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APG Federal Credit Union Awards Local Teacher with $1,000 Educator Rewards Scholarship 

Posted on Oct 24, 2012 by APGFCU

(Aberdeen, October 24, 2012) —APG Federal Credit Union (APGFCU) is proud to announce the local winner of its 2012 Educator Rewards Continuing Education Scholarship competition. In October, Gary L. Burns of Port Deposit, Md., was randomly selected in a drawing and presented with a check for $1,000.

Mr. Burns taught history at Rising Sun High School in Rising Sun, Md. APGFCU’s annual Educator Rewards Continuing Education Scholarship, part of its comprehensive Educator Rewards program, is designed to help offset costs for local educators who want to continue their education.

Educator Rewards Program

Launched in 2010, the Educator Rewards program was designed to help teachers in Harford County and Cecil County save money and reduce classroom supply expenses with a low-rate Classroom Supply Visa credit card. This credit card was recognized for its low interest rates by the online credit card research site NerdWallet. Additional benefits include a summer savings account, an auto loan rate discount, an auto loan payment deferral, free out-of-network ATM transactions, and automatic enrollment in the annual Continuing Education Scholarship.

The Educator Rewards program is an extension of APGFCU’s ongoing support of financial education. Since 1995, APGFCU has partnered with schools in Harford and Cecil counties to provide free financial literacy programs and wealth-building resources to youth and adults.

APGFCU’s 2013 Educator Rewards Continuing Education Scholarship competition is underway. Educators in Harford and Cecil counties who enroll in APGFCU’s free Educators Rewards program will be automatically entered in the Continuing Education Scholarship competition.

APG Federal Credit Union is committed to building strong families for a stronger community with ten branches in Harford and Cecil counties and an eleventh scheduled for Fallston in the winter. Membership is free and open to everyone who lives, works, worships, volunteers, or attends school in Harford County or Cecil County.

For more information about APG Federal Credit Union’s free Educator Rewards program, visit, call 410-272-4000, and press four, or come in to any APGFCU branch.

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