Friday, June 27, 2014

Credit Union ONE Awards Cinco de Mayo Winners


(L to R) Lucky member Alfreda W. receives her gift card from
Luz Peralta, Credit Union ONE Member Sales Consultant 
Ferndale, Michigan - Credit Union ONE's Southwest Detroit Branch recently had a Cinco de Mayo loan promotion during the month of May.
 
Members that applied and closed a loan at this branch in May were entered into a drawing for one of two $100 gift cards.
 
"This was a great opportunity for us to celebrate with our members and the community by offering competitive rates on loan products, and the chance to win our drawing," said Yvette Gonzalez, Branch Manager of the Southwest Detroit Credit Union ONE location.
 
With many entries, the promotion was a great success, and two members were very happy to be selected as gift card winners.
 
Credit Union ONE, headquartered in Ferndale Michigan for seventy-five years, offers a wide array of financial services and access to over 30,000 ATM’s nationwide, serving 110,000 members, with seventeen offices in three major metropolitan areas, including Metro Detroit, Grand Rapids and Traverse City. For more information go to cuone.org or "like us" on Facebook.
 
Contact Judi Desilets, Director of Public Relations for Credit Union ONE, 248-584-5224, Judi_Desilets@cuone.org.

Monday, June 16, 2014

$10,000 in Scholarships Awarded by Credit Union ONE



(Top to Bottom) 2014 William G. Coyne Memorial Credit Union ONE Scholarship Recipients:  Joshua Moore of Detroit, Stephanie Nagy of St. Clair Shores, Brianna Moore of Detroit, Anna Bagnall of Cass City, Anastacia Maurer of Chesterfield, Alexandra Hamlock of Macomb, Bradley Benedetto of Bloomfield Hills, Morgan Purvis of Troy, and Harsh Gusani of Troy
 
Ferndale, Michigan – Credit Union ONE has announced the William G. Coyne Memorial Credit Union ONE Scholarship Awards for 2014. This year nine recipients were selected to receive scholarships totaling $10,000 to begin their studies. 

The William G. Coyne Memorial Credit Union ONE Scholarship Program was created realizing the investment of both finances and planning by the credit union to help their student members in their endeavors to further their education after high school.

Graduating high school senior Alexandra Hamlock of Macomb was awarded $2,000; while Anastacia Mauer of Chesterfield, Joshua Moore of Detroit, Stephanie Nagy of St. Clair Shores, Bradley Benedetto of Bloomfield Hills, Harsh Gusani of Troy, Brianna Moore of Detroit, Morgan Purvis of Troy, and Anna Bagnall of Cass City all were awarded $1,000.  Recipients were selected based on exemplary academics, community service and written essays.

“As a community based member-owned organization, we are proud of these young people and are pleased to be able to give back to our student members to assist in their successes,” said Paul Stuart, Credit Union ONE Chairman of the Board.

Credit Union ONE, headquartered in Ferndale Michigan for seventy-five years, offers a wide array of financial services and access to over 30,000 ATM’s nationwide, serving 110,000 members, with seventeen offices in three major metropolitan areas, including Metro Detroit, Grand Rapids and Traverse City. For more information go to http://www.cuone.org or "like us" on Facebook.

Contact Judi Desilets, Director of Public Relations for Credit Union ONE, 248-584-5224, Judi_Desilets@cuone.org.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Credit Union ONE serves over 500 at document shred event


(Top to bottom) Member Jackie McDonald shreds documents
with the assistance of Shred Corp, while below member Karen
Stefanski gets ready to load her documents into the hopper.
 
Ferndale, Michigan – Over 500 members showed up at the Credit Union ONE Macomb Branch on Saturday, May 31, 2014 to participate in a document shred day.  More than seven tons of documents were shredded as members took the opportunity to protect themselves from identity theft and fraud. 


“Every year several million people are victims of identity theft.  In an effort to create an awareness about the risks of identity theft and fraud, and to provide a safe and convenient way to dispose of unneeded paperwork, Credit Union ONE has been holding document shred events for our members," said John Kozich, Vice President of Community Relations for Credit Union ONE.  "The response continues to grow as more members are becoming aware of the dangers of identity theft and fraud, and we plan to continue offering this service at various Credit Union ONE locations.” 
In addition to the success of the shredding event, generous members donated over $250 to support the Children’s Miracle Network while at the event. 
"I really appreciate the service Credit Union ONE gives me and the free services it offers, such as this shred day," said Karen Stefanski, Credit Union ONE member. 
Shred Corp., the industry-leading document recycling company donated their time and equipment to provide secure on-site shredding services.  After the event, the shredded paper waste was taken away for recycling into paper towel.

Credit Union ONE, headquartered in Ferndale Michigan for seventy-five years, offers a wide array of financial services and access to over 30,000 ATM’s nationwide, serving 110,000 members, with seventeen offices in three major metropolitan areas, including Metro Detroit, Grand Rapids and Traverse City. For more information go to cuone.org or "like us" on Facebook.

Contact Judi Desilets, Director of Public Relations for Credit Union ONE, 248-584-5224, Judi_Desilets@cuone.org
 












 

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Document shred event a real success at Credit Union ONE

(L to R), Credit Union ONE members Linda Cooke and Pamela
Roundtree were happy to shred their documents in Ferndale with the
help of a pictured Shred Corp employee
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ferndale, Michigan - Credit Union ONE held a document shred day at two of their branches on Saturday, May 17, 2014.
 
Members of both the Ferndale and Grand Rapids branches took the opportunity to do some spring cleaning and rid themselves of unwanted documents.
 
“The shredding event was created to raise awareness about the risks of identity theft and fraud, and to provide a safe and convenient way to dispose of unneeded paperwork," said John Kozich, Vice President of Community Relations for Credit Union ONE.  "Every year several million people are victims of identity theft, and with events like this we hope to lessen the risk for our members.”
 
In Ferndale, it was fast paced, with approximately 4.5 tons of paper collected, which may be a record for this branch.  In Grand Rapids, close to another 1.5 tons was shredded with over 60 members in attendance.

In addition to the success of the shredding event, generous members donated $215 to support the Children’s Miracle Network while at the Ferndale event.
 
"I am so thankful that Credit Union ONE provides such great services for its' members," said Pamela Roundtree; while another long-time Credit Union ONE member Linda Cooke said, "having events like this for members is such a great idea, thank you for thinking of us!"  

Shred Corp., the industry-leading document recycling company donated their time and equipment to provide secure on-site shredding services.  After the event, the shredded paper waste was taken away for recycling into paper towel.
 
 Credit Union ONE, headquartered in Ferndale Michigan for seventy-five years, offers a wide array of financial services and access to over 30,000 ATM’s nationwide, serving 110,000 members, with seventeen offices in three major metropolitan areas, including Metro Detroit, Grand Rapids and Traverse City. For more information go to cuone.org or "like us" on Facebook.

Contact Judi Desilets, Director of Public Relations for Credit Union ONE, 248-584-5224, Judi_Desilets@cuone.org

Friday, May 23, 2014

Credit Union ONE helps Traverse City charity fundraiser




Credit Union ONE Traverse City Branch Manager
Tamara DePonio presents donation check to Bruce
Anderson of the Pine Rest Foundation.

Ferndale, Michigan – Credit Union ONE recently presented a $400 check to Mr. Bruce Anderson of the Pine Rest Foundation for their 7th Annual Charity Golf Classic.

The mission of the Pine Rest Foundation is to make sure no one in northern Michigan goes without behavioral health services for financial reasons. All proceeds from the Charity Golf Classic benefited Pine Rest’s Patient Assistance Fund, and this year they had a goal of $13,000. 

Credit Union ONE Branch Manager Tamara DePonio said, “We appreciate the work of the Pine Rest Foundation and we are happy to donate to such a worthy organization that does such good work in our community.” 

Credit Union ONE, headquartered in Ferndale Michigan for seventy-five years, offers a wide array of financial services and access to over 30,000 ATM’s nationwide, serving 110,000 members, with seventeen offices in three major metropolitan areas, including Metro Detroit, Grand Rapids and Traverse City. For more information go to cuone.org or "like us" on Facebook.
 
Contact Judi Desilets, Director of Public Relations for Credit Union ONE, 248-584-5224, Judi_Desilets@cuone.org