Heritage Federal Credit Union announces Veteran’s Appreciation initiative success

NEWBURGH, IN (March 9, 2015) — In May of 2014, Heritage Federal Credit Union introduced a Veteran’s Appreciation Initiative in all 7 local branches to honor local veterans and current service members. We are pleased to announce that the Veteran’s Appreciation Initiative was well received by our members, our local Warrick and Vanderburgh communities, and our local veterans.

The Veteran’s Appreciation activities at the Heritage Federal Credit Union branches included:

  • “Thank You Veterans” buttons worn by branch staff
  • “Thank You Veterans” digital signage in branches
  • “Thank You Veterans” patriotic flag displays in branches
  • “Thank You Veterans” mention in Tri-State Pro’s and Ask the Expert appearances
  • Flag lapel pins offered to veterans
  • Patriotic candy distributed
  • Veteran’s Appreciation at the Evansville Otters
  • “Thank you Veterans” Service Member Mailing Note Signing In-Branch Event
  • “Thank you Veterans” greeting cards and iTunes gift cards mailed to over 150 current service members from Warrick and Vanderburgh counties

Ruth Jenkins, CCE, President and CEO of Heritage Federal Credit Union said, “Heritage Federal Credit Union is proud to be able to recognize and honor these veterans through our Veteran’s Appreciation Initiative. I am very pleased to announce that it was well received by those within our community. We should all take a moment to remember the sacrifices of the brave men and women who have valiantly defended and served our country. Our veterans deserve our gratitude and respect for sacrificing so much so that we can live free. We are undoubtedly… the land of the free, because of the brave.”

For more information, please call Steve Bugg, Chief Marketing and Member Service Officer of Heritage Federal Credit Union, at 812-253-6928, ext. 2267.

About Heritage Federal Credit Union

Heritage Federal Credit Union offers financial products and services to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Vanderburgh or Warrick County, or has an immediate family member who does. 

Heritage Federal Credit Union is a community-chartered Federal credit union with over $475 million in assets and serves more than 46,830 members, and operates seven branches in Vanderburgh and Warrick Counties in Southwestern Indiana. More information regarding Heritage Federal Credit Union can be located at



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