Pelican State Credit Union hosts free Homebuying Live Q&A workshop

BATON ROUGE, LA (October 19, 2020) — Pelican State Credit Union hosted a free Virtual Financial Wellness Workshop on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, where attendees had their homebuying questions answered by a panel of experts.

The “Owning the Homebuying Process” live Q&A began at 7:00 pm and featured Pelican Nationally Certified Credit Counselor April Gomez, Pelican Mortgage Originator Destiny Voth, and local realtor Kristen Stanley. The workshop was moderated by Pelican Assistant Vice President of Financial Outreach Jessica Sharon.

Attendees were able to ask their questions during the workshop using Zoom’s Q&A feature and real-time comments via Facebook. Registrants were also given the chance to submit questions during the registration process.

Over 90 questions were submitted through both Zoom and Pelican’s Facebook page, and a total of 116 viewers joined the workshop virtually.

The event was completely free and open to the public. Pelican membership was not required to attend the workshop or ask questions.

The credit union will continue hosting virtual events through the end of the year. To see all upcoming Pelican events, visit

Screen capture of the panel during the “Owning the Homebuying Process” live Q&A.

About Pelican State Credit Union

For over 60 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. They have since grown into the largest state-chartered credit union in Louisiana now serving over 70,000 members. For information, visit


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