CREDIT UNION NEWS:
Have you checked your January 2017 statement (paper or online version)? We've now paid out the Member Rewards for 2016. We returned to our members: 8 percent bonus on deposit interest earned; 8 percent rebate on service charges; and 4 percent rebate on loan, mortgage and line of credit interest paid. If you have any questions about your member rewards, please see us in branch. When we do well, we share those profits with you. Another reason to be part of our credit union community!
Fraud Awareness Month - Recognize it, Reject it and Report It
March is Fraud Awareness Month in Canada. From March 13 - 17, join us in branch to learn more about how to protect yourself against fraud. We'll have an information table set up and staff available to answer your questions. You can also check out the Competition Bureau's website for more tips.
Mark your calendars for Shred-It Day
Cleaning out your home or office? Save your out-of-date papers, bills and receipts and other confidential documents for our annual Shred-It Day on Saturday, May 13 from 9am - 12pm. We'll shred up to four boxes of papers - recycling the waste in a safe and secure manner. Shred-It Day is free but we welcome donations for the Giant's Head Grind (Christopher Walker Memorial Race.)
Do you have a business plan along with the skills and passion to carry it out? Let us help you make it a reality. Ask us about Summerland Capital - a program designed to grow local businesses and support entrepreneurs like you! Discover more here.
2017 Summerland Chamber Awards - all Summerland residents can VOTE
Voting is now open for the 2017 Summerland Chamber Business and Community Excellence Awards. This year, all Summerland residents are invited to vote for the Community Awards. (Chambers members cast their votes in both the Business and Community categories.) You have until February 27 to have your say! Visit the chamber website here.
Giant's Head Grind
Registration for one of Summerland's most popular events is now open. Sign up and start training for the 4th Annual Giant's Head Grind - Christopher Walker Memorial Race on Saturday, May 20. Walk, run, bike, skip or hop from Peach Orchard Park to the top of Giant's Head - all for a good cause! This family-fun event is open to all ages. For more information check out www.giantsheadgrind.ca
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