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Land of Lincoln Credit Union is named Outstanding Business of the Year for 2019 by Mt. Zion Chamber of Commerce

DECATUR, IL (July 8, 2020) — Land of Lincoln Credit Union (LLCU) was awarded with “Outstanding Business of the Year for 2019” at the Mt. Zion Chamber of Commerce Luncheon on Wednesday, July 8th.

“LLCU has been an outstanding partner to the Mt. Zion Chamber of Commerce, as well as to the businesses that are a part of the Chamber,” stated Carolyn Ridenour, Mt. Zion Chamber President. “But most importantly, LLCU is dedicated to giving back to the community through volunteerism and monetary donations, both are actions that exemplify what this award truly stands for.”

Land of Lincoln Credit Union operates 4 branches in the greater Decatur area, as well as 7 more branches throughout central Illinois, serving over 30,000 members. LLCU is the largest Decatur-based credit union and in 2019, the employees of LLCU donated 2,226 volunteer hours and the organization made over $80,000 in monetary donations to area non-profit organizations.

“It is truly an honor that we were nominated and chosen to receive this award from the Mt. Zion Chamber of Commerce,” says Robert Ares, LLCU President & CEO. “This award is truly thanks to the employees at LLCU who make it a top priority to volunteer and donate within our communities. The LLCU family is a giving family and it was a very pleasant moment for our staff to be recognized in this way.”

Carolyn Ridenour (Mt. Zion Chamber President), Cayla Hittmeier (LLCU Chief Marketing Officer), and Robert Ares (LLCU President & CEO).


About Land of Lincoln Credit Union

Land of Lincoln Credit Union was founded in 1947. As a full-service financial institution, LLCU serves nearly 35,000 members. Membership in LLCU is open to anyone who lives or works in 27 Illinois counties and their immediate family members. Land of Lincoln Credit Union offers 13 convenient locations in 8 cities to best serve the needs of its membership. As a part of the CO-OP shared branching network, members also have access to over 5,000 branches and 30,000 ATM locations nationwide. For more information, visit us online at llcu.org.

Contacts

Cayla Hittmeier, Chief Marketing Officer
Land of Lincoln Credit Union
(217) 615-3717 | chittmeier@llcu.org

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