Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Telco Credit Union Hosts PTHS Art Gallery

Pine Tree High School art students are featured in an art gallery at the Longview Telco Credit Union. The talented students provided a mix of photography and Mexican folk art called Papel Picado.  The Papel Picado "perforated paper" is a decorative craft made out of paper cut into elaborate designs. Please come see their work at 423 Gilmer Rd., from 9:00 am – 5:30 pm Monday thru Wednesday and until 6:00 pm on Thursday and Fridays.  The artwork will be on display until mid-May.  

Betty DeWeese, CEO of Telco Plus CU said “growing up in a home where photography was major past-time, I appreciate the new photo technology available and impressed with these students application of the technology.  I’m really amazed at the detail and beauty of the Papel Picado artwork.  A big thank you to the Pine Tree art students and their teacher Elizabeth White for allowing us to enjoy their amazing talents.” 

Telco Plus Credit Union is a big supporter of children, education, and the community.  They are a community charter credit union that has open membership to people who work or live in Gregg or Smith County, or through a family member or a sponsor company.  Telco Plus Credit Union was organized in 1951 as a state-chartered credit union in a Longview home. True to credit union nature Telco Plus Credit Union operates “not for profit, not for charity, but for service.” Telco Credit Union is owned and controlled by its members.

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