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SIU Credit Union Hosts Free Super Shredder Event

Free shredding event allows the community to dispose of confidential documents safely 

Metropolis, IL – April 27, 2015  SIU Credit Union, with the assistance of WPSD Local 6, is hosting a Super Shredder event at the Metropolis branch on Thursday, May 14 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m..  The event allows individuals to bring up to 50 pounds of personal documents to be shredded for free. Shredding services are provided by DataLock.

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SIU Credit Union to host Community Blood Drive

Red-CrossCarbondale, IL – April 7, 2015 SIU Credit Union, with the assistance of the American Red Cross, will host a community blood drive on Tuesday, April 21. The event takes place between 10 a.m. – 2 p.m aboard the Red Cross mobile blood bus in the parking lot of SIU Credit Union’s Giant City Road branch near Kroger in Carbondale, located at 395 N. Giant City Road. Your donation helps save lives and supplies the needs of our community and countless more.

For more information or to make an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit www.redcrossblood.org.

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Youth Get Wild About Saving in April

Carbondale, IL – April 1, 2015 This April, youth can take a walk on the wild side at SIU Credit Union. Whether they’ve been to the jungle or not, the call of the wild is enticing to youth of all ages. This year, they can check out the credit union’s financial menagerie without a trip to the banking zoo.

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During the month of April, youth will have the opportunity to go on safari at the credit union as SIU Credit Union celebrates National Credit Union Youth Month. This year’s theme, “Wild About Saving,” encourages youth to use resources available at the credit union to help them cut their way through the jungle of financial responsibility. Before long, they’ll be leading their own savings safari.

So stop by SIU Credit Union in Carbondale on Saturday, April 11 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and get in on the action at our Youth Month events:

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Ribbon-cutting Ceremony to Celebrate New Harrisburg Branch Location

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Harrisburg, IL – March 31, 2015 SIU Credit Union is pleased to announce that it will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its newly constructed branch location at 777 Ford Street in Harrisburg, IL on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 12:00 pm.

“We are excited to provide members a new branch experience,” Dennis Schaefer, SIU Credit Union President and CEO said. “The Harrisburg branch helps to carry out our mission of always working for our members. We look forward to serving many new members from this community who will enjoy the personal service and state-of-the-art mobile and online convenience that SIU Credit Union offers.”

The Harrisburg branch is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For added convenience, the location features several amenities to enhance the member experience such as a drive-up teller window, night depository, 24-hour full service drive-up ATM machine, shared branching for members of other credit unions in the shared branching network, and in-lobby online banking access kiosk.

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SIU Credit Union Announces New Harrisburg Branch Location

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Carbondale, IL- January 9, 2015 SIU Credit Union, which has proudly served the financial needs of Southern Illinois for over 76 years, opened the doors this week to their new Harrisburg location. Located at 777 Ford Street on the new Route 13 Harrisburg Bypass, the branch replaces the current Bonan Business Center location.

“We are excited to provide members a new branch experience,” Dennis Schaefer, SIU Credit Union President and CEO said. “The Harrisburg branch helps to carry out our mission of always working for our members. We look forward to serving many new members from this community who will enjoy the personal service and state-of-the-art mobile and online convenience that SIU Credit Union offers.”

The Harrisburg branch is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For added convenience, the location features several amenities to enhance the member experience such as a drive-up teller window, night depository, 24-hour full service drive-up ATM machine, shared branching for members of other credit unions in the shared branching network, and in-lobby online banking access kiosk.

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Use our Free Features and Avoid the Fee

As you know, SIU Credit Union prides itself in keeping the fees that we do charge as low as possible.  Although, from time to time we do need to adjust some fees.  Beginning on February 23, 2015 some new fees will go into effect.  Never fear, here are some great tips to make the most of the free services that are offered at SIU CU and avoid any unnecessary fees.

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E-Statements  How would you like to reduce the clutter in your mailbox, avoid mail theft and save yourself some cash? Save time and conveniently access your financial statements online, whenever you want, instantly. With free online E-Statements.  It’s just like receiving your monthly paper statements in the mail only better!

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