By WL | 11/8/12 1:00 AM
November 8, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Wade Leaphart
Charlotte Metro Credit Union Joins Forces with Charlotte Hounds
Charlotte, N.C. (November 8, 2012) - Charlotte Lacrosse LLC announced today that Charlotte Metro Credit Union has signed on as a new team sponsor.
Charlotte Metro Credit Union will capitalize on the relationship with on-field signage, game day promotional elements, social media components and season tickets.
"We are extremely excited to partner with Charlotte Metro Credit Union. They have a great reputation for community support and are a fun, interactive brand, especially with their members," said Wade Leaphart, Hounds Chief Operating Officer.
"Lacrosse is growing in popularity and offers Charlotteans an appealing alternative to mainstream sports right in Charlotte Metro's back yard: Memorial Stadium near CPCC, which is just down the street from our main branch," said Nicol Morris, CMCU's Chief Operating Officer. "Just as the Hounds are a great alternative to our major sports franchises, Charlotte Metro is an appealing alternative to bigger banks."
About Charlotte Hounds
In January 2011, Major League Lacrosse announced a league expansion for the 2012 season that included Columbus, OH and Charlotte, NC. The team began play April 28, 2012 at historic American Legion Memorial Stadium. In their first season, the Hounds averaged 5,700 in attendance and finished with a 5-9 record as an expansion team. For more information, please visit http://www.charlottehounds.com
About Charlotte Metro Credit Union
Charlotte Metro Federal Credit Union is a full-service financial institution based in Charlotte, N.C. As a not-for-profit cooperative, Charlotte Metro is wholly owned by its more than 37,000 depositors and operates under a federal charter. Each depositor is insured up to $500,000; $250,000 by the National Credit Union Association (NCUA) and up to an additional $250,000 through a private insurer. Founded in 1962, Charlotte Metro has eight branch locations throughout the region. Learn more at www.cmcu.org