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Corporate Hands: Trees for the Future

Published:Thursday | October 29, 2015 | 10:00 AM
Diana Allen (right), senior marketing officer, First Heritage Co-operative Credit Union, demonstrates how to save with its Young Ones United in Thrifty Habits Savings Programme to the grade 4 students from Central Branch Primary School.
First Heritage Co-operative Credit Union’s Mandeville branch manager Andre Sampson (left) and member service representative, Althia Hare, prepare the soil for the tree-planting exercise held recently at the Quality Kids Educational Centre in Mandeville.
Back row: Diana Allen (left), senior marketing officer, Thrifty Bee (centre) and Carlene Coley (right), marketing officer at First Heritage Credit Union, reward the top three girls and boys for winning a special race with many prizes during the games segment of the tour.
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First Heritage Co-operative Credit Union's Credit Union Week activities involved tree-planting exercises at primary schools as well as a heritage tour for grade 4 students of Central Branch Primary School.

The week was celebrated under the theme, 'People Helping People', and the tree planting was symbolic as it represented the children's continued growth to become strong citizens bearing 'good fruit' and making a valuable contribution to the nation.

The students were treated to a heritage tour courtesy as one of several activities designed to practically portray this year's theme. Among the stops were the Kingston Harbour, the National Gallery, FHC's Eureka Banking Hall and a games day and treat at Hope Gardens.