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Ryan Howard and Krystle Howard to host Little Rhino book signing events with South Jersey Federal Credit Union

DEPTFORD, NJ (October 16, 2017) – South Jersey Federal Credit Union (SJFCU) is hosting two book signings featuring the Little Rhino Book Series authors Ryan Howard, former Phillies first baseman, World Series Champion and Partner at SeventySix Capital, and Krystle Howard on Saturday, November 11th to promote good sportsmanship and the importance of literacy and education.

The first book signing will take place at the Vineland branch, located at 106 W. Landis Avenue, Vineland, NJ 08360, from 12:00pm – 1:30pm. The second book signing will take place at the Camden branch, located at 225 Market Street, Camden, NJ 08102, from 3:30pm – 5:00pm. Both book signs will only be open to the first 125 SJFCU Members in line.

The book signings will feature the first two books of the Little Rhino Book Series, My New Team and The Best Bat. They can be purchased at both signings or Members can bring their own copies. For every book purchased at the signings, SJFCU will donate a book to the school of the Member’s choosing. 

In addition, SJFCU has also donated over 650 Little Rhino books to all 2nd and 3rd grade public school classrooms in the communities that it serves. This includes Camden, Deptford, Glassboro, Moorestown, Pleasantville, Vineland and Voorhees, New Jersey and Philadelphia and Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

About South Jersey Federal Credit Union

South Jersey Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Deptford, New Jersey, is a not-for-profit financial cooperative owned and governed by over 47,000 members. SJFCU has nine branches in Gloucester, Burlington, Camden, Atlantic and Cumberland Counties in New Jersey and Philadelphia and Lycoming Counties in Pennsylvania. For more information, please visit

About Ryan Howard & Krystle Howard

Ryan Howard is a world-class, championship professional baseball player and Partner at SeventySix Capital, a leading venture capital firm based in the Philadelphia area. 

Ryan was the Major League Baseball 2005 Rookie of the Year, the 2006 National League MVP, a 2008 World Series Champion with the Philadelphia Phillies, and the fastest player to reach both the 100 and 200 home run milestones in Major League Baseball history. He is recognized as one of the all-time great home run hitters and is known as a great teammate, friend and mentor by his peers, both on the field and in business. 

He joined SeventySix Capital as a partner with a strong business acumen and passion for investing. Ryan has made a number of successful investments and is transitioning his knowledge, relationships and focus towards consumer technology startups in the sports, retail and wellness industries. 

He is an author, active member of the community, and founder of the Ryan Howard Big Piece Foundation. Ryan is a graduate of Missouri State University.

Krystle Howard is a former elementary school teacher with a passion for education and childhood literacy. She graduated West Chester University with a degree in elementary education and a minor in literacy. She was instrumental in developing and implementing Ryan's Reading Challenge — a program that resulted in more than 1 million minutes of reading by the children involved. She is currently the Chief Operating Officer of the Ryan Howard Big Piece Foundation.


Ryan Howard & Krystle Howard's Rookie Readers at SJFCU – Vineland, NJ
Ryan Howard & Krystle Howard's Rookie Readers at SJFCU – Camden, NJ


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