Basic Hygiene Items Donated
HRECU Partners with Hampton City Schools Title I Program
The credit union collected hygiene items and monetary donations to distribute to the 14 Hampton City Schools Title I Program locations. Many of the basic hygiene items were needed, such as deodorant, soap, and toothpaste. The Hampton City Schools Title I Department is a federally funded program that operates under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB). Students are identified as economically disadvantaged by their free and reduced lunch status.
Pictured above: (L-R) HRECU's Sue Thrash presented Tyler Elementary School's Community Engagement Coordinator Amy Killian with an assortment of requested hygiene items.
Governor Northam Signs Executive Directive
With the help of students Domani Smith, Emory Hatchett and Chauncy Featherson, Governor Ralph Northam signed an Executive Directive creating a team to look at expanding access to early childhood education. The ceremony was held at the Downtown Hampton Child Development Center on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. He and Virginia First Lady Pamela Northam visited the Center and spoke about the importance of expanding access to early childhood education. HRECU was honored to be a part of this special day.
Bryant & Stratton College Celebrates 165 Years
HRECU participated in a Health and Wellness Fair hosted by Bryant Stratton College in celebration of their 165th Anniversary. The event took place on July 24th at the Hampton campus. As a private school located in Hampton, all students and employees of Bryant & Stratton College are eligible to join HRECU. Congratulations Bryant & Stratton College!