BCCU supports NeighborWorks®
Bellwether Community Credit Union Provides Discounted Office Space To NeighborWorks® Southern New Hampshire
Bellwether Community Credit Union (BCCU) recently sub-leased 2,100 square feet of office space at below market rates to NeighborWorks® Southern New Hampshire. The reduced cost of the leasing arrangement saves NeighborWorks® Southern New Hampshire over $14,000 per year and has helped it to expand services into the Greater Nashua area.
NeighborWorks® Southern New Hampshire is a non-profit group dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families by providing access to quality housing services, revitalizing neighborhoods and supporting opportunities for personal empowerment. The organization offers educational seminars and meetings on home ownership, financial fitness, saving programs and predatory lending. Neighborworks® Southern New Hampshire also provides one-on-one counseling to help home buyers achieve the dream of home ownership.
“We very much appreciate Bellwether Community Credit Union’s support of our organization in this way,” stated Robert Tourigny, Executive Director of NeighborWorks® Southern New Hampshire. “The space meets our needs for the delivery of our programs in Nashua, including ease of access by those seeking to attend group seminars in Nashua. The lease of space in this manner demonstrates Bellwether Community Credit Union’s continued support of our organization’s mission and helps to ensure access to quality programs for New Hampshire residents,” continued Tourigny.
"NeighborWorks® Southern New Hampshire has led in the reinvestment and re-invigoration of neighborhoods throughout Greater Manchester over the past twenty years,” explained Michael L’Ecuyer, President and CEO of Bellwether Community Credit Union. “We are proud to support their expansion in Greater Nashua.”
Bellwether Community Credit Union has a long standing relationship with NeighborWorks® Southern New Hampshire through their employees’ volunteer efforts. Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer,Claire Castanino, serves on several committee positions and Senior Commercial Loan Officer Mike Perrella is a Director of NeighborWorks® Southern New Hampshire.