May 2018

SECU MD Foundation Golf Classic Supports University System of Maryland

The SECU MD Foundation Golf Classic, held on May 21 at the Hobbit’s Glen Golf Club in Columbia, MD, raised over $74,000 to support SECU MD Foundation Scholarship Programs, including the Donald Tynes Sr. Scholarship for business students at Morgan State University, the University System of Maryland Scholarship, and the State Employee Scholarship.

Nearly 120 golfers participated in the SECU MD Foundation Golf Classic. In addition to an afternoon of golf, a silent auction, refreshments, and dinner, contests were held throughout the day including a putting contest, longest drive, and corn hole for those non-golfers in attendance.

“A day on the golf course is always fun, but special things happen when a day of golf benefits a great cause,” said SECU President and CEO Rod Staatz. “The financial literacy programs and scholarships funded by the SECU MD Foundation help people achieve financial wellness and further their education. These are things that change lives.”

Launched earlier this year, the SECU MD Foundation’s mission is to contribute to and support the educational needs in the communities served by SECU, Maryland’s largest credit union. Events such as the Golf Classic help the Foundation grow these great programs.

The SECU MD Foundation will grow the educational programs introduced by SECU over the past several years, including the Scholarship programs, the Own Your Money online financial education tools, and the Reality Fairs held at local high schools and colleges, which educate students on managing money and making smart financial decisions.

SECU also provides donations to the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital through its Goals for Kids program with the Baltimore Blast and, previously, its Points for Pediatrics partnership with the University of Maryland men’s basketball team.

“We thank all of our sponsors and golfers who came out to support the SECU MD Foundation and their scholarship programs,” said Staatz.

For more information about the SECU MD Foundation, visit