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Press Releases

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

SDCCU named Outstanding Philanthropic Business/Corporation by the Association of Fundraising Professionals

11/24/2017 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU was named Outstanding Philanthropic Business/Corporation by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) San Diego Chapter. SDCCU was honored during the San Diego 45th Annual National Philanthropy Day celebration, which took place on Tuesday, November 14 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. 

SDCCU is helping local teachers teach students about money and business

11/15/2017 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. SDCCU has partnered with the 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.

One lucky San Diego high school will win a performance thanks to SDCCU Classroom Heroes and Channel 933

11/10/2017 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU Classroom Heroes and Channel 933 are teaming up to give students at one San Diego high school an unforgettable day! One lucky school will win a private performance from up-and-coming artist—Alex Aiono!

Third quarter 2017 shows continued growth and success for San Diego County Credit Union

11/10/2017 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU releases positive third quarter financial results for 2017. SDCCU reported that total assets rose 6.06 percent from the end of third quarter 2016 to $8.2 billion at the end of September 2017 and return on assets remains strong at 1.20 percent. Year-over-year loan growth is at 10.58 percent. Additionally, SDCCU’s customer base continues to grow at 10.43 percent over the same time period in 2016, surpassing 365,000 customers in Q3 2017.

Say “Thank You” to our troops overseas

11/02/2017 12:00 a.m.

This holiday season, 190,000 troops will be deployed overseas. That’s 190,000 families that won’t get to share turkey, exchange gifts and spend time together. As a thank you to these brave men and women, SDCCU, San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, is teaming up with the Kramer and Geena Morning Show on Channel 933 and A Million Thanks to send 20,000 thank you letters to these troops! 

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

10/27/2017 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 will lead the next presentation, happening November 1 at 9 a.m. at Skyline Church, located at 11330 Campo Rd. in La Mesa. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. and the event includes a complimentary breakfast.

San Diego County Credit Union offers free shredding services on Saturday, November 4

10/25/2017 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU is offering free shredding services at the following three SDCCU locations from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, November 4: El Cajon Branch at 312 W. Main St. and  National City Branch at 2525 E. Plaza Blvd in San Diego County.; and Westminster Branch at 6745 Westminster Blvd., Suite B in Orange County.

SDCCU’s Michelle Pagni named a Credit Union Rock Star by the Credit Union National Association

10/24/2017 12:00 a.m.

Michelle Pagni, executive vice president of human resources at SDCCU, San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, was named a 2017 Credit Union Rock Star by the Credit Union National Association. The awards program recognizes those who demonstrate outstanding innovation and creativity in their chosen fields—and by doing so have made the credit union movement a better, more interesting place. 

SDCCU is serving our local heroes as sponsor of the San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation’s 2017 Service Awards Luncheon

10/19/2017 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU is a proud supporter of the San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation and the 2017 Service Awards Luncheon, honoring the men and women of the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department and AMR Rural/Metro who put their lives on the line every day to help protect our community. The luncheon will also honor ordinary citizens who have done extraordinary things to help others in their time of need.  

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

10/13/2017 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 “Investment & Retirement Planning,” will be held on Wednesday, October 18 from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at the SDCCU Operations Center, located at 6545 Sequence Dr. in Mira Mesa. 

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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