Delta Community Credit Union
 
Monthly newsletter INSIGHTS July 2016
 
Refreshed Website Offers New Design, Optimal Viewing

Our website has been refreshed and now features an intuitive new layout, fresh colors and graphics, and current branding. Additionally, the pages are easier to read, faster to load and the responsive design allows for optimal viewing on both large and small screens, including tablets and mobile phones.

Chip Card Conversion Update 

Our chip Credit Card reissue is now complete. The chip card conversion continues with chip Debit Cards being mailed to existing Debit Cardholders through early October. When used at chip-enabled terminals, smart chip technology creates a unique, one-time code for each transaction, so it is virtually impossible to replicate in a counterfeit card. Chip cards offers enhanced fraud protection, are accepted worldwide and are easy to use. Read our blog to learn more about chip cards and the security they offer. 

Financial Education Center Launches
Financial Advisor Shaun Crawley represents Delta Community's Retirement & Investment Services in a recent class

Delta Community recently launched its comprehensive Financial Education Center, an innovative financial resource providing multiple, free on-site financial education programs, as well as online courses. The curriculum includes car and home buying seminars, retirement and investment workshops, debt management courses and many other programs.

Its web page provides users access with one convenient listing of course details, an events calendar and a convenient registration process, so members can access the on-site workshops and online courses that meet their specific needs.

Eagles Landing Branch Celebrates 10th Anniversary
CEO Hank Halter (left) with the Eagles Landing Branch Team and the award commemorating the branch's 10 year anniversary
Delta Community recently celebrated the 10th anniversary of its Stockbridge-Eagles Landing branch. In a ceremony commemorating this milestone, CEO Hank Halter thanked members for their support.

"Eagles Landing is one of our biggest and busiest branches," Hank said. "Thanks to the dedication of our Eagles Landing branch team and the support of our valued members, we have been able to fulfill our promise to help members get more out of their finances, while also strengthening the community for the past decade."
Located in Henry County, near the Clayton County border, the Eagles Landing branch serves nearly 50,000 members who live in the two counties and also supports the area with financial and volunteer investments in many organizations, schools and charities.
21 Students Welcomed to Apprentice Program
Members of the 2016 High School Apprentice Class who will serve our members in branches throughout metro Atlanta    
Our High School Apprentice Program continues to be successful in helping young people take on responsibility and transition to the workforce. Since the Apprentice Program was launched in 2006, it has grown steadily, reaching a record 21 new participants this year.

The program provides valuable job training, competitive pay and future career opportunities for those students. Many of the students who participate in the program continue working for the Credit Union after they graduate from high school. 

Apprentices are identified through select metro Atlanta schools' Work-Based Learning Programs and must complete the same training as adult Credit Union employees. 
Philanthropic Fund Award Grants Continue in July
Delta Community presents representatives from Society of St. Vincent de Paul (left) and Reach for Excellence Philanthropic Fund checks totaling $10,500 during July's check presentation 
Our Philanthropic Fund grants continued in July with awards totaling $10,500 to the organizations listed below: 

• Society of St. Vincent de Paul was awarded $7,500 for its Journey Program, which helps low income families and individuals from becoming homeless. The Program covers the cost of housing so that families can live under one roof and provides classes which include financial planning and budgeting, credit management, and health and wellness. 

• The Reach for Excellence Program received $3,000 to benefit academically talented students from low income households. Students and their families attend classes that provide educational enrichment, leadership training, and social skills needed in high school, college and beyond.   

The Delta Community Philanthropic Fund will invest a total of $80,000 throughout 2016 to 17 metro Atlanta non-profit organizations, which support the physical and financial needs of people who live within the communities we serve. 
"Do More with Delta Community" Promo Begins August 1
"Do More with Delta Community" between August 1 and September 30 
Our "Do More with Delta Community" promotion begins August 1 and continues through September 30. In addition to no annual fee and a low competitive rate, members who open new Visa® Platinum Rewards Credit Cards during the promotion can earn up to 10,000 Reward Points.1

Members who open new Visa Young Adult Credit Cards, which offer practical features to help young people build credit, during the promotion can also earn up to 5,000 Reward Points.1 Visit our website to learn more about the promotion or to apply for a Visa Platinum Rewards or Young Adult Credit Card.
Cool Cash Money Camps Help Children Understand Finances
Our Cool Cash Money Camps help children learn more about saving and finances
Our Cool Cash Money Camps, as part of our Financial Education Center program, were held at our Vinings and Peachtree City locations in July. The camps, now in their third year, helped children between the ages of 8 and 11 learn more about money basics, including the value of earning and saving money, the importance of spending it wisely and how charitable giving strengthens communities by helping those in need.

More than 100 children and their parents attended a total of nine sessions. Upon completing the class, the children were awarded certificates and encouraged to always make good financial decisions.
 

Financial Status
as of June  30, 2016 
Assets: $5.2B
Deposits: $4.5B
Loans: $4.0B
Members: 341,415

Holiday Closings
Monday, September 5
Labor Day
All Branches Closed

2016 Holiday Closings
 

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800-544-3328

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866-963-7811

 
 
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1 The 5,000 Reward Points for the Visa Young Adult Credit Card and the 10,000 Reward Points for the Visa Platinum Rewards Credit Card will be awarded as follows: 2,000 Reward Points will be awarded to new, first-time Delta Community Reward Points Program enrollments only. 1,000 Reward Points will be awarded for the first eligible signature-based purchase made within 30 days of card issuance. The remaining 2,000 Reward Points for the Young Adult card and 7,000 Reward Points for the Platinum card will be awarded after five eligible transactions within the first 60 days of card opening. All Reward Points will be applied within 60 days after the transaction requirements are met. Transactions can include Balance Transfers, but exclude fees and returns. You will not qualify for this offer if you are in default of your Delta Community Visa Card Agreement.
 
 
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