Consumers Credit Union, Kalamazoo, Mich., celebrated the opening of its new Mattawan office with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Consumers, which began operations in 1951, currently serves all of western Michigan with 14 full-service offices. The Mattawan location features 3,100 square feet of office space, a full-service lobby, an online banking center, tellers, a loan and member service area, drive thru lanes and an ATM. There is also a free coffee bar, children’s play area and free wireless Internet access. The credit union also celebrated the opening of its new Portage Road office. This branch is also 3,100 square feet and has the same services and amenities as the Mattawan office.
CorePlus Federal Credit Union, Norwich, Conn., officials announced the grand opening celebration of their second “Loan Zone” office, with a ceremonial ribbon cutting with Norwich Chamber of Commerce President Nancy Gray. The Norwich location follows the recent opening of the Putnam Loan Zone office .CorePlus Loan Zones are dedicated to serving member borrowing needs in a fast, efficient and no-hassle environment. Each of the new Loan Zone offices will provide a full range of consumer lending and mortgage products, including credit cards, auto loans, personal loans, lifestyle loans, student loans, home equity loans and mortgages in a teller line free professional office.
Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union, Broomhall, Pa., held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open its new Downingtown, Pa., office in the Brandywine Square Shopping Center. Members of the FMFCU board of directors and executive team, along with local dignitaries, were on hand to commemorate the event. The Downingtown branch staff subsequently hosted a grand-opening celebration featuring prize drawings and the opportunity to unlock the FMFCU Treasure Chest filled with cash prizes. During the event, children filled a bag of their favorite candies from the FMFCU candy bar, had their faces painted and received balloons.
Grow Financial Federal Credit Union, Tampa, Fla., announced that its 19th branch is scheduled to open on Aug. 27. The new downtown branch will feature an alternative to traditional bank lobby designs, a contemporary color scheme and interactive technology showcasing a new virtual money machine. In addition to the new downtown branch opening this August, Grow Financial also plans to open new branches in Lakeland and Wesley Chapel in 2012 and 2013.