voting was held during August and September.