In honor of International Credit Union Day, Credit Union Journal offers its annual Day in the Life of Credit Unions project in which CUs are invited to take photos throughout the day on the same day to illustrate the typicaland sometimes not-so-typicalday at a credit union. Because no matter what day it is, credit unions are living out the mission helping to improve the lives of their members and the communities they serve.
Clearview FCU's liaison team helps members get used to new video teller technology in the drive-up lanes of its Center Township Branch, the first of any financial institution to launch this type of technology in Beaver County, Pa.
Employees of America First Credit Union, Riverdale, Utah, pose for a quick photo during a management seminar.
Daleville, Ala.-based Army Aviation FCU call center employee smiles for the camera.
America First Credit Union, Riverdale, Utah, hosts an ice cream social at a community park in Las Vegas.
Christian Financial's in-school branch staff and friends at De La Salle Collegiate High School show off their Hawaiian shirts as part of the schools spirit week.
Despite technological advances, every day still sees a lot of mail being sent out to members of Army Aviation FCU, Daleville, Ala..
Bar-Cons Federal Credit Union of Columbus, Ind., visits a local elementary school and donates kick balls to every class.
Daleville, Ala.-based Army Aviation FCU staffer, Rachel, shows a new member how to withdraw money out of an ATM.
America First Credit Union, Riverdale, Utah, awards Darnell Crockett with $500. Crockett is a youth football coach, who spends his own money on uniforms, snacks and water for his teams to make a difference in the lives of these youth.
People's Credit Union in Middletown, R.I., greet patrons at Pickles Deli during a Better Values - Better Banking, "In Your Neighborhood" gathering, conducted by the Cooperative Credit Union Association and CBS Radio. "In Your Neighborhood" provides the opportunity to share credit union values with consumers and explain to them how those values can deliver a better banking experience. From left: Jane McDurman, VP, retail; Courtney Hunter, marketing manager; and Ellen Ford, president/CEO.
Hampden, Maine-based Changing Seasons FCU staff members hand out fresh apples from local orchards in conjunction with Hunger Action month.
Colorado Credit Union employees gather for the CUs weekly Wednesday morning training sessions.
Michigan-based Christian Financial CU Branch Manager Katie Luczak and Financial Service Rep Krista Macioce work on a loan application.
Miss Delaware, Amanda Debus, chats with a young member at Del-One Federal Credit Union's Community Appreciation Day in New Castle, Del.
America First Credit Union, Riverdale, Utah, awards two students for the weekly high school Prep Showdown.
Students play ping pong during lunch at Christian Financial's student-run branch inside De La Salle Collegiate High School.
Daleville, Ala.-based Army Aviation staffer, Peggy, helps a member set up his online bill pay account.
Ellen Ford, president/CEO of Peoples Credit Union, Middletown, R.I., listens to a consumer share his thoughts about banking as staff members of the credit union look on.
Clearview FCU presents a college planning seminar in partnership with Credit Union Student Choice for local students and families in Moon Township, Pa.
Daleville, Ala.-based Army Aviation FCU staffer greets members with a smile.
Roseville, Mich.-based Christian Financial CU gets a visit from Theo the puppy.
Work-life balance starts with being friends with your co-workers, as Colorado CU staffers MA, Lorrie and Michelle demonstrate by taking time out for a quick group selfie.
The Del-One Foundation, Del-One FCU's charitable organization, hosts a golf tournament to raise funds for local charities.
Colorado CU staffer, Stephanie, gives the "Thumbs Up!" in the credit unions title department.
Del-One Federal Credit Union held a Community Appreciation Day at the New Castle, Delaware branch. Members who took advantage of certificate and loan promos earned a chance to grab for cash.
Clearview's Marketing Specialist, Brandon, shows off the new video teller machines at Clearview's Center Township Branch and the logo designs he created.
Jennifer N. works the front line at Tarrant Countys CU, Fort Worth, Texas.
Deanna (right) is training Claudette (left), the newest addition to the NuMark Credit Union family.
Student tellers and branch staff pose for a picture in front of the student branch located within Dover High School in Dover Delaware.
A teller at Del-One Federal Credit Union's Dagsboro, Delaware branch assists a member viewing her account on her tablet.
First Financial CU, West Covina, Calif., helps a member celebrate buying his new car with a new category of selfie.
Local businesses sponsor and participate in the charity golf tournament to benefit Del-One FCU's charitable organization, the Del-One Foundation, which raises funds for local charities in Delaware.
Gerber FCU CEO John Buckley takes time out to pose for a Day in the Life of Credit Unions.
As part of Del-One FCU's ongoing movement to give back to the community, branches collected clothing and non-perishable food items to give to a local clothing charity for less fortunate children, and the local food bank in Delaware.
At Gerber FCU, Freemont, Mich., compliance never rests.
One of Del-One FCUs newest members drops in for a visit.
Gerber FCU Member Service Rep Norma. Norma has been with the CU for 47 years.
Tarrant Countys CUs Teressa shows off the stand-up desk she uses in the data processing department.
NW Priority CU tellers take time out to pose with their mascot.
Del-One Federal Credit Union in Delaware allows youth members to choose prizes from a youth box for depositing funds, earning good grades and attending special events.
A day in the life of Tarrant Countys CU almost always includes a meeting (or two). Here, CEO Lily meets with two of her vice presidents, Shelli and Karen.
Staffers Amanda, Renee and Katie are ready to assist members at Linn-Co FCU in Lebanon, Ore.
Joliet, Ill.-based NuMark CU Call Center Reps Christie, Claudia and Yvonne celebrate with an over-the-cubicle high five after successfully helping members.
A Del-One FCU member tries out the Cyber Café available for self-service, but branch staff is always available to assist as needed.
NuMark CU Universal Teller Symone mans the front desk.
Members of NW Priority CUs card services department check reports for accuracy in Portland, Ore.
Mount Pleasant, Mich.-based Isabella Community CU Member Service Representative Ryan gives a young ICCU Treasure Hunt Club member a gold coin for making a deposit.
An NW Priority loan officer hands over loan documents to a member.
Miss Delaware, Amanda Debus posed for a picture with Dion Williams, President & CEO of Del-One Federal Credit Union at Del-One's Community Appreciation Day in New Castle, Del.
NW Priority CUs Vancouver branch manager shows off her moves.
Tarrant Countys CU staffers Paitra, Monica, Andrea and Mel try on the props for the annual staff Christmas card photo shoot.
Having promised to celebrate the day he paid off his mortgage, one Pioneer WV FCU member shows up with champagne and cups to commemorate the achievement.
Western Cooperative CU employees smile as renovations begin at the CUs downtown Williston branch.
Tarrant County CU staffer Amy R. pitches in on phone duties when things get busy.
NW Priority CUs CEO and vice president talk strategy.
Tarrant Countys CU staffer Taneshia works the phone during a credit card conversion project.
Charleston, W.V.-based Pioneer WV FCU Branch Manager Tara Spradling, puts flyers on cars for the CUs end of summer Big Loan Sale!
Tarrant Countys CU employee Jeremy assists a member midway through the day.
A staff member of Western Cooperative CUs Dickinson, N.D., branch prepares for the CUs annual Spooktacular Halloween event.
Monica, the administrative assistant to the CEO of Tarrant Countys CU, demonstrates her multi-tasking skills.
Members have their caricatures drawn by a local artist at Del-One FCU's Community Appreciation Day.
Lori helps a member early in the day at Tarrant Countys CU.
Fort Community CU, Fort Atkinson, Wis., sponsored a team to participate in a local 5K race.
Tarrant Countys CUs Bruce enjoys a pretzel and a bit of water at lunch time.
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