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    Delta Community’s Financial Education Center Earns Two Statewide Honors

    Credit Union Receives Desjardins Award for Adult and Youth Financial Education in Georgia

    ATLANTA (Aug. 24, 2018) – Delta Community Credit Union (www.DeltaCommunityCU.com), Georgia’s largest credit union with $5.8 billion in assets, has been recognized for the outstanding educational opportunities afforded by its comprehensive Financial Education Center. This innovative financial resource, launched in 2016, offers a wide array of free on-site workshops and resources, in addition to online courses.

    This week, the Delta Community Financial Education Center (FEC) was honored by Georgia Credit Union Affiliates with its Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award. In addition, the FEC received the Desjardins Adult Financial Education Award for a second consecutive year. These awards honor credit unions which show leadership in youth and adult financial literacy education and initiatives.

    “Since its inception in 2016, our Financial Education Center has provided thousands of people with easy access to hundreds of free on-site financial education workshops,” said Delta Community CEO Hank Halter. “We appreciate this recognition by our peers, and we’re grateful for the opportunities to serve our members and the broader communities where they live.”

    Delta Community’s Financial Education Center has offered more than 200 free workshops since 2016, covering 20 distinct topics such as:

    • Car and home buying
    • Retirement readiness
    • Investment planning
    • Understanding and managing credit
    • Paying for college
    • Career planning

    The Delta Community Financial Education Center also provides a single online channel with course details, an events calendar and a convenient registration process so that Delta Community members and others may access the on-site workshops and online courses that meet their specific needs.

    About Delta Community Credit Union

    Delta Community Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative with a mission of providing better service and value on the products consumers use to manage household expenses and save for the future. Founded in 1940, Delta Community is Georgia’s largest credit union with more than 380,000 members, 25 metro Atlanta branches and three out-of-state branch locations. It welcomes anyone living or working in metro Atlanta, as well as employees of more than 150 businesses, including Chick-fil-A, Delta Air Lines, RaceTrac and UPS. Visit www.DeltaCommunityCU.com to learn more about opening an account at Delta Community or follow the Credit Union on Facebook at www.facebook.com/deltacommunity and Twitter at @DeltaCommunity.