First Financial brings home awards

LUTHERVILLE, MD (June 11, 2017) — First Financial Federal Credit Union of Maryland is the proud recipient of two prestigious industry awards. Eric Church, President/CEO represented the credit union at Connect 2017- MD/DC Credit Union Association’s Annual Meeting and Convention where he accepted the 2017 Trail Blazer Award for Excellence in Marketing and Communications: Best Integrated Campaign and the Cuna National Award: Desjardins Youth & Adult Financial Education Awards.

First Financial’s Rescue Your Rate was recognized as the Best Integrated Campaign for developing one theme through various forms of media. First Financial’s Auto refinance campaign appeared throughout Baltimore and Carroll Counties on billboards, mailers, radio ads, and various signage.  The Dalmatian became a highly recognizable symbol of reducing the interest rate on an auto loan by refinancing through First Financial.

CUNA also recognized First Financial’s youth financial literacy efforts. First Financial has a strong financial literacy program in in the community, co-sponsoring reality fairs, facilitating student run branches at area high schools, offering personal finance lessons at local schools and events, and many other youth outreach initiatives.

“We are extremely thankful to have our hard work and dedication to our community recognized,” said Eric Church, President and CEO of First Financial. “It is truly an honor and a privilege to work with so many amazing people, employees and members alike”.

About First Financial Federal Credit Union (MD)

First Financial Federal Credit Union serves the employees, students, and parents of the Baltimore and Carroll County Public School systems, as well as the employees and families of many private schools, colleges, hospitals, and businesses in Baltimore and Carroll Counties. The Credit Union’s product offerings include free checking, online and mobile services, auto loans, credit cards, and home loans. Don’t Just Bank, Belong; visit for details.  


Stephanie Peltzer
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