Maria Cristina Laureano

MC (Maria Cristina) Laureano is ACU's Community Relations Specialist. She oversees ACU's grants and sponsorships program and, as her title implies, she is out in the community engaging with partners to strengthen ACU's community involvement initiatives. Along with her community work at ACU, MC is an avid volunteer and is part of numerous boards and committees — community is definitely one of her passions!
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Enhancing food security for struggling Manitobans

ACU’s Community Response Drive returned in 2022!  Assiniboine Credit Union (ACU) started this initiative in 2021 to help address the growing demand for food and essential items in Manitoba. It…

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Community Response Drive

Showing up for those who stepped up

ACU’s community response drive was the first of its kind for the credit union, which collected much-needed items on behalf of five community organizations.

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Winter vacation planning for snowbirds

White stuff on the ground already? In the blink of an eye, fall is gone and winter sets in. And with the changing of the seasons, we also see another type…

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Celebrate Asian Heritage Month in Winnipeg

May is Asian Heritage Month, celebrate in Winnipeg. Check out the Taste of Asia (May 25 and 26), a free admission event at The Forks featuring food trucks, music, art,…

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RRSP vs. TFSA vs. FHSA: Breaking down the options for buying your first home

Many ACU members are familiar with their options when saving for a down payment. Tax Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs) offer shelter from taxes on growth, while a Registered Retirement Savings…

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10 steps to buying your first home

Buying a new home in Winnipeg can be an exciting time. After all, you can finally move into a place to call your own—whether you’re leaving that long-term rental property,…

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