Local Credit Union Donates $11,000 to High School Sports

Published Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 12:15pm

PLYMOUTH, Minn. (Nov. 19, 2015) -TruStone Financial Federal Credit Union sponsored the Hot Highlights segment on KARE 11’s Prep Sports program this fall. Keeping with the credit union’s history of supporting education, TruStone Financial donated $1,000 to each winning school’s general athletic fund.

“Our partnership with KARE 11 has given TruStone Financial an opportunity to recognize and reward the hard work and dedication of high school athletes throughout Minnesota,” said Chief Business Officer Steve Steen. “On behalf of the credit union, I’d like to congratulate all of this year’s winners.”

KARE 11’s Hot Highlights segment, hosted by evening news co-anchor Randy Shaver, centers on high school football in Minnesota. Each week, Shaver selected three plays from the past week’s games and took it to social media to let fans vote for their favorite. The school whose play received the most votes was named the winner at the end of each week. The players featured in each winning play were invited to a check presentation at their school hosted by TruStone Financial to celebrate their accomplishment.

This year’s winners include:

Becker High School

Austin Rasmussen


Belle Plaine Senior High School

Rueben Baltierez


Burnsville High School

Stephan Olson, JR.


Monticello High School

Charlie Voller


Robbinsdale Armstrong High School

Jack Leius


Simley High School

Jake Binley


St. Croix Lutheran (two-time winner)

Harrison Hochmuth & Wade Shult


Tri-City United High School

Aaron Chimal


Washburn High School

Marcus Placide, Rory Purnell & Connor Sullivan


Woodbury High School

Brady Mundahl & Jeremiah Codden


For more information, visit TruStoneFinancial.org or call 800.862.1998.


About TruStone Financial

TruStone Financial is one of the fastest growing credit unions in the Midwest with assets in excess of $1.06 billion and more than 90,000 members. There are 11 branches across Minnesota and Wisconsin. The credit union is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota. Membership is open to Twin Cities and St. Cloud residents. For more information and full membership criteria, visit TruStoneFinancial.org.

About KARE 11

Starting out on the dial of Minnesotan’s AM radio, KARE 11 has grown into a national, award-winning leader in local news and information serving the Twin Cities as well as greater Minnesota on television, online and mobile. Learn more at kare11.com

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