Redwood Credit Union cuts ribbon for new Sonoma branch

Expanded Location Hosts 250 for Grand Opening Celebration

SONOMA, CA (September 12, 2014) — Redwood Credit Union (RCU) recently celebrated the grand opening of its new, expanded branch in Sonoma with a special grand opening event on Thursday, Aug. 28. Approximately 250 people attended, including local community leaders.

The event featured live music, refreshments and a ceremonial ribbon-cutting by RCU President & CEO Brett Martinez, Sonoma Mayor Tom Rouse and interim Sonoma Valley Chamber of Commerce CEO Chip Allen. RCU also held several prize drawings, including a grand-prize raffle for $1,000.

“We’re excited about our new location which allows us to better serve the needs of our Members in a more comfortable and convenient space,” said Jose Alvarez, RCU’s Sonoma Branch Manager.

The new branch is located at 500 W. Napa Street in the same shopping center as its former location, and features a larger, more comfortable Member service space, a “tech bar” with mobile and online banking access, a 24-hour ATM, a children’s activity area and other enhancements.

About Redwood Credit Union
Founded in 1950, Redwood Credit Union is a full-service financial institution providing personal and business banking to anyone living or working in the North Bay or San Francisco. As a financial cooperative focused on people not profit, RCU offers complete financial services including checking and savings accounts, auto and home loans, credit cards, online and mobile banking, business services, commercial and SBA lending, investment and financial planning services and more. The Credit Union also offers a variety of insurance products and discount auto sales through their wholly-owned subsidiary. RCU currently has nearly $2.4 billion in assets and serves over 237,000 Members with full-service branch locations from San Francisco to Ukiah, more than 30,000 fee-free network ATMs nationwide and convenient, free online and mobile banking. For more information, please call 1 (800) 479-7928 or visit


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