Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

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Prospera Credit Union sponsors shuttle to Agassiz

Released by Tashon Ziara, Prospera Credit Union, Chilliwack


Prospera staff and friends enjoy themselves at the Agassiz Corn Festival last year.


ummerís winding down and the fields of the Fraser Valley are ripe with corn which means it must be time for the Agassiz Fall Fair and Corn Festival. Prospera Credit Union is happy to support the Agassiz Agricultural and Horticultural Association as the fair celebrates its 110th anniversary.


This year, in addition to Agassizís amazing corn, the fair will be celebrating the Year of the Honey Bee and youíre invited to come and learn all about why honey bees are so important us on Friday, September 12 and Saturday, September 13.

Included in the activities for 2014will be a parade, stage entertainment, midway, corn husking, livestock, 4-H exhibits, educational displays, lawn mower races, home arts, photography, farmerís market, a goat milking competition, crafts, flowers and vegetables. The crowning of the Corn King or Queen will also take place on the main stage Saturday as part of the Corn Festival.

As the fairís Platinum sponsor, Prospera is proud to provide a free shuttle to the fair on Saturday. The shuttle will run from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm making a loop from Agassiz Christian Reformed Church, to St. Anthony's Catholic Church, to the Agassiz United Church and then on to the fair. Staff volunteers from the credit unionís Agassiz and Chilliwack Branches also run the Corn Bank at the fair and Prospera is the main stage sponsor on Saturday.

For more information about whatís happening at the fair this year, visit

About Prospera Credit Union

Building on more than 65 years of history in British Columbia, Prospera Credit Union is proud to be a member owned co-operative with operations from Vancouver to Kelowna. As a full service financial institution that prides itself on building relationships, we serve our members through sixteen branches; online and mobile banking; and a locally-based contact centre. Through our membership in The Exchange network, our members enjoy fee-free access to more than 2,300 ATMs across Canada.

Making life better for everyone is important to us at Prospera. With an extensive community investment program devoted to supporting the organizations, events and volunteers that make our communities stronger, Prospera makes a meaningful difference in the financial well-being of our members and our communities. To learn more, check out our YouTube channel and Facebook page or visit our newsroom online at


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