In The News: CU Financial Management announces support of First Tee – Atlantic

Leading wealth management firm commits to supporting equity-deserving Atlantic Canadians and helping to bridge the gaps of youth access to sports and recreation 

[CUFM] Halifax, NS (April 18, 2023) – CU Financial Management, Atlantic Canada’s leading partner in financial planning and advice, is expanding its commitment to empowering local communities through its new partnership with First Tee – Atlantic. 

“[First Tee – Atlantic] aligns with CU Financial Management’s values and our key areas of focus for community support, including equal opportunities and community need,” said Ross Ripley, CU Financial Management CEO. ​“As an Atlantic Canadian firm, we are invested in doing all we can to strengthen the communities we call home and helping the people of our region thrive.” 

First Tee – Atlantic is a youth development program that provides children with life-enhancing experiences through golf. Under the operation of Golf Canada and in collaboration with provincial golf associations, First Tee – Atlantic offers accessible and inclusive programming at golf courses, schools and community centres. CU Financial Management will be recognized as a Regional Champion of First Tee – Atlantic, with funds directly supporting the delivery of introductory golf environments in equity-deserving communities across all four Atlantic provinces. 

“We believe that children from all backgrounds should have an opportunity to play golf and benefit from the life and leadership skills inherent to the game,” said Steve Healy, First Tee – Atlantic Development Officer. ​“By partnering with like-minded supporters like CU Financial Management, we can continue to expand our reach across the entire region and provide environments where youth feel excited to grow, safe to fail, and equipped for whatever comes their way, on and off the course.” 

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