United Federal Credit Union Breaks Ground for New Full-Service Fletcher Branch to Serve Area Residents

FLETCHER, NC (July 18, 2013) On Wednesday, July 17, 2013, United Federal Credit Union (UFCU) broke ground on a new 6,400-square foot branch at 3674 Hendersonville Road, Fletcher, N.C. On hand to see the plans unveiled were community leaders, dignitaries, and the media. When complete, the $1.5-million project will offer Fletcher residents added convenience and more banking choices.

Details about the actual construction were also disclosed. The construction management company is The Redmond Company (Waukesha, Wis.) and all work will be completed by regionally-chosen subcontractors.

The new and enhanced facility will be full-service, including multiple drive-thru lanes, an ATM, safe deposit boxes, an expanded Member Service area, and a community meeting room. It will employ nine initially, including staff from the previous location.

“The new branch will also offer the services of a mortgage loan officer and business service advisor in one convenient location,” said UFCU Vice President of Member Relations/North Carolina Lee Beason.

“Members and the entire community will have greater access to low-cost financial services,” continued Beason. “It will encourage the revitalization that Fletcher has welcomed over the last several years.”

More than 125 individuals attended the event, including Fletcher Mayor Pro-Tem Eddie Henderson and Chamber Executive Director Bob Williford. Both praised UFCU for its expansion and service to Members and shared other examples of Fletcher growth initiatives.

UFCU Branch Manager Steve Clark reaffirmed the sentiments offered by Moore and Williford. “We’re excited to see our new Fletcher branch take shape. It will offer an enhanced banking experience for Members and promote regional growth.”

The new Fletcher location is expected to open in early 2014.

About UFCU
United Federal Credit Union has served its Members since 1949 by helping them to build a sound financial future. UFCU consists of more than 120,000 Member/owners worldwide, and manages assets in excess of $1.57 billion. Its corporate offices and main branch are located in St. Joseph, Mich., with additional branches in Arkansas, Indiana, Michigan, North Carolina, Nevada, and Ohio. UFCU has been named the Michigan Credit Union League Outstanding Credit Union of the Year 2013. UFCU has also been named the National Federal Credit Union of the Year 2013 by the National Association of Federal Credit Unions.

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