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SDCCU returns as sponsor of San Diego LGBT Pride celebration
7/14/2017 12:00 a.m.
SDCCU is a proud sponsor of the 43rd San Diego LGBT Pride celebration, held July 14 - 16 in San Diego’s Hillcrest area.
San Diego’s Pride celebration has grown to become a premier event in California for the LGBT community, featuring a block party, mile-long parade through Hillcrest and two-day festival in Balboa Park. Today, July 14 at 7 p.m., the Pride of Hillcrest Block Party will kick off the weekend of festivities. Tomorrow, July 15, over 200,000 cheering spectators and thousands of participants, including Team SDCCU, will gather for the annual San Diego LGBT Pride Parade. The parade—fourth largest of its kind in the United States—begins at 11 a.m. at University Ave. and Normal St.
“SDCCU is proud to support the efforts of San Diego Pride and their mission to foster pride in and respect for all LGBT people. We want to ensure that everyone feels welcome at SDCCU and supporting Pride is one way to do that while helping an organization that gives back to the community,” SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Halleck.
The festival will feature more than 300 exhibit booths, including SDCCU’s, three stages of entertainment, music, comedy and dance performers, an art exhibit, farmers market, beer gardens, wine grotto, children’s garden and food. The festival is held Saturday, July 15, from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, July 16, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The SDCCU Hillcrest Branch is located at the corner of 5th and University avenues. The branch is open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Just a block away at the corner of 6th and University avenues is the SDCCU ATM that distributes $1, $5 and $20 bills.
San Diego County Credit Union is San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution serving San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties. SDCCU has assets of $8.1 billion, over 354,000 customers, 42 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. SDCCU is leading the way, offering FREE Checking with eStatements, SDCCU mobile banking, mortgage loans, auto loans, Visa® credit cards and business banking services. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Opportunity. For more information, visit www.sdccu.com.