Celebrate International Credit Union Day at DuPage Credit Union and Experience the Credit Union Difference

NAPERVILLE, IL – On October 18, 2012 credit union members around the world will celebrate International Credit Union Day, an event to commemorate the credit union movement’s impact and achievements. To honor this day, DuPage Credit Union invites the community to visit any one of their five convenient Branch Office locations to learn more about the benefits of DuPage Credit Union membership.

Credit unions are not-for-profit, member owned financial cooperatives that provide a secure alternative to for-profit financial institutions for more than 196 million members in 100 countries worldwide. DuPage Credit Union is a full-service, financial institution with more than 30,000 Members and has locations in Bloomingdale, Downers Grove, Geneva, Naperville and Wheaton. With a long-standing tradition of superior service, DuPage Credit Union offers financial solutions to anyone who lives or works in DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will counties.

Since 1948, International Credit Union Day has been celebrated annually on the third Thursday of October. Each year, the international event affords the opportunity to remember credit unions’ proud history and promote awareness of and support for the credit union difference. This year’s theme, “Members Matter Most,” celebrates the important economic and social contributions credit unions make to their communities worldwide. It also aligns cooperatively owned and controlled credit unions with the greater cooperative business sector and the United Nations, which is also celebrating 2012 as the International Year of Cooperatives.

Credit unions are recognized as a force for positive economic and social change and have provided significant value in both developed and emerging nations. International
Credit Union Day is sponsored by World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU), the international trade association and development agency for credit unions worldwide, and numerous national credit union trade associations and federations around the world.

To learn more about DuPage Credit Union and the benefits of Membership, visit, stop by a Branch Office or call 800.323.2611. Deposits are insured to $250,000 per account by American Share Insurance. By Member’s Choice this institution is not federally insured. DuPage Credit Union is an Equal Housing Lender.

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