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Credit union raises $186K to help Hotshots' families

Les Stukenberg/The Daily Courier

Les Stukenberg/The Daily Courier

Arizona State Credit Union presented a check for $186,488.48 to Prescott Firefighters Charities Oct. 16 at Station 7 in Prescott. The money was donated by credit union members, with $20,000 coming from the credit union itself. According to Paul Stull, senior vice president of strategy and brand for AZSTCU, the company, seven of the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died in the Yarnell Hill fire June 30 were members of the credit union. The credit union's employees and customers wanted to reach out and help the surviving families of the firefighters, Stull said.