America First Credit Union hosts grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting at new Durango location

(August 13, 2014) — Newest Branch is 12th Location Serving Southern Nevada

 WHAT:              America First Credit Union hosts a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting at its newest location at 6090

South Durango Drive. The branch, which officially opened its doors to the public Monday, Aug. 4, is the 12th

location servicing southern Nevada.

With a strong commitment to servicing its members, South Durango will be the fifth new location to open thus far in 2014.

The branch will host a number of events throughout the Grand Opening week of Aug. 18 – 22, including:

o    $25 account promotion for those who open an account

o    Coloring contest for the kids (1st $50 account certificate, 2nd $35 account certificate, 3rd $25 account certificate)

o    Daily drawing contest for $100 Visa gift card

o    Grand Prize drawing for an iPad Air

o    Giveaways for adults and children

WHEN:             Friday, Aug. 15 8 a.m.

WHERE:           6090 South Durango Drive Las Vegas, NV 89113


  • Welcome and Remarks:

o    Linda Carver, chair of America First Credit Union Board of Directors

  • Staff Introduction and Remarks:

o    Matthew Dice, branch manager

  • Remarks by John Lund, president and CEO of America First Credit Union
  • Remarks Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce Representative – Clay Overlien
  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • Closing:

o    Linda Carver, chair of America First Credit Union Board of Directors

ABOUT:            Matthew Dice will serve as branch manager of the new Durango location. Marking four years with America First

Credit Union this month, Dice is committed to the community and the members he services. A resident of Las Vegas for more than 24 years, Dice graduated from the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) with a bachelor of science in Business Management. An avid supporter of the community and his alma mater, Dice enjoys UNLV athletics and is a season ticket holder for both football and basketball.

Branch hours are Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Celebrating 75 years, America First has become one of the largest, most stable and most progressive credit unions in the country, and has remained a member-owned, not-for-profit cooperative financial institution. Today, America First has 108 branches, and is the twelfth largest credit union in assets in the United States with over $6 billion, and the seventh largest credit union in membership in America with more than 659,000 members.

For more information, visit, America First Credit Union on FacebookTwitter, @AmericaFirst onInstagram and Pinterest.

CONTACT:       Media are welcome to cover and must call Melanie Shafer at 702.303.7160 or

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