Achieva in the Community

Three Cheers for Teachers and Nurses!

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Let’s give a round of applause to the nurturing spirits among us – specifically TEACHERS and NURSES. This week, May 6-12, we celebrate each of these professions, as it is both Teacher Appreciation Week and Nurse Appreciation Week. How appropriate that we should honor together the legions of caring, detail oriented, hard-working folks that fill these positions. Their influence impacts every level of society, from the youngest infant to the most senior of citizens, crossing all economic and cultural boundaries, without regard to religion, creed, or color. They are dedicated to our education and health, and it’s difficult to imagine...
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How to Effectively Train for Your First 5K Event

How to Effectively Train for Your First 5K Event

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Come support local schools and join the festivities at the Achieva Run for GOOD 5K. Even if you're not an avid runner, there's still plenty of time to prepare. Registration is easy and you'll be on your way to train for your first 5k event in no time. Below, we'll give you all of the racing details as well as tips on how to become a full-fledged participant. Continue reading to learn more. Are you ready to train for your first 5k? Signing up for the Achieva Run for GOOD 5k is simple. Visit our page here and then click...
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Affordable Dog Care Basics for a Happy, Healthy Pet

Affordable Dog Care Basics for a Happy, Healthy Pet

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There's a huge celebration now that the Achieva Paw Park is officially back open. In partnership with the City of Dunedin, this doggy wonderland is better than ever. With that being said, we decided to feature a post with affordable dog care basics and tips. You'll learn the budget-friendly way to care for your canine, as well as visiting info to the Achieva Paw Park. Start with food and water The first rule of dog care basics means supplying your pup with food and water. Buying pet food in bulk can cut costs over the long run. If that's not...
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Save Money at the Gym and Exercise More Consistently

Save Money at the Gym and Exercise More Consistently

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The start of 2019 brings many resolutions for health and happiness. This year, we'll not only show you how to save money at the gym but we'll even teach you how to exercise more consistently. Ready to do a few reps? Continue reading to learn more. Save money on gym memberships No one likes overpaying to workout at the gym. In fact, feeling good about your membership will help you exercise more consistently. So, let's start off by listing ways to save on gym costs. Suggestions include: - Don't be afraid to ask for discounts. - Go with friends to...
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The Really Simple Approach to Lend a Helping Hand

The Really Simple Approach to Lending a Helping Hand

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There are so many things that we can do with our time. Everyone gets the same 24 hours in a day. Yet, not everyone feels good about it. Why is that? In short, we believe the answer deals with volunteering. Research has shown, people who regularly give back to their communities often feel more fulfillment. For the rest of this post, we're going to explain simple ways to lend a helping hand around your neighborhood. Volunteering means many things When a city has a high rate of community supporters, crime is less likely. This is in stark contrast to neighborhoods without advocacy. Moreover, the benefit of volunteering means several...
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Achieva in the Community: 2018 Box Car Rally Event

Achieva in the Community: 2018 Box Car Rally Event

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Make way this October for Achieva's 2018 Box Car Rally Event. This fast-paced race to the finish is fun for all ages. We're proud to be part of the community and as we swoop closer to race day, we've become more and more excited. This will be our 9th annual celebration and this year proves to be of epic proportions. There'll be racing, food trucks, games, and vendors. Best of all, all proceeds benefit The Achieva Foundation to provide local schools with classroom grants. This event is free, so come on out for a GOOD time for the entire family. When...
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2018 Achieva Scholarship Competition

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Raise your hand if you could use more money for college. We see you! As part of our on-going commitment to our members, Achieva is pleased to announce the 2018 Achieva Scholarship Competition. Ten deserving students will each collect a $1,000 scholarship, and two students will be awarded $2,500 scholarships. To be eligible for the $1,000 Achieva Credit Union Scholarship applicants must be Achieva Credit Union members in good standing and either be a high school senior or be currently enrolled in college or vocational training school. To be eligible for the $2,500 Hugh “Max” Kriever Memorial Scholarship, applicants must...
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Achieva Run for GOOD is Around the Corner!

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It’s time to lace up your running shoes and head out the door! Achieva’s annual Run for GOOD takes place on Saturday, January 27 ! HURRY! ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 9 AM, FRIDAY, JANUARY 26! We invite all our members (and your family, friends, neighbors and dogs!) to join us at Payne Park in Sarasota on Saturday, January 27 for a morning of fun, fitness, and fundraising to benefit our schools. Registration forms, maps & details can be found here. Big News this Year Achieva Run for GOOD is proud to be included in the Manasota Track Club Racing Series!...
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Halloween Safety Tips to Make the Most Out of the Occasion

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Are your little goblins ready to hit the roads this Halloween? Does the mere mention of candy get them excited to start chiming on doorbells? Well, while we all understand children's enthusiasm, parents also have the responsibility of keeping them safe. No one wants to spoil the fun; but, there are a few things about Trick-Or-Treating that are worth mentioning. This post will cover all of the Halloween safety tips to make the most out of the occasion. Pre-plan your route. Make sure to pre-plan your route ahead of time. This is not only to avoid getting lost, but it's...
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8th Annual Achieva Box Car Rally

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Support Local Schools 8th Annual Achieva Box Car Rally Saturday, October 14th 9 am – 4 pm Get ready – the annual Achieva Box Car Rally rolls through the streets of Clearwater in just two weeks! Enthusiastic crowds of spectators, lining Cleveland Street from Osceola Avenue to the waterfront, will cheer as their favorite racers hurtle down the hill toward victory. With two racing divisions and six classes in each division, there will be plenty of exciting race action throughout the day! Last year 262 racers competed in 340 individual races! From Pee Wees to Corporate sponsored drivers, and wacky...
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