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Asheville’s Signarama Installs Self Help Credit Union’s New Signs in WNC
Asheville, NC - Asheville’s Signarama has completed building and installing news signage for Self-Help Credit Union’s 10 Western NC branches in NC and 1 one in Galax Va. The new signs were necessitated by Self-Help’s recent name rebranding.
The new signs make Self-Help Credit Union branches more visible to its members and the public. Self-Help is a non-profit community development leader whose mission is to help individuals and families build and protect wealth through ownership. Self-Help offers checking and savings accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit (including specialty ones, such as its “Women and Children,” “Green,” and “Go Local” CDs), personal loans, credit building loans, and other products which pay back into the communities of our members.
“Working with Self-Help Credit Union is a pleasure. Seeing the impact that they are having in the communities is wonderful and we’re humbled to be part of their team. Sherry and her team are great to work with.” commented Ed Sullivan owner of Asheville Signarama.
“Ed Sullivan and his staff at Signarama were proactive, timely and affordable for a non-profit like Self-Help,” said Self-Help Project Manager Sherry Kinlaw. “This was a tricky project requiring uniquely sized signs at nearly all 11 locations including Asheville, Morganton, Fletcher, Hendersonville, Rosman, Hendersonville, Old Fort, Maiden and even one Virginia branch. Signarama did the job with barely a glitch.”
Self-Help makes all types of loans, including home mortgages, and has special expertise in lending to green businesses, child cares, non-profits, and charter schools. Some local Self-Help borrowers include Salsa’s, Casa dei Bambini, Regent Park Early Childhood Development Center, West End Bakery, the French Broad Food Coop, Blue Ridge Biofuels, Hops and Vines, Studio Flora Diva, Enter the Earth, FLS Energy, and the Glen Rock Commercial Building.
Signarama also created a sign for the new Hendersonville Food Coop, a project financed in part by Self-Help. This and other local economic development initiatives such as the FLS Energy solar site in Henderson County (also financed by Self-Help) will be celebrated at a community event Tuesday September 23 at 11 am at the Self-Help Credit Union Hendersonville branch, located at 855 Spartanburg Highway, Hendersonville. Called “Growing Henderson County Strong”, event participants will include economic development leaders, elected officials and others. The public is welcome. For more information, contact Amber Justice, Self-Help Credit Union Branch Manager, at (828) 233-1140 x3440.
Those interested in more information about Self-Help Credit Union can stop by any local branch, such as those at 391 S. French Broad or 1911 Hendersonville Road in Asheville. For more information on the loan application process, contact Jane Hatley, WNC Regional Director, at 828.676.2196 Extension 3473 or jane.hatley@
About Self-Help Credit Union
Self-Help is a community development credit union and lender with 20 branches across the North Carolina. Founded in 1980, Self-Help has provided over $6.4 billion in financing to nearly 87,000 families, individuals and businesses underserved by traditional financial institutions. It helps drive economic development and strengthen communities by financing hundreds of homebuyers each year, as well as nonprofits, child care centers, community health facilities, public charter schools, and residential and commercial real estate projects. Through its credit union network, Self-Help serves over 100,000 families in North Carolina, California and Chicago and offers a full range of financial products and services. Learn more at www.self-help.org.
About Asheville Sign-A-Rama
Asheville Sign-A-Rama is Western North Carolina's full service sign company. Established in Asheville, NC 2011 as an independently and locally owned company, and is quickly becoming known as the place in Western North Carolina for all your sign needs. With over 100 years of experience in sign design, marketing, manufacturing and installation, they can tackle even the most difficult and challenging projects with spectacular results. “Our goal is to provide unparalleled service and expertise to our clients.” For more information, please visit http://www.signarama.com/
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