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First Community Credit Union Tackles Houston’s Economy with Houston Texans Linebacker, Brian Cushing
Houston, TX, (May 22, 2013) – First Community Credit Union, the Official Credit Union of the Houston Texans, has signed on current Houston Texans Linebacker, Brian Cushing, to become the new spokesperson for the company. Cushing has played in the NFL since 2009 after being drafted from the University of Southern California as the Houston Texans first round draft pick. Cushing became the NFL Defensive Rookie of the
year and was the 2011 Team Most Valuable Player.
As spokesperson, Brian Cushing will head FCCU’s annual “Stars in the Classroom” Program, which started two years ago. “Stars in the Classroom” awards 10 deserving teachers for going above and beyond in the classroom. The teachers are awarded football tickets, sideline passes, an autographed jersey, a $500 donation to their school district in their honor, and a visit to their classroom from Houston Texans Linebacker Brian Cushing. The nominating student receives an autographed Houston Texans football. For details on how to nominate a teacher, go to texanschecking.com. Nominations for the 2013 season will start on August 19th.
FCCU is the Official Credit Union of the Houston Texans and the exclusive provider of Texans Checking. With Texans Checking, fans get a customized Texans Debit Card and many chances to win autographed merchandise as well as exclusive trips. FCCU will feature Houston Texans Linebacker Brian Cushing in TV, radio and print ads as well as billboards and various other promotions.
First Community Credit Union started out as a credit union for teachers in Spring Branch ISD and now reaches out to all of Harris, Ft. Bend and Montgomery Counties. FCCU has been an avid supporter of education since its beginnings in 1954. Employees of FCCU are deeply rooted in many of the school districts in the Houston area where staff volunteer on various committees in Spring Branch ISD and Alief ISD. FCCU is open to all residents and businesses in Harris, Fort Bend or Montgomery Counties. For more information about the program and First Community Credit Union please visit texanschecking.com or FCCU.org.
First Community Credit Union, Official Credit Union of the Houston Texans