Nearly 74,000 participating Dupaco Community Credit Union member-owners received a share of more than $3.3 million in Thank Use Ownership Perks for 2023.
The special payout to participating members happened earlier today, Oct. 19, which coincides with International Credit Union Day. The dividend is part of the credit union’s nine-month program called Thank Use. The timeframe to earn Thank Use was Jan. 1 through Sept. 30.
The average dividend this year was $45. This is the eighth consecutive year a participation dividend has been paid. Since 2016, Dupaco has paid nearly $27.7 million in Thank Use directly to member-owners.
The Thank Use dividend demonstrates the power of Dupaco’s member-owned, cooperative structure, according to Dupaco Chief Marketing Officer David Klavitter.
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