Mariners Announce First Premier Partner

February 16, 2018 - ECHL (ECHL) - Maine Mariners News Release

Portland, ME - The Maine Mariners are pleased to announce Evergreen Credit Union as the first premier partner of the team. Evergreen Credit Union will also be the day-to-day financial institution for the Mariners. Evergreen Credit Union is one of Maine's largest credit unions, with branches in Portland, South Portland, Windham and Naples.

Evergreen Credit Union will also show their continued support for the community through their Goals for Good campaign that will span the length of the Mariners season. The campaign, aimed at local charities, will consist of a monetary donation for every Mariners goal scored from the Evergreen Credit Union logo on the ice.

Evergreen Credit Union's premier partnership will span a two year commitment to the Mariners and the community. "We are excited to start our inaugural season off with this great partnership with Evergreen Credit Union, a top-notch local organization. Their support will offer exciting opportunities to our fans, as well as support the Mariners mission of supporting community organizations through the Goals for Good program," said Mariners Vice President of Hockey Operations, Danny Briere.

In addition to their premier partnership, Evergreen Credit Union will be the official credit union of the Mariners. Jason Lindstrom, President and Chief Executive Officer of Evergreen Credit Union said, "Evergreen Credit Union is very excited about our partnership with the Maine Mariners. It's great to have professional hockey back in Maine! To be a premier partner with professional level hockey in Maine is great for our account holders, communities we serve and Mainers in general. We also look forward to giving back to the community by supporting the Goals for Good program together with the Mariners."

The Mariners start play in October 2018 as members of the ECHL. The ECHL is the premier AA hockey league in the United States. Season tickets for the Mariners inaugural season are on sale now by visiting www.marinersofmaine.com.

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