SOURCE: TopLine Federal Credit Union
MAPLE GROVE, MN--(Marketwire - Aug 23, 2012) - Vicki Erickson has been elected to the board of directors of the North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce. Erickson has been involved with the chamber since 2008, including serving on the Business Education Partnership committee which matches advocates from business and education to collaborate on activities and partnerships to prepare students for the ever-changing world of work.
Erickson is the Assistant Vice President of Marketing with TopLine Federal Credit Union, and as part of her involvement with the North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce that supports building strong local communities, she volunteers at area schools, community colleges and organizations to teach both youth and adults the importance of personal money management skills. Some of her other community involvement through the chamber includes: participating as an e-mentor, which offers area high school students the chance to develop a relationship with a business community professional to help increase academic motivation, improve reading and writing skills, provide pathways to career awareness and promote volunteer activity, hosting a teacher externship job shadow event to help prepare area educators for the future by exploring the world of business and careers in financial services, as well as actively participating in mock interviews and assisting with annual scholarship judging.
"Providing programs and services for local businesses, educational resources and working to support local communities in general, the North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce is an ideal community partner. We're proud that Vicki has been so actively involved with an organization that gives so much back to the communities it serves," says Harry Carter, President and CEO, TopLine Federal Credit Union.
The North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce is celebrating 40 years, with a continued vision of leading, advocating and partnering with businesses, civic and education organizations to build a stronger more vibrant future in the communities of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Maple Grove and Osseo. Visit www.nhachamber.com to learn more.
TopLine Federal Credit Union, a Twin Cities-based credit union, is Minnesota's 13th largest, with assets of more than $320 million. Established in 1935, TopLine offers a complete line of financial services from its five locations -- in Bloomington, Brooklyn Park, Maple Grove, Plymouth and in St. Paul's Como Park -- as well as by phone and online at www.TopLinecu.com. Membership is available to anyone who lives, works, worships, attends school or volunteers in Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott or Washington Counties and their immediate family members.