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  • Greenville Federal Credit Union announces sponsorship of “Healthcare Worker Care Package” Giveaway to recognize and thank local medical workers.


    Greenville Federal Credit Union announced today it will sponsor a “Healthcare Worker Care Package” Giveaway, in partnership with GVLToday. The giveaway will take place over two weeks starting August 8.  Four winners will each receive a package of gift cards worth $500 to local businesses including Henry’s Smokehouse, OASE Day Spa, Bridge City Coffee, AC Hotel Greenville, and Spinx. 

    The credit union is sponsoring the Healthcare Worker Care Package to recognize and thank local medical workers for their hard work and dedication to caring for this community.  

    Our neighbors, friends, and family in the medical field work tirelessly to treat and care for the sickest among us, often putting themselves at risk. Greenville Federal Credit Union wanted to show its support for the dedicated individuals who sacrifice their own mental, physical, and emotional health to keep this community healthy and well. This care package giveaway encourages the winners to take time to rest and recharge. 

    The giveaway, administered by GVLToday, will be hosted on Instagram for two weeks starting August 8.  Any local healthcare professional can enter the contest by liking the @GVLToday Healthcare Worker Care Package Instagram post (external link) and tagging two fellow healthcare workers, and following the credit union @greenvillefcu.  The winners will be announced by GVLToday the week after each post.


    posted by Catherine James, SVP Marketing and Brand Strategy 2022-08-08
  • Greenville Federal Credit Union wins Best Credit Union in the Best of the Upstate 2022 Competition.


    Greenville Federal Credit Union edged out the finalists for “Best Credit Union” in The Greenville News Best of the Upstate 2022 competition for a 7th consecutive year. 

    The Greenville News sponsors The Best of the Upstate awards each year to feature regional businesses in hundreds of categories ranging from best salon to best recreational shop and best real estate agency. Nominees were submitted and voted for directly by the community.

    “We are honored to receive the Best of the Upstate - Best Credit Union award again this year. This recognition validates our commitment to this community and to our membership,” said credit union president, Paul Hughes.  “Our members are really what make us the best and we are grateful for their enthusiastic support when it’s time to vote for Best of the Upstate.”

    Greenville Federal Credit Union was among five local credit unions nominated in the category. The top three finalists were invited to the Best of the Upstate Announcement event on July 29th where the winners were revealed.

    The official announcement of the winners will publish on GreenvilleOnline.com and in The Greenville News.


    About Greenville Federal Credit Union
    Greenville Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial alternative to traditional banking with five branch locations in Greenville, Greer, and Mauldin serving more than 32,000 members. The more than $410 million credit union was founded by nine employees from the School District of Greenville County as an educator’s credit union in 1968. In 2001, the credit union approved a conversion to a community-based charter to serve anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school in Greenville County. The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), an agency of the federal government, insures all accounts up to $250,000.  For more information, please visit the credit union’s website at www.greenvillefcu.com or call 864.235.6309.

     

    posted by Catherine James, SVP Marketing and Brand Strategy 2022-08-02
  • Greenville Federal Credit Union named one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina for 2022.

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    Greenville Federal Credit Union has been named one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina for 2022 by SC Biz News and Best Companies Group. The annual program recognizes and honors the best employers in the state that excel at creating positive and supportive workplaces for employees.

    “We are thrilled to be recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina,” said Paul Hughes, credit union president and CEO.  “Our goal is to create a healthy work environment that allows our staff to be their very best and rewards them for a job well done. This designation is truly a reflection of their unwavering commitment to service and teamwork. I am constantly impressed with their dedication to our mission and to serving our members with integrity and excellence.” 

    The 119 companies chosen this year range from contractors to suppliers, distributors, and credit unions. Each company was surveyed in a two-part process which included an employer questionnaire about policies and procedures as well as an employee survey with eight focus areas including work environment, pay and benefits, leadership and planning, and overall engagement. Greenville Federal Credit Union was one of six credit unions among the list.   

    About Greenville Federal Credit Union
    Greenville Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial alternative to traditional banking with five branch locations in Greenville, Greer, and Mauldin serving more than 32,000 members. The more than $410 million credit union was founded by nine employees from the School District of Greenville County as an educator’s credit union in 1968. In 2001, the credit union approved a conversion to a community-based charter to serve anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school in Greenville County. The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), an agency of the federal government, insures all accounts up to $250,000.  For more information, please visit the credit union’s website at www.greenvillefcu.com or call 864.235.6309.

    posted by Catherine James, SVP Marketing and Brand Strategy 2022-07-19

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