George Silva of SCE Federal Credit Union was awarded the 2019 Kare Community Award by the Kare Youth League Board of Directors at the organization’s annual Invitational Brunch held on Saturday, May 4th in the Lexus Dugout Club at Dodger Stadium.
The Kare Community Award recognizes one individual each year who has given an extraordinary level of support to the Kare program and other worthy causes throughout the San Gabriel Valley. George Silva and SCE Federal Credit Union have supported Kare Youth League on projects large and small including their most recent and largest capital project, Kare Park in Irwindale, California. He has also volunteered his time supporting Kare’s members by umpiring youth baseball games.
“Mr. Silva and SCE Federal Credit Union’s faithful support of our boys and girls’ program has been an inspiration to us all, “stated Kare Youth League Development Director Dave Carson. “George is a great guy and we are so honored to present George with the Kare Community Award.”
In addition to being the branch manager of SCE Federal Credit Union’s Irwindale branch, George willingly takes on leadership roles with many of his volunteer commitments, serving the local residential and business community:
|American Cancer Society, Relay for Life of Baldwin Park||
Past chairman of several committees including Co-Event Chair, Food Chair & Sponsorship Chair
|American Diabetes Association||
Volunteer & captain of the SCE FCU Tour de Cure team
|City of Baldwin Park||
Past Planning Commissioner
|Baldwin Park Business Association||
|Chamber of Commerce, Irwindale||Current Business Ambassador|
|City of Baldwin Park||Volunteer/Coordinator of Credit Union's Involvement & Support of City Functions|
|Kaiser Permanente, Baldwin Park||Current Bio-Ethics Committee Member|
|Irwindale Educational Foundation||Current Board Member|
|Kare Youth League||Advisory Committee Member & Volunteer|
George is passionate about working with people, building relationships and partnerships, and achieving success in his business and personal life.
Colleagues who have worked alongside George comment he is an invaluable member of any team and one who will take on not only his own significant role, but also handle other needs that may arise. He is generous, dependable, loyal and always a gentleman.
“We’re incredibly proud of George Silva,” said Dan Rader, President/CEO of SCE Credit Union. “On a daily basis, year after year, George embodies the Credit Union’s mission to improve the lives of our members, our communities and our team. He has been heavily involved in many of the Credit Union's volunteer efforts in the local community, including the American Diabetes Association's Ride for the Cure, the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life, Christmas with the Cops, and our own Mad City Money financial simulation events for teens. We thank the Kare Youth League Board of Directors for recognizing George for his significant contributions."