Nautical Theme Showcased In NewBranch
BREWER, Me. - (01/23/06) Members of Brewer FCU willnavigate a different kind of facility at the new branch of BrewerFCU opening this week. Located at the shores of the PenobscotRiver, the new branch features a wooden pier suspended from theceiling, a compass pointing out direction on the floor, and docklighting. The 3,300-foot branch also features a tech center coveredby sails so members can print out statements without seeing ateller, and a belt-fed drive-thru system that allows tellers tostop the receptacle at different levels for larger and smallervehicles. The branch was designed and built by DEI of Cincinnati.Chartered as Eastco FCU in 1960 to serve employees of Eastern FinePaper Mill, the now $35 million credit union changes its name in1968 to Brewer FCU and now serves six surroundingcounties.