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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 Stuff the Bus is collecting school supplies for the more than 23,000 homeless students in San Diego County

7/12/2016 12:00 a.m.

Students face many hardships—school supplies should not be one of them. That’s why SDCCU has partnered with the San Diego County Office of Education and iHeartMedia radio stations in support of Live Well San Diego to collect school supplies for students experiencing homelessness. 

Nominate an exceptional teacher for SDCCU Classroom Heroes

7/01/2016 12:00 a.m.

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

SDCCU commercial created by Mission Middle School students in iVIE SDCCU Redeye to air on NBC 7 San Diego

7/01/2016 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU has been the proud presenting sponsor of the San Diego County Office of Education’s Innovative Video in Education (iVIE) Student Film Festival and Awards for the past seven years. The 15th annual iVIE Awards honored elementary, middle and high school students for their original video work. 

Teresa Halleck, CEO, San Diego County Credit Union named Business Leader of the Year

6/22/2016 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU is proud to announce that SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Halleck was named the 2016 Business Leader of the Year by the North San Diego Business Chamber at the annual Celebration of Business event. The award honors business leaders who made the greatest positive impact on their organization through innovation, integrity, growth and pushing their company to excellence in every aspect of business.

San Diego County Credit Union named one of San Diego’s Healthiest Companies by the San Diego Business Journal

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

SDCCU was honored with a San Diego’s Healthiest Companies 2016 award by the San Diego Business Journal. SDCCU ranked #4 among companies in the large business category for having a strong workplace wellness program and creating an environment where employees enjoy going to work. 

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. 

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