Chief Financial Hosts Leader Dogs for the Blind Puppy Meet and Greet in Birmingham, September 26
Chief Financial Credit Union is teaming up with longtime partner, Leader Dogs for the Blind, to host a social distancing ‘Puppy Meet and Greet’ at Chief’s new Downtown Birmingham branch on September 26 from 10am-2pm.
The community is invited to stroll by the branch to learn more
about Leader Dogs for the Blind and their work to increase independence for people
who are visually impaired while meeting some Future Leader Dogs and their
“We are extremely proud of our partnership with Leader Dog and honored to help raise awareness about the amazing work they do to help the visually impaired,” said Chief Financial Credit Union President and CEO, Tom Dluzen. “We know the opportunity to meet and greet with Future Leader Dogs will bring a smile to your face, even if that smile is behind your mask.”
Since moving its headquarters to Rochester Hills, just a mile north of the Leader Dogs for the Blind facility, Chief Financial Credit Union has become the official financial institution for the organization. In addition, Chief Financial offers members a ‘Leader Dog Visa’ which automatically donates a percentage of all monthly purchases with the visa to Leader Dogs for the Blind.
“Our partnership with Chief Financial Credit Union goes beyond the funds they provide to help us serve our clients. Chief’s promotions also inform people of the services we provide to people who are blind throughout the U.S. and right here in Southeast Michigan. Our goal is to ‘Make people unstoppable’ and Chief supports that goal for our clients and their clients,” said Dani Landolt, Leader Dog Chief Marketing Officer.
Chief Financial Credit Union Birmingham is located at 189 West
Merrill Street in Birmingham, MI across from Shain Park. For more information,
visit www.chiefonline.com or call Chief’s Birmingham branch at 248-253-7900
About Chief Financial
Chief Financial Credit Union is the only financial institution
headquartered in the Greater Rochester Area. With a commitment to empowering
financial success and inspiring creative philanthropy, Chief Financial has been
meeting the needs of its members since 1941 through its branch locations in
Pontiac, Dearborn and Rochester Hills, Michigan. Chief Financial is also the
official credit union of Leader Dogs for the Blind and Rochester University.
For more information, visit www.chiefonline.com.
About Leader Dogs for the Blind
Leader Dogs for the Blind is a nonprofit organization that
empowers people who are blind or visually impaired with lifelong skills for
independent travel through the use of a Leader Dog or a white cane. Since its
founding in 1939, Leader Dogs for the Blind has served over 16,500 clients. All
services of the organization are provided free of charge. The organization also
trains guide dogs for people who are Deaf-Blind, holds a summer camp for teens
and provides training in the use of pedestrian GPS equipment. For more
information on Leader Dogs for the Blind, call (888) 777-5332 or visit www.leaderdog.org.