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A customer receives breakfast and a Pelican State Credit Union flier from a Butter Krisp Diner staff member in Covington, La. The $524 million, Baton Rouge, La.-based Pelican State CU hosted a surprise “Pelican Pays it Forward” takeover at Butter Krisp Diner on Dec. 14. To show its appreciation for the Covington community, the credit union paid for $2,000 worth of breakfast for guests who visited the restaurant located at 1105 Business 190 in Covington from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The event was a complete surprise, as customers did not find out that their breakfast was going to be free until after they placed their order. Instead of receiving their bill, each customer was given a flier from the Butter Krisp Diner staff informing them that their breakfast had been paid for. The flier also highlighted Pelican’s Covington branch as well as all the benefits that come with being a Pelican member.

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Natasha Chilingerian

Natasha has served as an editor for CU Times since March 2015. She also served as a communications specialist for Xceed Financial Credit Union (now Kinecta FCU) in Los Angeles from 2013-2015, and as a CU Times freelancer from 2011-2013. She has been a professional writer for more than 16 years, specializing in news and lifestyle journalism as well as marketing copywriting for companies in the finance and technology space.

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