Given the almost universal popularity of St. Patrick’s Day in the U.S., it’s not unexpected that a number of credit unions from around the country would take the opportunity to join in the celebrations.

One of these was the Rockford branch of the $313 million First Northern Credit Union in Chicago, which invited the Rockford Chamber of Commerce’s IGNITE members to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on March 15 and offered complimentary appetizers. IGNITE is a local group composed of young business professions in the Rockford area interested in getting connected, educated and involved in the community.

st patrick's dayAnother was the $492 million Diamond Credit Union in Pottstown, Penn., which planned a St. Patrick’s Day Hot Dog and Bake Sale at its Pottstown branch for Thursday, March 17. All proceeds were donated to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life.

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