Winner of Paul Bunyan Chapter Challenge announced

TRAVERSE CITY, MI (May 13, 2020) — Forest Area Federal Credit Union has been announced as the 2019 Paul Bunyan Chapter Challenge winner. 4Front Credit Union, Filer Credit Union, Forest Area Federal Credit Union, Safe Harbor Credit Union, and TBA Credit Union all participated in the 4th Annual Paul Bunyan Chapter Challenge.

The challenge is a friendly competition to see which credit union volunteers the most hours per team and board member each year. In 2019, the five credit unions volunteered a combined total of 5,862.75 hours. Forest Area Federal Credit Union volunteered an average of 22.5 hours per team and board member.

“Credit Unions were built on the foundation of people helping people, “said Christie Dompierre, Chief Operations Officer at TBA Credit Union. “This challenge allows us to fully live out credit union values by encouraging our teams to volunteer in the communities that we serve- from Ludington to Petoskey.”

Additional details are available at along with the current rankings for the 2019 Paul Bunyan Chapter Challenge. The Paul Bunyan Chapter consists of credit unions from Ludington to Petoskey. Proudly serving the residents of Michigan, the Paul Bunyan Chapter is a community of cooperative minded credit unions.

About TBA Credit Union

For over 65 Years, TBA Credit Union (TBACU) has been committed to their mission of serving the community and building trusted relationships. A $300 million (assets) credit union, TBACU provides financial services to over 18,000 members in Michigan, U.S. In 2021, faced with the challenges of a global pandemic, the TBACU Team showed great resilience. Every day, they demonstrated passion, integrity, and collaboration in their interactions with both fellow employees and members. For the last five years, TBACU has partnered with Gallup to build a culture of engagement. For the second consecutive year, TBA Credit Union has been awarded the Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award. The Gallup award once again recognizes the strong workplace culture among TBACU’s 61 team members. Visit TBA Credit Union’s Careers page to learn more.


Contact: Kyley Mclauchlan

Phone: 231.932.5042


Date: January 24, 2023


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