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Press Release May 10th, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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Michelle Rosner
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1st Financial Federal Credit Union CEO Leads Chamber of Commerce High School Education Program

St. Louis, MO (May 10, 2011) –1st Financial Federal Credit Union, located in Wentzville, St. Charles, Hazelwood, and downtown St. Louis, Missouri recently participated with the Wentzville Chamber of Commerce, Wentzville Rotary and the Kiwanis Club of West St. Charles County in offering local middle school students the opportunity to learn from one another by conducting the CHOICES Education Program.

On April 18 and 19, 2011 the three organizations along with volunteer Frank Nelson, CEO of 1st Financial Federal Credit Union and Chamber member, visited Wentzville Middle School to help the eighth grade students understand the importance of making good choices in their lives and how the choices they make will affect their futures.

Volunteers from the local business community took students through their daily routines, cost of living, education and job opportunities, and helped them develop goals for themselves.

"I truly enjoyed their desire and willingness to learn about different careers," said Frank. "I had the opportunity to learn about the students career aspirations and affirm their desire of pursuing a college degree."

The three organizations will be planning another CHOICES Education Day to help facilitate more learning and give students the opportunity to explore their career interests.

Frank Nelson – CEO of 1st Financial Federal Credit Union

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