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American Idol Sensation Set to Sing National Anthem at San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl

Jessica Sanchez will perform at the ninth annual bowl game

12/26/2013 12:00 a.m.

SAN DIEGO, Calif., (Dec. 26, 2013) – American Idol sensation and local product, Jessica Sanchez, is set to perform the National Anthem at the ninth annual San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl tonight, Dec. 26 at Qualcomm® Stadium. Since 2005, San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, has been the title sponsor of the game.

“It’s an honor to have such exceptional talent sing the national anthem at the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl pre-game festivities. We are looking forward to a wonderful evening and Jessica returning to her hometown to help kick it off makes it even more special,” said Teresa Halleck, president and CEO of San Diego County Credit Union.

Sanchez, who is 18, was born and raised in Chula Vista, Calif. She was one of the two final contestants on Season 11 of American Idol in 2011. She appeared on Showtime at the Apollo as a 10-year-old and a year later advanced to the wild card round of America’s Got Talent. Sanchez is familiar with Qualcomm Stadium as she has previously performed at a San Diego Chargers football game.

The Utah State Aggies and Northern Illinois Huskies are set to play in the game, which kicks off at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available at

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 $6.4 billion, more than 257,000 customers, more than 30 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. From FREE Checking with eStatements and SDCCU Mobile Deposit, to home and auto loans, Visa® credit cards, money market accounts and business banking services, including commercial real estate loans. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. Federally insured by NCUA and is an equal housing lender. For more information, visit

San Diego County Credit Union fue fundada sobre las bases de que el bienestar de nuestros miembros viene primero y en segundo lugar, las ganancias. Esta manera innovadora de pensar en la industria bancaria ha impulsado a SDCCU para convertirse en la MEJOR cooperativa de ahorro y crédito de San Diego y la mayor institución financiera de propiedad local. SDCCU proporciona productos de banca personal y empresarial novedosos que satisfacen las demandas propias del estilo de vida actual y ofrecen servicios bancarios que ahorran dinero a sus clientes. SDCCU ofrece a sus miembros la facilidad de retirar dinero en efectivo sin cargos en más de 30,000 cajeros automáticos de la red CO-OP en todo el país, banca móvil y 43 sucursales en los condados de San Diego, Riverside y Orange. Abra hoy mismo una cuenta por Internet o en una sucursal.
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