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Press Release October 8, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
Laura Woods
636-916-8303
lwoods@1stfinancialfcu.org

Celebrate International Credit Union Day
1st Financial Federal Credit Union

St. Louis, MO - Members of 1st Financial Federal Credit Union, in Wentzville, St. Charles, Hazelwood, and Downtown St. Louis will celebrate International Credit Union day on Thursday October 17, 2013 with credit union members around the world. International Credit Union Day is an event to commemorate the credit union movement's history and achievements..

In honor of this special day, 1st Financial invites their members and the whole community to visit any of their four branches on October 17th for complimentary refreshments, gift bags and prize drawings. As an additional celebration of this important day, 1st Financial Federal Credit Union is also donating $.25 to the Children's Miracle Network of Greater St. Louis every time members use their 1st Financial debit card throughout the entire day.

Since 1948, International Credit Union Day has been celebrated annually on the third Thursday of October. Each year, the international event affords the opportunity to remember credit unions' proud history and promote awareness of and support for the credit union difference. This year's theme "Credit Unions Unite For Good" underlines the commitment to their communities and trustworthy member service that credit unions today embody. Credit unions are recognized as a force for positive economic and social change and have provided significant social and economic value in both developed and emerging nations.

For more information on International Credit Union Day festivities call a 1st Financial Member Service Representative at (636) 916-8300.

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About 1st Financial Federal Credit Union

1st Financial Federal Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative with over 30,000 members and $210 million in assets, committed to providing quality services to the membership while demonstrating safe and sound business practices. For over 40 years, 1st Financial has provided members with a full line of dependable financial products and services which return profits to the member in the form of lower rates on loans and higher savings yields.

1st Financial Federal Credit Union was chartered on September 3, 1968 as District 837 Credit Union by the International Association of Machinist members employed by McDonnell Douglas. Today, 1st Financial is a full service financial institution dedicated to helping our members achieve their financial dreams. We serve those who live, work, worship, attend school in or regularly do business in the City of St. Louis, St. Louis County and St. Charles County, Missouri and a wide array of companies throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area. Deposits are federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), an agency of the U.S. Government.

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