Advance Financial Federal Credit Union hosts 80th Annual Meeting

Recognized by The Indiana Credit Union League on milestone anniversary

EAST CHICAGO, IN (May 14, 2018) — On May 2nd, Advance Financial Federal Credit Union (AFFCU), held its 80th Annual Meeting in the company of over 100 of its members. Janice Vamos, AFFCU’s Chairperson of the Board, conducted the business portion of the meeting before beginning the traditional door prize drawings which awarded over $2,500 in donated merchandise to those members who attended the meeting.

Chairperson Vamos also read a letter from John McKenzie, President of the Indiana Credit Union League, congratulating the credit union on its 80th anniversary. “Your credit union has an impressive history. Of course, the credit union’s more recent achievements would not be possible without the strong, capable leadership shown by you and your predecessors. The contributions made by your dedicated board of directors and management are also to be commended.”

Chairperson Vamos also thanked the board, management, staff and the members for helping to make the 80th anniversary year such a successful one.

The board positions for the next fiscal year include:

  • Janice A. Vamos, Chairperson of the Board
  • Yale M. Gordon, Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Robert A. Underwood, Board Treasurer
  • Alice F. Lasenby, Board Secretary
  • Marilyn A. Peto, Asst. Secretary/Treasurer
  • Raymond Lopez, Sr., Director
  • John J. Wohadlo, Director

Raymond Lopez, Sr., Marilyn A. Peto, John J. Wohadlo, Janice A. Vamos, Robert A. Underwood, Alice F. Lasenby and Yale M. Gordon.

About Advance Financial Federal Credit Union (AFFCU)

The recent recipient of their fourth consecutive “Best Credit Union of the Region”, Advance Financial Federal Credit Union is open to the public in both Lake and Porter County, Indiana. Advance Financial has branches in East Chicago and Schererville. The credit union provides its 9,000 members with comprehensive financial products and personalized service to help them achieve their financial goals. For details about Advance Financial’s flexible saving and loan programs, financial products, exciting promotions, and services for all ages, visit or contact Christina Lozano at 219.392.3946 or email


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