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Community 1st Credit Union Boosts Ottumwa’s Legacy Fields Project with $50,000 Grant

Ottumwa’s Legacy Foundation is thrilled to announce a partnership with Community 1st Credit Union, resulting in a significant $50,000 grant for the Legacy Fields Project. This generous contribution from Community 1st Credit Union’s Impact Giving Fund underscores their commitment to Ottumwa’s community betterment.  

The Legacy Fields Project, led by Ottumwa’s Legacy Foundation, aims to revitalize the Greater Ottumwa Park Central Addition with a state-of-the-art soccer complex. This ambitious project, with a total investment surpassing three million dollars, is set to elevate recreation, bolster safety, and enhance the local riverfront landscape. 

“One of the most important goals we have at Community 1st Credit Union is to help people enjoy a secure future. The C1st Foundation, developed in 2016, supports causes close to our hearts – financial literacy, mental wellness/suicide prevention, and community betterment. We couldn’t be more thrilled to support this project and continue to make our community better – Together IS Better!” expressed Greg Hanshaw, President and CEO at Community 1st Credit Union. 

Community 1st Credit Union’s $50,000 grant reflects their dedication to players and participants of this diverse sport. This financial support will play a pivotal role in the addition of the lights to the sports fields, elevating the facility. 

Kelly Genners, President of the Legacy Foundation, expressed excitement about the collaboration, saying, “Having Community 1st Credit Union as a partner is truly thrilling. Their generous grant promises a visually transformative enhancement for the complex and the creation of pride and unity for Ottumwa. 

The collaboration between Ottumwa’s Legacy Foundation and Community 1st Credit Union represents a shared vision of creating lasting benefits for Ottumwa residents of all ages and backgrounds and investing in supporting top-notch sports facilities for the Ottumwa community. C1st grant-funded project awards are made possible through the C1st Credit Union Impact Giving Fund of the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation.