Celebrate International Credit Union Day!
On Oct. 19, 2023, credit union members around the world will celebrate International Credit Union Day®, an annual event to commemorate the credit union movement’s impact and achievements. This year marks the 75th anniversary.
Credit unions are not-for-profit financial cooperatives that provide an effective and viable alternative to for-profit financial institutions for more than 393 million members in 118 countries worldwide. More than 87,000 credit unions exist globally, providing a plethora of financial services for their members, recognized as a force for positive economic and social change. Learn more about APCI FCU and our history.
Since 1948, International Credit Union Day has been celebrated annually on the third Thursday of October. Each year, the international event affords the opportunity to remember credit unions’ proud history and promote awareness of and support for the credit union and financial cooperative difference.
There are still 1.4 billion people across the globe who are unbanked. Credit unions truly have the perfect business model to serve underserved populations and that is a message we hope our entire global movement will celebrate and promote on Thursday, October 19. International Credit Union Day is recognized by the World Council of Credit Unions, the global trade association and development platform for credit unions and other financial cooperatives, as well as numerous national credit union trade associations and federations around the world.
*The contest is open for submissions from APCI FCU members between the ages of 18 and under from 10/1/23-10/31/23. Completed coloring pages can be sent via US mail to APCI FCU at PO Box 20147, Lehigh Valley, PA 18002-0147. Ten random winners will be selected on or about 11/13/23 and will be notified. Member Account must be open and in good standing to receive incentive. Randomly selected winning entries will receive $5.00 deposited into their Primary Share Savings Account no later than 11/20/23. Immediate family and household of APCI FCU staff and volunteers are not eligible.
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