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San Diego County Credit Union sponsors Dana Point Festival of Whales

Event celebrates annual migration of California gray whales

2/28/2014 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU, San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, has been named a sponsor of the 43rd annual Dana Point Festival of Whales, a celebration of the annual migration of California gray whales along California’s coastline. The event will be held over two weekends in March, 1-2 and 8-9, in the Orange County community of Dana Point. SDCCU operates its Laguna Niguel Branch nearby at 32341 Golden Lantern St., Suite A.

As the West Coast’s largest seafaring celebration, the Festival of Whales annually draws approximately 100,000 visitors during the height of the whale watching season. The event features whale watching excursions from Dana Point Headlands Conservation Park, a street fair geared for families, arts and crafts exhibits, classic car and vintage boat displays, sand sculpting, educational environmental activities and concerts on land and water.
More than 20,000 California gray whales travel along the West Coast, headed from arctic waters to Baja California, as part of their 6,000-mile, eight-to-10-week migratory passing to give birth or mate. These 35-ton mammals also are joined by humpback whales, fin whales, blue whales and even pods of killer whales in recent years.
San Diego County Credit Union is San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution serving San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties. SDCCU has assets of $6.4 billion, over 260,000 customers, more than 30 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. From FREE Checking with eStatements and SDCCU Mobile Deposit, to home and auto loans, Visa® credit cards, money market accounts and business banking services, including commercial real estate loans. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. Federally insured by NCUA and is an equal housing lender. For more information, visit

San Diego County Credit Union fue fundada sobre las bases de que el bienestar de nuestros miembros viene primero y en segundo lugar, las ganancias. Esta manera innovadora de pensar en la industria bancaria ha impulsado a SDCCU para convertirse en la MEJOR cooperativa de ahorro y crédito de San Diego y la mayor institución financiera de propiedad local. SDCCU proporciona productos de banca personal y empresarial novedosos que satisfacen las demandas propias del estilo de vida actual y ofrecen servicios bancarios que ahorran dinero a sus clientes. SDCCU ofrece a sus miembros la facilidad de retirar dinero en efectivo sin cargos en más de 30,000 cajeros automáticos de la red CO-OP en todo el país, banca móvil y 43 sucursales en los condados de San Diego, Riverside y Orange. Abra hoy mismo una cuenta por Internet o en una sucursal.
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