X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.

FORT WORTH, Texas – Special envoys from Mexico will attend Unity One Federal Credit Union’s “Northside Community Day,” a special event culminating a two-week grand opening celebration of its newest branch. Located in the city’s historic Stockyards district, the facility is targeting the financial needs of the area’s rapidly-growing Hispanic population. “We are thrilled to open this new branch,” said Gary R. Williams, Unity One president/CEO. “It will allow us to bring much needed low-cost financial services to the large Hispanic and immigrant community living in Fort Worth’s north side.” Branch architecture and design have a distinct Mexican influence, and services are tailored toward Hispanic culture, such as multiple cash delivery systems to accommodate “families on the go.” A 65-seat community room will enable the credit union to offer financial education classes. The event will offer a variety of free services to the public, including immunizations, dental screenings, homebuying information, personal credit information, as well as a Hispanic ballet performance and a live Hispanic radio broadcast. In addition to an impressive list of U.S. dignitaries set to attend, Frances Siekman Romero, first lady of Guanajato, Mexico, and Louis Alberto Villarreal, mayor of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, will join representatives from the Dallas Mexican Consulate Office to assist Mexican immigrants in obtaining financial assistance and documentation. “This is truly an underserved area where we believe our credit union can make a strong financial impact on the area residents,” said Scott Ward, Unity One’s COO. “The credit union philosophy is `people helping people’ and that is exactly what we intend to do with this new presence.” [email protected]

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to CUTimes.com, part of your ALM digital membership.

Your access to unlimited CUTimes.com content isn’t changing.
Once you are an ALM digital member, you’ll receive:

  • Critical CUTimes.com information including comprehensive product and service provider listings via the Marketplace Directory, CU Careers, resources from industry leaders, webcasts, and breaking news, analysis and more with our informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and CU Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including Law.com and GlobeSt.com.

Already have an account?

Credit Union Times

Join Credit Union Times

Don’t miss crucial strategic and tactical information necessary to run your institution and better serve your members. Join Credit Union Times now!

  • Free unlimited access to Credit Union Times' trusted and independent team of experts for extensive industry news, conference coverage, people features, statistical analysis, and regulation and technology updates.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM and Credit Union Times events.
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including TreasuryandRisk.com and Law.com.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join Credit Union Times

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.