LA JUNTA, Colo., Jun 25, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tri-County Housing and
Community Development Corporation (TCHCDC) named U.S. Bank "Banking Partner of
the Year." The award was presented to Alice Birch, president of U.S. Bank in
Pueblo at the non-profit organization's annual award dinner recently. Birch
oversees U.S. Bank community projects and activities in La Junta, Pueblo and
"We are very pleased with how U.S. Bank has been so responsive to the needs of
our organization," said Suzanne Buchner, executive director of Tri-County
Housing. "U.S. Bank was chosen by the staff and board because of its interest in
funding a portion of our accounting software, a much needed operational tool
that has been difficult to obtain funding for."
"U.S. Bank is honored to receive this award," said Birch. "We are proud to
partner with Tri-County Housing and delighted to offer support for their
important programs that help strengthen our community and house our families."
TCHCDC is a non-profit organization that serves Bent, Crowley and Otero
counties. Its mission is to serve people and communities in need of safe and
sanitary housing. By instilling pride and responsibility, TCHCDC will stabilize
families and communities. Tri-County Housing will be a resource for technical
assistance in housing issues, infrastructure and facilities development, along
with community revitalization for the community it serves.
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banking benefits and services or customers will be paid for their inconvenience.
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