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FCCU Hosts 2nd Annual Day of Service


FCCU Hosts 2nd Annual Day of Service

We're excited to announce FCCU staff recently held our second annual Day of Service. The FCCU Day of Service was created as a way to give staff the opportunity work together to exemplify our brand promise, "Life is Better with Community" and also our core value of commitment to community.

With nearly all of FCCU's employees volunteering, more than 260 combined staff hours were accumulated during this time. “It was amazing to see all the hard work, local connections, staff engagement and variety of activities across our locations.” said Susan Long Swen, Event & Community Engagement Specialist.

In local schools and with students, FCCU staff:

  • Assisted with classroom activities and brought treats in Page
  • Served lunch to Larimore High School students
  • Taught a financial literacy lesson at St. Agassiz in Grand Forks
  • Set up and judged the Kindred School Chalkfest
  • Did craft activities after story time at the Crookston Library
  • Decorated flowerpots and planted flowers with Lakota kindergarteners and pre-k St. John students
  • Did exterior clean up at St. John’s Academy in Jamestown and served lunch to students
  • Coordinated ‘Operation Beautify Broadway’ with the Napoleon 4-H Club to gather, paint rocks and place around businesses on Broadway

In our communities, staff:

  • Participated in the Great Plains Food Bank Packathons in Bismarck and Fargo
  • Cleaned up the park in Valley City and the Frontier Village in Jamestown
  • Planted flowers in the Hankinson park
  • Repainted picnic tables at the Milnor park and cleaned and prepped the concession stand for the summer
  • Helped plant fruits and vegetables at The Farm at St. Francis in Wahpeton (the produce is donated to the Wilkin Food Pantry)
  • Baked treats, prepared supper and did light cleaning duties at the Ronald McDonald House Charities in Fargo
  • Sponsored and served supper at the EMS Night in Wishek, where local EMTs, first responders, and community members gathered and interacted

Please link here to watch the Day of Service recap video.

Thank you to all our staff for their involvement and dedication to our communities!