In brief

Tropi Tan supports safe graduation celebration

FLINT — In an effort to encourage 2013 high school grads to celebrate their accomplishments in drug-and alcohol-free environments, Tropi Tan Inc. has committed to giving free tanning sessions until Aug. 11 to nearly 2,700 local students who graduate and attend school-sponsored Project Graduation or postgrad functions.

Tropi Tan will give the memberships to graduates of Carmen Ainsworth, Davison, Fenton, Grand Blanc, Powers, Swartz Creek, Linden, Clio, Mt. Morris and Lake Fenton high schools. An estimated 2,698 students are expected to graduate from these schools, with more than 95 percent of them attending their respective post-graduation parties.

“I’m proud of each one of the graduates and they deserve the best,” said Tropi Tan owner and president, Vince Lorraine.

At a value of $70 each, the tanning membership donation exceeds $188,000. — G.G.

Security Credit Union elects board officers

FLINT — Security Credit Union (SCU) is pleased to announce the recent election of officers to its board of directors during the credit union’s organizational meeting held May 21 at SCU’s headquarters on W. Boulevard Dr. in Flint.

The elected officers include Ken Scott of Flushing, chairman; John Truchan of Swartz Creek, first vice chairman; Joe Niedzwiecki of Swartz Creek, second vice chairman; Jerry DeMaria of Columbiaville, treasurer; Wilda Foy of Goodrich, assistant treasurer; Dick Hazel of Clio, secretary and Lauren Emmons of Lapeer, assistant secretary.

Additional members of the board of directors include: Vic Carpenter, Jessie Collins, Tom Crooks, Ron Dodge, Don Henry, Don Sorensen and Phillip Thick.

Headquartered in Flint, Mich., Security Credit Union has been committed to providing secure, convenient and personalized service since 1949. With more than 52,000 members and 9 convenient locations, SCU serves the financial needs of the communities of Genesee, Lapeer, Livingston, Saginaw and Shiawassee Counties. SCU members receive quality service and exceptional value when choosing SCU as their trusted financial partner.

Details: Visit, or call 810- 235-2322 or toll-free at 800-373-2333. — G.G.

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