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Tri-City Valley Cats and Community Resource FCU To Honor Community Heroes Starting Nine

Posted Friday, June 8, 2018 in Happenings


Tri-City Valley Cats and Community Resource Federal Credit Union

To Honor Community Heroes Starting Nine

June 8, 2018 (TROY, N.Y.) - Community Resource Federal Credit Union is once again partnering with the Tri-City Valley Cats to bring fans the “Home Run Community Heroes Starting 9,” a program recognizing local heroes of the Capital Region that make a difference in people’s lives every day.

The initiative will recognize selected nominees at the Valley Cats game on Thursday, July 19 at 7:00 p.m.

"We are so honored to join with the Valley Cats again this year to honor our Community Heroes,” said Marc DeNofio, Vice President of Marketing at Community Resource FCU. “Our everyday heroes are at the very core of what makes the Capital Region a great place to live. At CRFCU, we enjoy supporting these selfless individuals and offering banking services that enrich the lives of all residents.”

The ‘Cats and Community Resource FCU are encouraging fans to nominate personnel from military, law enforcement, firefighter/EMS agencies, non-profit organizations, as well as teachers, volunteers, children and everyday people that have helped make the Capital Region a better place to live. 

“We are excited to partner with Community Resource Federal Credit Union to recognize the efforts of those who have had a positive impact within our community,” said Valley Cats General Manager Matt Callahan. “There is plenty of heroic work being done within the Capital Region that many people may not know about, so we’re glad to be able to showcase a handful of those circumstances.”

The nine nominees selected will be honored on the field prior to the July 19th game, and treated to a luxury suite at the game as guests of Community Resource FCU, with complimentary food and drink.

Fans can nominate a Community Hero by filling out the online form available at The Valley Cats will be accepting nominations through Friday, June 29. Forms can be faxed with attention to Elyse Zima at 518-629-2299, emailed to or dropped off at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium.

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