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Local Grand Rapids credit union is giving away $50,000 for the ultimate home makeover.

May 20, 2020 12:13PM ● By Press Release

GRAND RAPIDS, MI (May 20, 2020) – Lake Michigan Credit Union - Grand Rapids, MI (LMCU) is pleased to announce the launch of its eighth annual Home Makeover Sweepstakes, with a grand prize of $50,000, a second place prize of $15,000, and a third place prize of $5,000.

The sweepstakes will run from now until Friday, July 24, 2020. Last year’s giveaway generated a record 563,007 entries, and was won by Sara of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

With our homes more important than ever, this year’s giveaway keeps the focus on improving your home – maybe you’ve been imagining updating a kitchen or a bathroom, or a needed home repair, the last several months or years. By entering online at or at any branch location, entrants are eligible to win one of the three cash prizes to make their home or dreams one step closer to reality. Entrants can also increase their odds when friends enter the giveaway through a like on LMCU’s Facebook page. The $50,000 Home Makeover Sweepstakes is open to the public, and entrants are not required to be LMCU members.

“Lake Michigan Credit Union is excited to announce a huge expansion to our annual Home Makeover Sweepstakes,” said Sandy Jelinski, LMCU President and CEO. “This year, we’ll be adding two additional prizes: a second place prize of $15,000 cash to recognize the fact that LMCU members can earn 3% interest on deposits of up to $15,000 with our top-rated Max Checking account, and a third place prize of $5,000 for the lucky winner to potentially use towards the purchase of a car.”

Lake Michigan Credit Union is the largest credit union in Michigan. Employing a staff of over 1,300, LMCU’s assets exceed $7 billion, with a mortgage serviced portfolio of over $12 billion and over 460,000 members. LMCU has 55 convenient branch locations overall, including 11 in southwest Florida. LMCU members have access to over 55,000 AllPoint ATMs worldwide. LMCU provides a full-range of financial services, from high interest-bearing checking accounts to personal loans, mortgages, investments and commercial banking.

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