United Federal Credit Union celebrates opening of Asheville branch

August 2, 2016

United Federal Credit Union (UFCU) will mark the opening of its Asheville, North Carolina branch with a slateful of activities  including complimentary coffee and doughnuts for the public on Monday through Friday morning of next week.

“We hope people will stop by, let us introduce ourselves, and find out what we have to offer,” says UFCU Market Vice President Lee Beason. “The credit union model is different than a traditional bank. We are a not-for-profit, and that makes a difference.”

The branch at 1441 Patton Avenue opened its doors on Monday, August 1, 2016. To celebrate the occasion, the following grand opening events will take place:

Monday, August 8 – Friday, August 12, 9-11 am

Java Kick-Off Event

Stop by for giveaways and refreshments

Doughnuts provided by Krispy Kreme®

Live radio remote with KISS-FM on Monday

Tuesday, August 9, 11 am–1 pm

Appreciation Event for Police, Fire Department, and Emergency Services Professionals

Sandwiches provided by Firehouse Subs® and Papa John’s® Pizza

Live radio remote with WTMT-FM

Thursday, August 11, Friday, 11 am–3 pm

Small Business Awareness Event

Meet our staff and learn about UFCU’s full suite of business banking products. Our business advisors will take the time to get to know you so they can give you the expert financial advice you need to help your business succeed.

Pizza will be provided by Dominos®

Wednesday, August 17, 10 am – noon

Asheville Tourist Meet and Greet

Come and meet Asheville Tourist baseball team members and their mascot.

Logo giveaways, food provided by Acropolis Pizza Truck

Live radio remote with KISS-FM

The Asheville branch is United’s fourth branch in North Carolina. There are also branches in Fletcher, Hendersonville and Statesville.

About UFCU

United Federal Credit Union has served its Members since 1949 by helping them to build a sound financial future. UFCU consists of more than 140,000 Member/owners worldwide, and manages assets in excess of $2 billion. Its corporate offices and main branch are located in St. Joseph, Mich., with additional branches in Arkansas, Indiana, Michigan, North Carolina, Nevada, and Ohio.