Photo courtesy San Diego County Credit Union

San Diego’s locally-owned financial institution, The San Diego County Credit Union, has been selected as the North Central Region Live Well San Diego Public Health Champion by the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency.

The Live Well San Diego Public Health Champion Awards Ceremony honors individuals and organizations that exemplify the vision of Live Well San Diego – to promote healthy, safe and thriving communities.

Awardees were recognized for extraordinary achievements in area of public health services that make a significant contribution to improving the overall health and quality of life of local residents. This year marks the 17th annual awards ceremony, which is held in appreciation of the American Public Health Association’s National Public Health Week, from April 2-8.

“SDCCU is honored to be named as a Live Well San Diego Public Health Champion,” said SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Halleck. “We know that financial health is linked to physical health and as the first financial institution to be designated a Live Well San Diego partner, we strive to help individuals make educated decisions by offering some of the BEST financial products, services and education to our community.

“We are committed to continuing to support non-profit organizations that allow us to help shape the lives of those in our communities through volunteerism, financial support and creating public awareness.”

Live Well San Diego is the County of San Diego’s vision for a region that is Building Better Health, Living Safely and Thriving. It aligns the efforts of individuals, organizations and government to help all 3.3 million San Diego County residents live well. For more information, visit livewellsd.org.

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