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Press Releases

SDCCU press releases and awards are listed below. Click on the title to view it in its entirety.

Community members invited to attend free seminar on safe and secure investment planning strategies courtesy of SDCCU

6/17/2016 12:00 a.m.

The community is invited to attend a free educational seminar with financial expert George Chamberlin hosted by SDCCU. The presentation, titled “Mid-Year Investment Review,” will be held on Wednesday evening, June 22, at the SDCCU Operations Center, located at 6545 Sequence Dr. in Mira Mesa. 

San Diego County Credit Union Chief Operating Officer honored with “Father of the Year” award by the American Diabetes Association, San Diego chapter

6/14/2016 12:00 a.m.

Tum Vongsawad, chief operating officer at SDCCU will be honored with a “Father of the Year” awards by the San Diego chapter of the American Diabetes Association®. He, along with two other award recipients, will be recognized at a special celebration on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla, located at 3777 La Jolla Village Drive. 

Nominate an exceptional teacher for SDCCU Classroom Heroes

6/14/2016 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU is proudly honoring local teachers through SDCCU Classroom Heroes, launched in partnership with iHeartMedia, Inc. San Diego. 

Nearly 40,000 pounds of paper collected, over 335 trees saved at latest SDCCU Shred Day Event

6/10/2016 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU is committed to helping the community properly dispose of sensitive data, an effort that landed them their third Guinness World Record® for the most paper collected in 24 hours in one location in July 2015. SDCCU’s latest free Shred Day Event, held at three locations on April 9, resulted in a total of 39,367 pounds of paper collected and shredded. SDCCU plans to break the record again this year at their next SDCCU Super Shred Event scheduled for July 30, 2016 at Qualcomm Stadium. 

San Diego County Credit Union honors local law enforcement heroes at annual recognition luncheon

5/26/2016 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU was proud to recognize exemplary law enforcement professionals by serving as the title sponsor of the 2016 San Diego County Crime Stoppers “Enough is Enough” luncheon. This is the 11th consecutive year that SDCCU has served as a sponsor of this annual event. 

San Diego County Credit Union is helping local teachers teach students about money and business

5/26/2016 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU is stepping up to help bridge the education gap so that kids can gain the skills they need for a successful future. For the second year in a row, SDCCU is partnering with that San Diego County Office of Education and the County of San Diego in support of Live Well San Diego to give teachers the opportunity to win the complete SDCCU Biz Kid$ Program to teach their students about money and business.

San Diego County Credit Union is the proud title sponsor of the Festival of Arts in North Park

5/20/2016 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU is the proud title sponsor of the 20th Annual San Diego County Credit Union Festival of Arts in North Park. More than 40,000 people are expected to attend the event, held along University Ave. near 30th St., which will be packed full with art, entertainment and activities from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, 2016.

San Diego Police Foundation teaches parents and teachers how to identify and handle online issues impacting today’s youth

5/11/2016 12:00 a.m.

 SDCCU is presenting a free Tools for Schools seminar for parents and teachers focused on keeping kids safe online. The seminar will be held Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 6 p.m. at Marston Middle School (auditorium), located at 3799 Clairemont Drive.

Community is invited to attend free event focused on how to avoid financial scammers

5/11/2016 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU is a proud sponsor of the County of San Diego’s “Don’t Get Hooked” events program aimed at providing citizens tools to avoid financial scams. County Supervisor Dianne Jacob and Poway Mayor Steve Vaus will lead the next forum, happening May 12 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Poway Community Park Auditorium, located at 13094 Civic Center Drive in Poway. Check-in is at 8:30 a.m. and the event includes a complimentary breakfast. 

San Diego County Credit Union encourages the community to Join the Millions to Stop Diabetes

5/11/2016 12:00 a.m.

There are currently 14.6 million people with diabetes and pre-diabetes in California, which is why SDCCU is supporting the American Diabetes Association (ADA). Throughout the month of May, SDCCU is proud to Join the Millions® in the fight to Stop Diabetes®  by collecting donations to help fight against the disease. SDCCU encourages members of the community to make a donation at any of its 38 branch locations or donate online to ADA through Saturday, June 4.

San Diego County Credit Union® was founded on the principle that people come first and profits second. This forward-thinking approach in the banking industry has propelled SDCCU® to become San Diego’s BEST Credit Union and largest locally-owned financial institution. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. SDCCU serves customers nationwide with 30,000 surcharge-FREE CO-OP ATMs and 43 branch locations in San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties. Open an account today.

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