Mountain America Credit Union and the Utah Jazz "Pass It Along" To Bateman Horne Center


WEST JORDAN, Utah, March 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mountain America Credit Union and the Utah Jazz announced today that Bateman Horne Center is this season’s final recipient of “Pass It Along,” a program featuring fan nomination opportunities that rewards five local charitable organizations with $5,000 each.

Bateman Horne Center, which aims to empower patients, advances research and improves clinical care for those impacted by ME/CFS and Fibromyalgia, will be presented with a $5,000 donation prior to tonight’s game versus the Orlando Magic at Vivint Smart Home Arena. The photo and check presentation will take place on center court at 5:00 p.m.

“Our entire team at Bateman Horne Center wishes to sincerely thank the Utah Jazz and Mountain America Credit Union organizations for this meaningful and important gift,” said Rob Ence, Executive Director of Bateman Horne Center. “We appreciate the faith and support of those who were part of the selection process and will apply these resources effectively in our cutting edge research and clinical care with the quest of improving the lives of those with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia (ME/CFS FM). Our sincere thanks to all.”

In addition to the $5,000 donation, Bateman Horne Center received a visit from Mountain America Credit Union Executive Vice President Marshall Paepke along with tickets to tonight’s game.

This season’s “Pass It Along” recipients include Camp Kesem, Tabitha’s Way, 5 For The Fight and 180 Ministries for Girls.

About Mountain America Credit Union
With more than 730,000 members and $7 billion in assets, Mountain America Credit Union assists members on the right path to help them identify and achieve their financial dreams. Mountain America provides consumers and businesses with a variety of convenient, flexible products and services, as well as sound, timely advice. Members enjoy access to secure, cutting-edge mobile banking technology, 89 branches across five states, thousands of shared-branching locations nationwide and more than 50,000 surcharge-free ATMs. Mountain America—safely guiding you forward along your financial journey. Learn more at

About the Utah Jazz
Founded as the 18th member of the National Basketball Association (NBA) in 1974, and located in Salt Lake City since 1979, the Utah Jazz are committed to excellence as a team and in the community. On the court, the Jazz are the third-winningest team in the NBA over the last 30 years, having won nine division titles and two Western Conference championships along with 15 seasons of 50-plus wins, and are supported by one of the most passionate fan bases in all of sports. Away from the court, the Jazz are very active in the local community and have assisted a multitude of organizations and worthy causes by way of charitable donations, service and grants through Larry H. Miller Charities. The Utah Jazz also operate the Junior Jazz program, the largest and longest-running youth basketball league in the NBA, featuring more than 55,000 players and an additional 13,000 volunteers who take part annually across seven states. For more information on the Utah Jazz, visit

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