Archive for April, 2014


April Newsletter

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Hello from Terry Kidd, President/CEO!

The temperatures are rising and the world is reawakening for the spring time and it’s great to be a part of it.  The credit union also seems to have come alive as spring and summer obligations, home and garden improvements and summer activities begin. All the extra outside activities have added to more transactions for our tellers and more loans for our loan officers. This is a nice change to the quiet days over the winter and allows me to reacquaint myself with many of you.    With the increase in home improvements going on right now, I would like point out that we have home equity loans for those who want or need to do some major housing renovations.

This month is National Youth Month and we will be going to schools in the area to present financial information to several classes.  If anyone would like me or one of my staff to go to your child’s school please email me at terry@bluegrasscreditunion.com.  I would love any opportunity to speak to children, teenagers, or college students about financial management and literacy.

Many are already starting to plan for graduations and I would like to remind you that we do sell prepaid gift cards for anyone who would like to give a gift card as a present.  Remember that ours cards can be loaded with any amount from $5.00 to $500.00, which gives you more flexibility to choose the gift amount you can afford with a lower activation fee.

Here at the credit union our staff has been gearing up for our discount ticket sales program, they have already received tickets in for Cincinnati Zoo, Newport Aquarium, Cedar Point, Dollywood, and Kings Island.  More park tickets are expected in over the next several weeks so call our staff for updated discount ticket prices.

The amount of paper that the credit union goes through in a month is staggering and as we try to help the environment by saving trees and using less paper I would like to encourage you to do the same.  We have recently added e-statements to our online banking.  I encourage everyone to sign on to their online banking go to the Accounts tab, select Account Statement and sign up today!

I am happy to announce that Bluegrass Community FCU has reached another milestone, we have joined Facebook. I encourage everyone to get on the page and like it and go back periodically to see updates on the credit union, what it’s doing and any special offers.

I know that it is the beginning of April but it’s already 6 months until the end of our Christmas Club season.  I encourage any of you that have not signed up for our Christmas Club account to do so.  Just $5.00 a paycheck for the next 6 months will be $65.00.

As we near the 6 month mark of our Christmas Club program we are coming to the end of our Vacation Club program.  I would like to thank everyone who signed up last year and made the Vacation Club program a great success.  And for anyone who hasn’t signed up and would like to June 1st is the beginning of the 2014-2015 Vacation Club season and you are more than welcome to come in and join at any time.

With the coming holidays there will also come great sales on New and Used Cars along with Motorcycles and RVs.  We are still running our as low as 1.99% loan promotion for anyone who is interested.

As always I must remind you that Bluegrass Community FCU is committed to bringing you the latest technology, products and services to our members while remaining true to our motto “people helping people”. We know your name because of our size and our member satisfaction is our #1 priority. BCFCU lives by working to make a difference in our members’ lives every day! Take the time to take the survey on our home page we want to know what you want out of your credit union and help us to make decisions for the future of the credit union.

As you can see it is a bright future for BCFCU as we have a building that is user friendly to you, the member. We will continue to bring you the best rates possible on loans and home equity loans. We will continue to be the place where people know your name. From all the staff and board of directors it is our pleasure to serve you! If I can be of service at any time you can reach me by e-mail at terry@bluegrasscreditunion.com or phone (606)324-0888 or fax (606)324-0898.

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