MONMOUTH UNIVERSITY STUDENT AWARDED SCHOLARSHIP

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8/2/2012

The First Financial Federal Credit Union Foundation recently awarded a $750 Erma Dorrer Literacy Scholarship to Monmouth University student Kevin Rogers of Ocean Township.  Kevin was one of six students from the local community who received the scholarship.

“We are delighted to assist in furthering the educational aspirations these worthy young men and women,” said First Financial President and CEO, Issa Stephan.  “Our credit union puts a high priority on education, after all – that’s how First Financial began 76 years ago, with a group of schoolteachers in Asbury Park.”

For additional information about the First Financial Foundation, visit www.firstfinancialfoundation.org.

About the First Financial Foundation

Since 1994, First Financial has supported the Monmouth and Ocean communities with the Erma Dorrer Scholarship Program. Today, that program has been extended into the First Financial Foundation to assist charitable organizations of the Monmouth and Ocean County communities. The First Financial Federal Credit Union Foundation is a non-profit working to support a variety of community programs and organizations throughout Monmouth and Ocean Counties. They direct 100% of contributions to programs because all administrative expenses are paid for by First Financial Federal Credit Union. To learn more, visit www.firstfinancialfoundation.org.

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Media contact: Petra Ludwig at 732-263-5507

First Financial Federal Credit Union President and CEO Issa Stephan with scholarship winner Kevin Rogers