01.12.2024

Michigan First Credit Union Named Presenting Sponsor for the Plymouth Ice Festival

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PLYMOUTH, MI (Jan.12, 2024) — The Plymouth Ice Festival, renowned for its breathtaking ice sculptures and family-friendly winter activities, is thrilled to announce Michigan First Credit Union as the presenting sponsor in a multi-year deal.

Slated to take place from February 2-4, 2024, the Ice Festival has become a cherished tradition, attracting over 100,000 visitors annually from across Michigan by featuring more than 100 ice sculptures placed throughout downtown Plymouth.

"We are excited to join forces with Michigan First Credit Union as our presenting sponsor, beginning with the 2024 event. Their organizational values parallel those of the Plymouth Ice Festival, with their commitment to community and people,” said James Gietzen, Festival Organizer, who has been working with the credit union since 2019 when they first signed on as a sponsor.

Michigan First’s sponsorship helps ensure the continuation of the event’s growth and expansion of the exhibits and activities that attendees have grown to love. In thanks to the partnership, the festival will continue to provide a petting zoo, live entertainment, ice sculptures designed by renowned, award-winning carvers, and other family-friendly attractions throughout the downtown area. As the presenting sponsor, Michigan First Credit Union will play a vital role in keeping the Plymouth Ice Festival traditions alive and supporting the festival’s mission of providing winter fun for families and support for local businesses.

As the Official Credit Union of the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Pistons, Michigan First Credit Union will host large hockey and basketball themed ice carvings and opportunities for attendees to win sports merchandise and game tickets.

“As members of the Plymouth business community ourselves, we wanted to give back and support the event in a way that allows festival organizers to dream even bigger,” said Jennifer Glenfield, Chief Marketing Officer of Michigan First Credit Union. “We can’t wait to see how the festival grows over the next few years.”

For more information about the Plymouth Ice Festival, presented by Michigan First Credit Union, visit PlymouthIceFestival.com.

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