International Credit Union (ICU) Day® celebrates the spirit of the global credit union movement. The day is recognized to reflect upon the credit union movement's history, promote its achievements, recognize hard work and share member experiences. International Credit Union (ICU) Day® has been celebrated on the third Thursday of October since 1948. The ultimate goal is to raise awareness about the tremendous work that credit unions and other financial cooperatives are doing around the world.
This year's International Credit Union Day theme, “Building financial health for a brighter tomorrow,” reflects the way credit unions contribute to a brighter future by working to improve members' financial well-being. It is at the heart of the mission and structure of credit unions. The essence of this commitment is reflected in each institution's bylaws and it's something credit unions have been doing for more than 100 years.
In conjunction with this year’s theme, we chose to recognize our frontline staff, otherwise known as our financial first responders. While our employees always strive to live our mission, our frontline staff have gone above and beyond during the duration of the pandemic, and we are so thankful for all they do for our members and our community!