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HCFCU marks International Credit Union Day


Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union joins credit unions around the world in celebrating International Credit Union Day and, in keeping with its philosophy of “people helping people,” Hawaii Community FCU will mark International Credit Union Day by hosting its annual Market Day fundraiser.

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union’s Kailua-Kona, Kaloko and Kealakekua branches will hold Market Day 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18 in Kailua-Kona and Kealakekua, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. in Kaloko.

The credit union’s Kohala and Honokaa branches will hold Market Day 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19.

The branches’ Market Day will feature fresh produce, baked goods, rummage sale items and crafts unique to each branch.

Everyone is invited to participate in their community’s Market Day and all proceeds will benefit the West Hawaii Community Health Center, the credit union’s social responsibility beneficiary.

This year’s International Credit Union Day theme, “Members Matter Most,” emphasizes that credit unions exist to serve their members.

Those members are part of a global community where the philosophy of people helping people goes beyond the walls of each credit union and into the community.

Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit credit union currently observing its 75th anniversary. It is wholly owned by its more than 40,000 member/owners and the financial institution has branches in Honokaa, Kailua-Kona, Kaloko, Kealakekua and Kohala.

In addition to complete checking and savings services, the credit union offers credit cards, auto, mortgage, construction, small business, educational and personal loans; investment services; money-saving programs and more.

It sponsors Student Credit Unions at Kealakehe, Kohala and Konawaena high schools, Children’s Savings Projects at elementary schools from Paauilo to Hookena and supports numerous Island of Hawaii programs and events.

Membership in Hawaii Community Federal Credit Union is open to all island residents.

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