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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 presents free seminar on budgeting, investments and retirement

4/18/2017 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU will present “IRAs & Retirement,” a free educational seminar with financial expert George Chamberlin on Wednesday, April 19, at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, located at 340 N. Escondido Blvd. Seating is limited and reservations are required. To register or for details, please visit or call (877) 732-2848.

Over 55,000 pounds of paper collected, 470 trees saved at latest SDCCU Shred Day Event

4/12/2017 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU is committed to helping the community properly dispose of sensitive data, an effort that landed them their fourth Guinness World Record® for the most paper collected in 24 hours in one location in July 2016. SDCCU’s latest free Shred Day Event, held at three locations on March 18, resulted in a total of 55,250 pounds of paper collected and shredded.

SDCCU partners with YMCA of San Diego County to teach youth about money and business

4/11/2017 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU and the YMCA of San Diego County have partnered to teach kids in the community about money and business. SDCCU will host Biz Kid$ Bashes at various YMCA locations throughout the county on a monthly basis in 2017. Parents and kids are welcome to join us for free, fun and interactive sessions to learn about money and business. The Biz Kid$ Bashes focus on giving kids a crash course in starting a business. To view the complete schedule, visit, and look for the seminars titled “Biz Kid$ Bash.” 

SDCCU is helping local teachers teach students about money and business

4/10/2017 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. For the third year in a row, SDCCU is partnering 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.

SDCCU sponsors the SACTOWN Ten-Mile Run benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

4/05/2017 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU sponsored and participated in the 7th Annual Credit Union SACTOWN Ten-Mile Run to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals earlier this month. Locally, proceeds benefit Rady Children’s Hospital and CHOC Children’s.

Nathan Schmidt, EVP, San Diego County Credit Union named 2017 Marketing Professional of the Year

4/04/2017 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU is proud to announce that SDCCU Executive Vice President of Marketing and Business Development Nathan Schmidt was named the 2017 Marketing Professional of the Year by the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council. The national award program recognizes and honors an individual who exemplifies excellence in credit union marketing. 

SDCCU presents free seminar on Cybersecurity at the San Diego Central Library

4/03/2017 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU will present “Cybersecurity,” a free educational seminar with financial expert Jim Stickley as guest speaker, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, at the San Diego Central Library (Neil Morgan Auditorium) located at 330 Park Blvd. in downtown San Diego. The public is invited to attend the seminar. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Visit or call (877) 732-2848 to reserve a seat.

SDCCU is a proud sponsor of the San Diego Padres

3/31/2017 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU is a proud sponsor of the 2017 San Diego Padres season. SDCCU has been supporting our hometown team, the San Diego Padres, since Petco Park’s inaugural season. SDCCU is also proud to provide ATM services at Petco Park.

Escondido teacher has been recognized as part of SDCCU Classroom Heroes

3/30/2017 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU is proud to recognize Kristin Collins as part of SDCCU Classroom Heroes, a program held in partnership with iHeartMedia, Inc. San Diego. Collins is a 7th grade teacher at Heritage Digital Academy Charter School in Escondido. 

SDCCU collects nearly $13,000 for animal shelters in San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties

3/29/2017 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU supported the San Diego Humane Society, Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center in Riverside County and the Animal Assistance League of Orange County with “Presents for Paws,” a special fundraising campaign this past holiday season. It was SDCCU’s fifth consecutive year supporting the “Presents for Paws” campaign aiming to give our four-legged friends a happy holiday season, too!

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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