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June 3, 2016 – WHEATON – Recently members of the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, along with the DuPage Credit Union Board of Directors, Team and its Members, celebrated the Credit Union’s 60th year of serving the community with a special ribbon cutting ceremony at the Credit Union’s Wheaton Branch Office, 625 E. Roosevelt Road.

“DuPage Credit Union is important because it was started in Wheaton by our city’s employees,” said Kerry O’Brien, Executive Director of the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce, “and has continued to grow to include all residents of DuPage County.”

During the celebration, she reminisced about visiting the Credit Union with her parents when she was a child and added that although the location of the branch may have changed the member service and integrity she witnessed has stood the test of time.

“We’re proud to be a part of the Wheaton community, and for many of us, we also call Wheaton our home” said DuPage Credit Union President and CEO Diane Shelton. “Since the very beginning, we’ve been inspired to help and support the members of the community reach their financial goals.”

Originally known as West DuPage Schools Credit Union, the Credit Union was chartered on February 15, 1956 by 12 educators at Wheaton Community High School. Over the years and through several mergers, West DuPage Schools Credit Union would grow into DuPage Credit Union, which now has a Membership of nearly 34,000 and serves anyone who lives or works in seven northern Illinois counties; or is a student in DuPage County.

Throughout DuPage Credit Union’s yearlong 60th Anniversary celebration, the community is invited to enjoy special offers, events, and random Visa® Gift Card giveaways at all three Branch Office locations. Text DCUturns60 to 33733 and be one of the first to know about upcoming events – including tips on when & where the Credit Union will randomly be giving away gift cards.

During 2016, each quarter, the Credit Union is also honoring an Inspiring Member of the Quarter, chosen for their dedication to the community, the credit union and for inspiring the DuPage Credit Union Team. Bernie Hurley, of Wheaton, a Charter Member of West DuPage Schools Credit Union was recently named the First Quarter Inspiring Member for his lifelong dedication, enthusiasm and generosity to the Credit Union and throughout the community.

Learn more about how DuPage Credit Union is celebrating their 60th Anniversary throughout the year at dupagecu.com/dcuturns60.

About DuPage Credit Union

DuPage Credit Union is more than just a bank we’re a member-owned financial institution united by a common spirit. As a not-for-profit credit union with more than 33,000 Members, we’re energized to create memorable banking experiences to help with life’s events, big and small. We offer financial solutions to anyone who lives or works in DeKalb, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will counties; or attends school in DuPage County. To learn more about DuPage Credit Union, visit dupagecu.com, call or stop by a Branch Office. Deposits are insured to $250,000 per account by American Share Insurance. By Members’ Choice this institution is not federally insured. DuPage Credit Union is an Equal Housing Opportunity Lender. NMLS #445096. DuPage Credit Union — banking inspired.

Contact: Tamara McQueen
Marketing Associate
DuPage Credit Union
630-428-3440 ext. 3068

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