Horizons Federal Credit Union will celebrate its 16th year of Family Fun Friday with a press conference on Friday, August 25th at 12:00 p.m. at the credit union’s main office at 120 Main Street in Binghamton.
The award-winning Family Fun Friday provides free, fun, and educational activities for children of all ages. This year the children will enjoy crafts, games, music by Mix 103.3, the Rumble Ponies mascot, face painting, a school supply and backpack giveaway, and more. Free hotdogs, ice-pops, popcorn and drinks will be provided.
In addition to local families, Horizons FCU invites local community groups to participate. This year children from the Binghamton Housing Authority will attend with transportation provided with the help of BC Transit. Family Fun Friday is also made possible with the generous support of Barnes & Noble of Vestal, Binghamton Rumble Ponies, Binghamton Devils, Binghamton Junior League, Girl Scouts of NYPenn Pathways, Binghamton University, CHOW, Target, Wal-Mart, Wegman’s, Chuck E. Cheese’s, McDonald’s – Main Street, Wendy’s – Main Street, Liberty Mutual, Chobani, United Way of Broome County, CCE BC Eat Smart New York, the City of Binghamton, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo, and Huff Ice Cream Co.
Horizons has won the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award 11 times for its many community efforts, as well as three times for its Family Fun Friday program. This award recognizes a credit union that goes beyond personal finance education and gives back to members of the community through outreach programs. Over the last 15 years, Family Fun Friday has touched the lives of thousands of children and families – fulfilling the credit union’s social purpose of “people helping people” and inspiring a sense of pride for the community.
Horizons Federal Credit Union serves nearly 12,000 members who live, work or attend school in Broome County. In addition to its Main Street branch, Horizons Federal Credit Union has offices located in the Campus Plaza in Vestal and on Hooper Road in Endwell.