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NH Credit Unions Donation Totals $2.9 Million to Make-A-Wish New Hampshire

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June 24, 2019
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Make-A-Wish New Hampshire Awarded $2.9 Million in Donations 

L-R New Hampshire Social Responsibility Committee Chairman Brian Hughes from HRCU; Make-A-Wish New Hampshire CEO Julie Baron; Jim (Allysa’s father); Wish Child Allysa; Wish Ambassador Padraic; and CCUA President Ronald McLean.
The New Hampshire Credit Unions, of which Bellwether is a partner, recently presented a record-breaking $210,000 donation to Make-A-Wish New Hampshire, an organization that grants the wishes of children facing critical illnesses. This marks a 23-year total of more than $2.9 million raised by the New Hampshire Credit Unions, members of the Cooperative Credit Union Association (CCUA).  The New Hampshire Credit Unions remain the largest corporate partner of Make-A-Wish New Hampshire.

Read the full press release here.



Buying vs. Renting a Home

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May 23, 2019
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Are You Getting the Right Advice?

Couple in front of homeThe average person moves residences about 11 times in their lifetime. That provides a lot of opportunity to confront the following question: is it better to own your home or to rent it? It’s a huge decision that affects your lifestyle as much as it does your finances, and the answer will vary depending on who you ask. There are compelling arguments to be made for both sides and the resulting advice—though well-intentioned—can quickly become confusing and contradictory. So, is paying rent really just a waste of money? Or is it true that you can make more money by renting than by owning a home? Take a closer look at six snippets of common owning-versus-renting advice:

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Bellwether CEO Mike L'Ecuyer Honored as Citizen of the Year

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April 19, 2019
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Mike L'ecuyer named Citizen of the Year

Mike L'Ecuyer was named Citizen of the Year

Last night our CEO Mike L'Ecuyer was honored as Citizen of the Year by the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce. We are so proud of Mike for being awarded with this well-deserved recognition. Congratulations again Mike, thank you for all you do!

Click here to view a video and article featured on WMUR highlighting Mike's win.

A press release announcing Mike being named Citizen of the Year can be read here. 



Bellwether Announces New Incoming CEO

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March 28, 2019
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Bellwether Community Credit Union Announces Nathan Saller as Incoming CEO

Nathan Saller
Bellwether Community Credit Union's Board of Directors today announced the appointment of Nathan Saller as the successor to current President/CEO, Michael L'Ecuyer. Saller has been named President/COO and will transition to CEO when long-time leader L'Ecuyer retires October 1.

Click here to read the full press release. 







Exciting News at Bellwether!

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March 22, 2019
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bellwether is excited to announce some major news!

Bellwether President and CEO Mike L'Ecuyer has been named CItizen of the Year by the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Citizen of the Year 2019 Michael L'Ecuyer

We are so proud of our CEO, Mike L’Ecuyer for winning Manchester Citizen of the Year! Throughout his career, Mike has been a passionate leader and tirelessly involved at Bellwether and in the Manchester community. Congratulations on this well-deserved recognition! Read the full press release here. 

The Palace Theatre and Bellwether have announced a 10-year partnership


“This is a great example of collaboration between public sector and private sector, in terms of Bellwether and not-for-profit Palace Theatre,” said Michael L’Ecuyer, president and CEO of Bellwether Community Credit Union. “We’re thrilled to do this. Any time you’re in a partnership with Peter (Ramsey, head of the Palace Theatre Trust) it’s exciting, and hopefully we can have a little bit of an impact on downtown Manchester. We look forward over the next 10 years to having an impact.” Read the full press release here.

Stay tuned for another major announcement in the coming weeks!



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