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AUSTIN, Texas — The $495 million Velocity Credit Union has been recognized by the Texas Credit Union League for its work with Hispanics. The league has awarded the CU the Juntos Avanzamos or “Together we advance” award.

“Velocity Credit Union began in 1947, and from day one we’ve welcomed Hispanics into our membership,” said Velocity CEO Larry Strong. “At Velocity, reaching out to the Hispanic community is not just an ‘initiative,’ it’s how we’ve done business for 59 years. A majority of newly immigrated Hispanics don’t get a square deal when using some other financial service providers–I want them to know that here at Velocity, they are treated fairly and with respect. This is our goal, our duty and our responsibility,” Strong added.

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