JA Nova Scotia is pleased to announce the partnership of East Coast, iNova, Teacher’s Plus and Provincial Government Employees Credit Unions as the Presenting Sponsors
For Immediate Release
Halifax, NS – February 14, 2018
JA Nova Scotia is pleased to announce the partnership of East Coast, iNova, Teacher’s Plus and Provincial Government Employees Credit Unions as the presenting sponsors of the Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame Event, to be held on June 6, 2018.
East Coast Credit Union President & CEO Ken Shea states, “As a Junior Achievement Alumni, it gives me great pleasure to be a part of this fabulous event to honour Nova Scotia Business Leaders. East Coast Credit Union feels this reflects the Credit Union’s ongoing commitment to the business community and economic development across our great province.”
“We are thrilled to have the partnership of metro credit unions lead by East Coast Credit union as our presenting sponsor for the Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame. As partners, they are deeply engaged in the JA mission as mentors and supporters and alumni. We look forward to sharing in this wonderful journey and a unique collaboration model with East Coast and the metro credit unions!” said Kristin Williams, President & CEO at JA Nova Scotia.
The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame serves to inspire the next generation of leaders and entrepreneurs. Each year, laureates are inducted whose lifetime achievements provide an example to young entrepreneurs and business leaders of tomorrow of what is possible with determination, hard work, and effective leadership. The Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame contributes significantly to JA’s mission of inspiring and preparing youth to succeed in the global economy. For sponsorship and ticket information, and to learn more about this event, visit www.nsbusinesshalloffame.ca
About East Coast Credit Union
East Coast Credit Union is a dynamic, full service, financial co-operative using a member-first approach to partner with individual and business members to achieve financial success. East Coast Credit Union is the largest credit unions in Atlantic Canada with approximately $700 million in assets and serving over 41,000 members from a branch network reaching from Cape Breton to Halifax, giving you more access when and where you need it. They have grown to become a stronger credit union that is focused on investing in your communities, providing competitive products and new services and building relationships with your unique financial needs in mind. Providing convenient and flexible banking options means their members can do their banking any way, anywhere! They are proud to be a part of the credit union system that has been ranked first in customer service excellence out of all financial institutions for 12 years in a row. East Coast Credit Union is locally owned by their members. They are committed to supporting the communities they live and work in through not only financial support but also countless volunteer hours.
About Teacher Plus Credit Union
Teacher Plus Credit Union is a full service, financial co-operative using a member-first approach to partner with individual members to achieve financial success. Teacher Plus Credit Union was started in 1954 as The Nova Scotia Teachers Credit Union and now serves teachers throughout Nova Scotia as well as anyone interested in joining. Teachers Plus Credit Union has over $55 million in assets and serving over 3,000 members from its branch in Bedford, Nova Scotia. Teachers Plus provides a top-quality banking services and honest financial advice including technology that allows you to conduct your banking anytime, anywhere. They are proud to be a part of the credit union system that has been ranked first in customer service excellence out of all financial institutions for 12 years in a row. Teachers Plus Credit Union is locally owned by their members. They are committed to supporting the communities they live and work in through not only financial support but also through charitable support and volunteer hours.
About Provincial Government Employees Credit Union
The Provincial Government Employees Credit Union is a unique full service financial institution dedicated only to the Province of Nova Scotia's Provincial Government Employees. This difference is integral to who we are; it is what sets us apart. and why our efforts are firmly focused on the financial well-being of Civil Servants. We exist to improve your financial well-being so when you profit, we all profit.
About iNova Credit Union
As a member focused financial co-operative, iNova exists to serve its members. This means that when you open a banking account with us you’re not just a customer— you’re a member owner. That means we exist to improve your financial stability so that when you profit, we profit. We believe in contributing to the communities we serve in the Halifax and surrounding areas and in this way, are a proud supporter of your community. Contact iNova today www.inovacreditunion.coop.
About the Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame
The Business Hall of Fame was initiated in 1993 to recognize the contribution made to business by successful leaders and entrepreneurs. Over 25 years, 89 Laureates have been inducted annually. Each year, the Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame honours individuals who inspire the business community and future business leaders with a record of unparalleled lifetime achievement. Laureates exemplify growth, courage and success.
About JA Nova Scotia
Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia provides hands-on experiential learning in the classroom and through extra-curricular activities. Programs focus on three educational pillars: financial literacy, workplace readiness and entrepreneurship. JA recruits volunteers from the business community to collaborate on the delivery of programs, which exposes students to real world business perspectives and ideas.