Sharon Renaud, Public Relations Manager
Delta Community’s Financial Education Center Earns State-wide Honor
Credit Union Receives Desjardins Award for Adult Financial Education in Georgia
ATLANTA (August 25, 2017) – Delta Community Credit Union (www.DeltaCommunityCU.com), Georgia’s largest credit union with more than $5 billion in assets, was recently recognized for the outstanding opportunities afforded by its comprehensive Financial Education Center. This innovative financial resource, launched last year, offers a wide array of free on-site workshops and resources, in addition to online courses.
Delta Community’s Financial Education Center offers free on-site workshops and resources.
The Georgia Credit Union Affiliates (GCUA) today presented the Delta Community Financial Education Center with its Desjardins Adult Financial Education Award, which recognizes leadership within the credit union movement on behalf of financial literacy for all ages.
"Our Financial Education Center is unique among credit unions in metro Atlanta because it provides multiple, free on-site financial education programs to members of the public," said Delta Community CEO Hank Halter. "We are delighted that it has been recognized by our peers in the credit union industry."
In its first year, Delta Community’s Financial Education Center offered 22 separate courses, including eight high school youth financial programs, through 70 workshops in topics as diverse 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 consumers better service and value on the deposit, loan, investment and insurance products they use to manage their household expenses and save for the future. Delta Community was founded in 1940 and has become Georgia’s largest credit union with more than $5 billion in assets and 27 branch locations. The Credit Union now welcomes people who live and work in 11 metro Atlanta counties, and 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.