Blackhawk Community Credit Union and Kenosha County Credit Union announce merger

JANESVILLE, WI (January 8, 2018) — On January 2, 2018, County Credit Union in Kenosha, Wisconsin, officially
merged with Blackhawk Community Credit Union, which is based in Janesville, Wisconsin, and now has three
locations in the Kenosha area.

The membership of County Credit Union voted unanimously in favor of the merger on November 2, 2017, and
the final step was that it was approved by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) and the Wisconsin
Department of Financial Institutions (DFI). “We wanted a merger partner that shares our focus on delivering
personalized service and value to our members,” said County Credit Union President, Susan Gehri.

County Credit Union will retain its name, staff, and branch location at 925 59th Street in Kenosha. The credit
union primarily serves the officials and employees of Kenosha County and their families.

“We welcome County Credit Union employees and members into the Blackhawk family of credit unions. We’re proud to be a part of the Kenosha community and serve the residents of southeastern Wisconsin,” said
Blackhawk’s CEO, Sherri Stumpf.

About Blackhawk Community Credit Union

Blackhawk Community Credit Union has a long history of believing in community. Annually, Blackhawk supports United Way, Children’s Miracle Network, American Heart Association, Alzheimer’s Support Center, American Cancer Society, Muscular Dystrophy Association, Habitat for Humanity, Meals on Wheels, and Salvation Army. Blackhawk is proud to also actively engage in civic organizations and community initiatives to support and enrich them. Throughout the year, we collaborate with local organization to promote affordable housing, children at risk, fighting hunger, animal welfare, health and wellness, and community outreach.  A special focus is given to programs that promote financial literacy with our youth.


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