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Bay Federal Credit Union Accepting Donations To Help Families Of Fallen Santa Cruz Police Officers

Capitola, CA – February 27, 2013 –

Bay Federal Credit Union, in partnership with Central Coast News KION/KCBA, has set up a fund to support the families of Elizabeth Butler and Loran "Butch" Baker, the two Santa Cruz Police Officers who were killed in the line of duty earlier this week.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of Detective Butler and Sargent Baker," said Carrie Birkhofer, President and CEO of Bay Federal. "We hope these donations will help them with the many financial needs they will undoubtedly face."

Donations of any amount can be made at any Bay Federal Credit Union branch or mailed to 3333 Clares Street, Capitola, CA 95010. Checks should be made payable to the Santa Cruz Police Officers Association.

About Bay Federal Credit Union

Bay Federal is a full-service financial institution that serves over 66,000 members and 1,000 local businesses throughout Santa Cruz, San Benito and Monterey Counties. With over $670 million in assets, Bay Federal Credit Union is the largest member-owned financial institution in Santa Cruz County, serving its members and the community since 1957. Bay Federal supports many local schools and nonprofit organizations. For 9 consecutive years, 100% of their employees have given their own time and money to support the community.


Amy Ivey, AVP Marketing and Development, Bay Federal Credit Union

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