Free cash for members at Pelican State Credit Union Grand Opening

PINEVILLE, LA (March 5, 2015) — It pays to be a member of Pelican State Credit Union! To celebrate the relocation of its Pineville branch, Pelican gave its members an opportunity to grab some fast cash in a money booth! 114 members grabbed a total of $2,619 from 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 25.

The money booth was part of the branch’s Grand Opening Celebration. Local business leaders, residents, dignitaries and representatives from the Chamber of Commerce showed their support for the credit union by attending a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony led by Pelican CEO Jeffrey K. Conrad and Pineville Mayor Clarence Fields.

Pelican’s new Pineville branch is led by Branch Manager Christy Pentz and is located at 3628 Monroe Highway. The branch boasts a fresh new look, an open concept and increased technology.

“Pelican State Credit Union opened its first brick and mortar branch right here in Pineville, Louisiana, 17 years ago. Now, we are proud to celebrate the Grand Opening of Pelican’s most innovative branch in this same city,” said Conrad

Pelican’s Pineville Branch is open from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday – Friday. Pelican is a full service financial institution offering a member technology center, an interest bearing free checking account, a wide variety of loans, mortgage services, free on-site credit counseling and much more.

“The Pineville team has stepped up to the plate and done an amazing job adapting to state-of-the-art cash handling machines and branch technology – all designed to give our members’ the best experience possible when visiting this branch,” Conrad added.

Several businesses in Pineville and its surrounding areas have partnered with Pelican to provide credit union membership eligibility as a free benefit to their employees. These businesses include Lagniappe Broadcasting, PQ Corporation, Sun Machinery and the City of Pineville.

If you are interested in joining Pelican or partnering with Pelican to offer credit union membership eligibility as a free benefit your employees, please call 318-449-3553 or visit for more information. Click here to take a virtual tour of the branch.

About Pelican State Credit Union
For over 58 years, Pelican State Credit Union has been providing financial services to individuals and their families throughout the state of Louisiana. The credit union is dedicated to improving the lives of its members through safe, competitive products and educational services. Pelican was originally chartered as the Department of Hospitals Credit Union, located in downtown Baton Rouge, to serve Louisiana charity hospitals, mental health centers and state office personnel. Pelican has since grown into one of the largest state chartered credit unions in Louisiana now serving over 39,300 members nationwide. For information, visit

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