From Visions Federal Credit Union:
Binghamton, NY – Visions Federal Credit Union became the box office sponsor of the Binghamton Rumble Ponies baseball team earlier this year, part of a local initiative to keep the sport going in Broome County.
The Binghamton Rumble Ponies threatened to lose their minor league baseball affiliation with the New York Mets as well as their stadium sponsor, which could have ended professional baseball in the Southern Tier. Thanks to vocal elected officials, committed community members and important local business partners, enough support was raised before the start of the season. In a strategic partnership and continued collaboration with Mirabito Energy Products, Visions acted as a cash register sponsor at the newly named Mirabito Stadium and Binghamton was able to keep the Rumble Ponies.
“Visions has such a large presence in the community and has been an excellent partner for years,” said John Hughes, President of Rumble Ponies. “Your commitment to the Rumble Ponies enables us to keep improving Double-A-Baseball in the Southern Tier.” The league ended the regular season games in mid-September. Both Visions and Mirabito plan to continue this partnership with the Rumble Ponies.
Visions also sponsors the Binghamton Black Bears, a professional hockey team that is entering the Federal Prospects Hockey League in its first season. “Professional teams like the Rumble Ponies and Black Bears make Binghamton a fun, family-friendly environment that makes it a great place to live,” said Tyrone Muse, President / CEO of Visions. “Local companies like us and Mirabito want to make sure that our great-grandchildren also have this experience.”
Visions Federal Credit Union is a nonprofit financial institution wholly owned by its members. Founded in 1966, Visions proudly serves over 220,000 members in wards in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Services include banking, as well as auto, home, personal, and business loans. Visit www.visionsfcu.org for more information.