CU Happenings – Nov. 8, 2019

Alabama ONE Credit Union plans Fairtytale Breakfast benefit in November Alabama ONE will host its first Fairytale Friends Breakfast with the Berenstain Bears on Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Cypress Inn Pavilion (501 Rice Mine Rd N, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406). This breakfast will give children and their parents an opportunity to spend quality time with […]

Alabama ONE Credit Union plans Fairtytale Breakfast benefit in November
fairy taleAlabama ONE will host its first Fairytale Friends Breakfast with the Berenstain Bears on Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Cypress Inn Pavilion (501 Rice Mine Rd N, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406). This breakfast will give children and their parents an opportunity to spend quality time with their favorite fairytale characters. We encourage children to wear their favorite Disney princess or Marvel character costumes.

Proceeds from the Fairytale Friends Breakfast will benefit Alabama ONE’s Operation Credit Union Christmas program. Since 2003 this program has provided Christmas gifts for more than 5,100 children in need throughout the Tuscaloosa community.

The Fairytale Friends Breakfast will have two seating times, including the following characters:

  • 8 a.m. CT – Moana, Rapunzel, Belle, Ariel, Elsa, Olaf, Spiderman and Jake the Pirate
  • 10 a.m. CT – Moana, Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Belle, Elena of Avalor, Ariel, Jake the Pirate and Spiderman

A balloon twister dressed as Jedi and Glitter Tattoo Fairy will create balloon characters from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. CT. Children will also receive a professional photo, autographs from all the characters in their own autograph books and “swag” bags. The event will include special appearances from Cinderella, Prince Charming, Tiana, Snow White, the Beast and Brother and Sister (Berenstain) Bear.

A silent auction will also be held during the event to benefit Operation Credit Union Christmas. Tickets are $30 each for adults and children over 1 year old. Children under 1 year old receive free admission. Seating is limited and tickets are available on Eventbrite.

 

 Georgia United CU Tucker branch moves to new location in October
new buldingGeorgia United Credit Union moved its Tucker, Ga., branch to a new location to better serve the community. The new opened Oct. 28, offering enhanced street-level visibility, improved ease of access and new drive-up ATM. The interior has a modern aesthetic with open layout, with added office and meeting space.

The new branch address is 3824 LaVista Road, Tucker, GA, 30084. An official ribbon cutting ceremony with local dignitaries and elected officials will be held at the new branch at 11 am on Tuesday, Nov. 12. Community members are invited to visit the branch anytime from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET on this day to meet Georgia United representatives and enjoy refreshments and giveaways.

 

McCoy Federal Credit Union participates in multiple fall events
halloween festivalMcCoy Federal Credit Union in Florida has been active in many of the communities it serves with special fall events. McCoy Credit Union staff from the Clermont branch attended the Clermont Harvest Festival, an “ole fashion” fall festival that featured hand-made collectibles, rock climbing wall, train rides, music and a costume contest.

The credit union’s Lake Mary branch sponsored and attended the City of Lake Mary Halloween Spooktacular, an event that brought trick-or-treating, a costume contest, music, and kids’ zone into Central Park at Lake Mary City Hall.

The  Apopka Branch in Florida sponsored and attended the City of Apopka Hometown Halloween in the Park. Children and families enjoyed bounce houses, face painting, games and a costume contest.

McCoy FCU’s Ocoee Branch sponsored and participated in the 26th annual Ocoee Founders’ Day Festival, an event celebrating small-town traditions with country music, festival food, carnival rides for the kids, car show, epic musical performances. During the last 26 years the festival has grown from a few hundred to more than 20,000 attendees.

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