PenFed Sponsors Ft. Buchanan Troop and Family Appreciation Day

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All military personnel and their families are invited to enjoy a festive afternoon of fun activities for all ages followed by an evening of live Salsa and Merengue.

The fact that November is Military Family Month may look like great timing on our part, but at PenFed, we believe in celebrating the nation’s defenders and their families every day. It’s just who we are.

In cooperation with the Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico Command Group, PenFed Credit Union (PenFed) is sponsoring a Troop & Family Appreciation Day at the installation’s Community Club and Conference Center parking lot Nov. 7, 2014 from 4 p.m. until 9:30 p.m.

All military personnel and their families are invited to enjoy a festive afternoon of fun activities for all ages followed by an evening of live Salsa and Merengue. Top local bands N’Klabe and Limit 21 are scheduled to kick off the musical entertainment at 6 p.m.

“It’s important that we put together events like this to thank the members of the military and show our appreciation for the special sacrifices that both they and their families make every day,” said PenFed President and CEO James Schenck. “The fact that November is Military Family Month may look like great timing on our part, but at PenFed, we believe in celebrating the nation’s defenders and their families every day. It’s just who we are.”

“The PenFed Troop and Family Appreciation Day is a wonderful way to show the military community how important they are to us,” said Fort Buchanan branch manager, Jenniffer Marrero. “If we can help with providing a relaxing atmosphere where the folks here can just enjoy themselves, we’ll have been successful in what we’d like to accomplish.”

In addition to live music, the event will feature a DJ and a dance contest, a bounce house for the kids, and giveaways.

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Family Gathering
5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Salutation
6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. N’ Klabe (Music Band)
7:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Intermission (Dance Contest)
8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Limit 21 (Music Band)

About PenFed

Established in 1935 as the War Department Credit Union, PenFed is one of the largest credit unions in the country, serving 1.3 million members worldwide; with more than $19 billion in assets. Its long-standing mission has been to provide superior financial services in a cost effective manner, while being responsive to members’ needs. PenFed offers market-leading mortgages, automobile loans, credit cards, checking, and a wide range of other financial services with its members’ interests always in mind. Serving a diverse population, PenFed offers many ways to become a member; including numerous association affiliations and employee groups. PenFed is federally insured by the NCUA and is an equal housing lender. PenFed does business in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, and is a member of NAFCU. To learn more about PenFed, visit PenFed.org.

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