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Wyandotte, Mich. — November 30, 2022 — Michigan Legacy Credit Union (MLCU), with five physical locations, in Flat Rock, Highland, Pontiac, Warren and Wyandotte, as well as a 24/7 virtual video banking branch, is pleased to again be a sponsor of the  Crime Stoppers of Michigan Annual Children’s Christmas Party at the Parade Company in Detroit on Saturday, December 10. The party invites individuals impacted by crime in Southeastern Michigan to attend for a day of Christmas cheer.

Serving seven counties in Southeast Michigan, Crime Stoppers of Michigan enables tipsters to anonymously report crimes via phone (1-800-SPEAKUP) or online ( to help prevent and solve criminal activity with the goal of creating safer communities.

Throughout the day, the children will meet Santa and Mrs. Claus and their elves, tour the floats, enjoy food, get their faces painted, be gifted toys and more. The event will be emceed by Erica Francis and hosted by Jay Towers, both local television anchors at Fox 2 Detroit. To ensure Santa has a full bag of toys to provide party attendees, monetary donations are being accepted here. Donors are welcome to RSVP for one representative to attend the party and help create an atmosphere of holiday bliss.

Carma Peters, CEO and President of Michigan Legacy Credit Union, is grateful for the opportunity the party presents to help affected families.

“At Michigan Legacy Credit Union, we strive to live out the credit union difference, making an impact in the communities we serve to create a better life for all,” Peters said. “Crime Stoppers of Michigan does important work to provide safer communities, and we’re happy to sponsor the Christmas Party again this year to provide a joyful celebration to counter the negative impact of those who are victims of violent crime.”

The sponsorship of this event furthers MLCU’s support of initiatives that strengthen communities. Throughout 2022, MLCU has supported multiple organizations in addition to Crime Stoppers, including Turning Point, Blessings in a Backpack, and Flat Rock Animal Shelter. They also organized drives for local communities for school supplies and Thanksgiving meals. Additionally, MLCU values its members, and often provides support through member giveaways.

About Michigan Legacy Credit Union
Michigan Legacy Credit Union (MLCU) is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative serving members who live, work, worship, attend school, or own a business in the state of Michigan. Michigan Legacy Credit Union is committed to providing quality financial services at a competitive price, delivered professionally and efficiently while keeping member/owners and their needs first. For additional information on MLCU, visit: