Scott Credit Union Sponsors Racing at Belle-Clair Speedway

COLLINSVILLE, IL Scott Credit Union recently presented a check for $3,000 to a representative from Belle-Clair Speedway to continue as the official financial institution of the speedway in Belleville this summer.

Scott Credit Union Community Relations Representative Jennifer Riebold presented the $3,000 check to Don Hoener of Belle-Clair Promotions.

Scott Credit Union will be the primary sponsor of the “Battle at Belle-Vegas” event on Friday, May 17. Representatives from Scott Credit Union will be on hand and will have a drawing for Cardinals Tickets during the event.

Additionally, Scott Credit Union has a billboard at the track and will receive announcements during the racing programs

“This is another opportunity for us to support a local venue and help them to provide entertainment to local residents,” Riebold said. “Having two locations in Belleville, we feel that it is important that we do what we can to help in the community. We also are happy to have another venue to let people know that the credit union is a better value.”

Belle-Clair Speedway hosts dirt track racing on Friday nights for several classes of cars throughout the summer. The track also host several special racing events throughout the year. For more information about races at Belle-Clair Speedway, visit

Scott Credit Union has made giving back to its communities a major priority. The local credit union contributed over $275,000 and its employees volunteered over 2,300 hours to a variety of local civic efforts throughout the region in 2012.

“We realize that without our members and the communities in which we serve, we would not exist as a financial alternative,” Riebold noted. “Supporting our communities is very important to us.”

The credit union has increased its community involvement in the past few years while also increasing its efforts to educate consumers of the value of doing their financial business with a not-for-profit credit union.

“We want people in the area to know more about the value of doing business with a credit union,” she added. “That is why we have focused our time on educating area residents about Scott Credit Union. One of the big ways we’ve done that is through our community involvement.”

Scott Credit Union is a full service not-for-profit financial institution that provides services for people who live or work throughout the area.

Scott Credit Union is open to anyone who lives or works in a 17 county area, including Madison, St. Clair, Monroe, Randolph, Perry, Franklin, Jefferson, Washington, Clinton, Marion, Bond, Macoupin, Montgomery, Fayette, Effingham, Williamson, and Jackson counties. Anyone who lives or works in St. Louis County, Missouri also can open accounts at SCU. Additionally, anyone active or retired military also can have accounts with Scott Credit Union.

Scott Credit Union currently has 15 area locations: Scott Air Force Base, East Belleville, Fairview Heights, Collinsville, O’Fallon, Edwardsville, Waterloo, Highland, Caseyville, West Belleville, Millstadt, Mascoutah, Troy, Wood River and its Home Office in Edwardsville.

For details on opening accounts at Scott Credit Union, visit

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