St. George man named to We Promise Foundation board

VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia – Chartway Federal Credit Union’s charitable arm, the We Promise Foundation whose mission is to put smiles on children’s face by making their dreams come true, announced its 2014–2015 board of directors. Among those named was Mark Widdison, director of dealer lending for the Utah region, and a St. George resident.

  • John W. Blum, chairman
  • Beth K. O’Toole, vice chairman
  • Cindy Casteen, secretary / treasurer
  • Al Merritt, director
  • Heidi E. Worker, director
  • Mark Widdison, director
  • Wayne Foshay, director

Since 1999, Chartway and its We Promise Foundation have raised nearly $6,000,000 to make once-in-a-lifetime dreams come true for children battling life-threatening, debilitating, or chronic illnesses. Most recently, Chartway’s foundation fully funded a $120,000 outdoor play deck at the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters featuring playground equipment for children of all abilities, an art area, and umbrella-covered tables designed to help young patients enjoy fresh air and relaxation during their stay.

About the We Promise Foundation

As the charitable arm of Chartway FCU and its divisions of HeritageWest and SouthWest Community, the We Promise Foundation is dedicated to making dreams come true for children battling degenerative, life-threatening, debilitating or chronic illnesses, or those facing tremendous hardship. Since 1999, the credit union and its We Promise Foundation have raised more than $5.8 million to bring smiles to the faces of more than 1,200 children. For more information, visit or

About the Chartway Federal Family of Credit Unions

Chartway FCU, a not-for-profit financial institution, has been serving members and families since 1959, building a service network that includes 55 branches and a full slate of online, mobile, and telephone banking services, including mobile deposit and mobile bill pay. Headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA, the 1.9 billion credit union services nearly 200,000 members in every state and several countries. HeritageWest and Credit Union and SouthWest Community Credit Union joined the Chartway family in 2010. For more information, visit; or, follow them at

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