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Press Release December 15th, 2008

1st Financial Federal Credit Union Opens New Headquarters in Wentzville, MO

1st Financial Federal Credit Union located in St. Charles, Hazelwood, and downtown St. Louis officially opened it’s fourth branch and corporate headquarters in Wentzville, MO on December 15, 2008.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held on Tuesday, December 16 onsite of the new location on Wentzville Parkway. To celebrate the opening, 1st Financial.

The new state-of-the-art 23,000 square feet facility includes a two-story atrium lobby and children’s corner, five walk-up teller stations, four drive through lanes, a drive up ATM, and a large training room that will be used for community seminars.

In addition to the branch, the building will house departments such as accounting, collections, marketing, business services, human resources and compliance. The official address of the new location is 1232 Wentzville Parkway.

“We are excited to bring the credit union difference to the growing Wentzville community. The many years of planning will finally come to fruition in 2008,” stated Nina Pilger, President/CEO of 1st Financial Federal Credit Union.

The architect firm for the project is TRi Architects of St. Louis and the construction management firm utilized is Kwame Building Group.

Like all credit unions, 1st Financial is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative, which returns profits to the members in the form of lower rates on loans and higher savings yields. The cooperative nature of credit unions enables us to provide products and services at very reasonable rates.

1st Financial Federal Credit Union serves those who live, work, worship, attend school, or regularly conduct business in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, and St. Charles County. 1st Financial is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial organization committed to providing quality services to the membership while demonstrating safe and sound business practices.

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