FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 27, 2016
Member One Federal Credit Union
202 4th Street
Roanoke, VA 24016
Member One FCU Title Sponsor of City Market Saturdays on the Historic Roanoke City Market
Roanoke, VA – Member One Federal Credit Union is the title sponsor of the “City Market Saturdays” series, organized by Downtown Roanoke, Inc. Member One's City Market Saturdays showcases a variety of entertainment on the Historic Roanoke City Market.
A portion of Member One’s funding will help sustain the SNAP program, now available for use at the Historic Roanoke City Farmers Market. Visitors who are on the EBT/SNAP program can purchase EBT/SNAP tokens and receive a dollar to dollar match, up to $10 per person, per day. For each $1 purchased, recipients will get an additional $1 EBT/SNAP credit to use with the various Historic City Market vendors.
Other events at Member One's City Market Saturdays include live entertainment, “How-to" Workshops, cooking demonstrations, family days, and much more. All activities take place on the Roanoke City Market from 11:00am - 2:30pm. For a complete schedule of events, visit Downtown Roanoke Inc., Member One's City Market Saturdays.
More Farmer’s Markets are beginning to accept EBT/SNAP benefits and allow recipients to gain access to local fruits, vegetables and seasonal product options. This initiative encourages consumption of locally grown, fresh and healthy foods. For more information about SNAP and Farmers Markets, visit USDA.gov.
Member One Federal Credit Union is a full-service, member-owned financial institution serving the needs of its communities for over 70 years. Member One has 80,000 members, over $700 million in assets, 12 branch locations, a Real Estate Center and a national ATM network.