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Coosa Pines FCU earns prestigious title of 2023 Credit Union of the Year


CHILDERSBURG, Ala. – Coosa Pines Federal Credit Union, with its exceptional financial health, service to members and communities, and dedication to advancing the credit union movement, was honored with the Credit Union of the Year Award for 2023 by the League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates at the Southeast Credit Union Conference & Expo in Orlando, Florida. This recognition sets Coosa Pines apart among credit unions with assets between $100 and $500 million in Alabama.

The League of Southeastern Credit Unions (LSCU) & Affiliates represents nearly 300 credit unions in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia. LSCU advocates for credit unions and provides compliance services, education and training, cooperative initiatives, and communications. The Credit Union of the Year Award recognizes credit unions’ outstanding achievements in day-to-day operations, financial prowess, and community outreach.

“We are deeply grateful and humbled to be recognized with a Credit Union of the Year Award. It is a true gift to be able to work at Coosa Pines FCU each day, a pleasure to serve our members and communities, and a calling to advance the credit union movement’s ‘people helping people’ philosophy”, said President/CEO Don Carden. “This recognition means the world to our Board, management, staff, and members. It is a clear affirmation that our efforts positively impact our members’ and neighbors’ quality of life”.

Coosa Pines FCU was chartered in 1950 and has a field of membership that includes Talladega, Shelby, St. Clair, Jefferson, Coosa, and Clay counties, Alabama. Coosa Pines has over $360 million in assets and 25,000 members. ( Their five branches are Childersburg, Sylacauga, Chelsea, Pell City, and Vincent. The Credit Union can be reached at (256) 378-5559, toll-free at 1-800-237-9789, or online at Federally insured by NCUA, Coosa Pines FCU is an Equal Housing Lender.

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