NEW BEDFORD – The Southern Mass Credit Union is the recipient of the 2013 Education Leadership Award from the New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce. The award is in recognition of a local business or organization that has demonstrated a long-standing commitment to improving educational opportunities for students in the South Coast region.
Southern Mass Credit Union was chosen for the award based on its mission of investing in educational partnerships.
During the past year, the credit union provided an internship for a Fairhaven High School student and provided financial literacy activites.
The award was presented during the 127th annual meeting of the New Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 14.