Del-One Supports the 2018 Southern Delaware Heart Ball
Community service and support is always at the heart of Del-One FCU. President/ CEO Dion Williams and his wife Susan, along with CAO Stephanie Preece and her husband Patrick will co-chair the 2018 Southern Delaware Heart Ball. The event will be held at Harrington Raceway on April 21, 2018. Save the date to attend this amazing event, which helps to "advance the lifesaving mission of the American Heart Association, a mission that has impacted the lives of thousands of men, women and children in the southern Delaware area".
Del-One and Delaware Tech: The Partnership Continues
In support of Delaware Tech and their mission in helping students realize their dream of attaining a college education, Del-One FCU President/CEO Dion Williams and his wife Susan will co-chair the Gourmet Gala, and Del-One will be the Premier Sponsor. This event, which will be held on October 21st from 6pm to 10:30pm, "offers attendees specialties from Delaware's finest restaurateurs, brewers and vintners, who donate their culinary cuisine and time to help fill the unmet financial needs of Terry Campus students". The black-tie optional affair will be held in the newly renovated Del-One Conference Center at Terry Campus. Last year, Del-One contributed funding for scholarships for veterans, general campus needs, and renovations and naming rights to the conference center.
Del-One Federal Credit Union Merger (July 2017)
A meeting of the membership of ICI America Federal Credit Union in New Castle County on July 11th resulted in a vote to merge with Del-One FCU. ICI America FCU is a $2.6 million credit union with approximately 500 members. With this merger, Del-One FCU will now be able to serve the employees of AstraZeneca, FujiFilm, Croda, SPI Pharma, and Corn Products International. Employees and family members of these businesses will be able to now take advantage of the many products and services Del-One has to offer, including online and mobile banking, Better Life Checking, Instant Issue Debit Cards, Shared Branching, Student Life Checking, and so much more!
Del-One FCU's Annual Meeting (May 2017)
Del-One's Annual Meeting was held on Tuesday, May 23 at the Modern Maturity Center in Dover, with close to 400 people in attendance. Board officers elected included R. Bryce Brown as Treasurer and William Pfaffenhauser as Board Director. Board Chair Nancy Shevock and CEO Dion Williams spoke of exciting developments at Del-One such as the partnership with Delaware Electric Cooperative, in which the more than 93,000 members of the co-op are now eligible to become members of Del-One, and the launch of virtual teller machines to complement existing service delivery channels. CEO Dion Williams highlighted an outstanding year in 2016 within the context of the Seven Cooperative Principles. In 2016, Del-One was also recognized as a Top Workplace for the 5th year in a row, voted Best Credit Union for the 5th year in a row, and voted First State Favorite Credit Union in the Smyrna/Clayton area! Two Delaware high school seniors were awarded $1000 college scholarships, and employees of Del-One were recognized for years of service and accomplishments. Talent Acquisition & Development Specialist Rachel Bosh-Mulvanity received the Employee of the Year award, the Smyrna Branch received the Branch of the Year award, the Lending Department received the Department of the Year award, and the Director of Compliance, Cynthia Evans, received the President's Award for 2016!
Del-One First to Launch Prize-Linked Savings in Delaware (May 2017)
Delawareans who want to save money will have access to new rewards. Gov. John Carney signed a bill into law on May 2, allowing financial institutions to offer cash prizes to savers who make regular deposits into their accounts. Del-One will launch a prize-linked savings program throughout its 10 branches across the state. Savers will start out with a small deposit into a savings account; each time they add to it, their chances to win one of many cash prizes increases. With each deposit, account holders will be entered into the pool to win - likening it to buying a ticket for a raffle. As the number of deposits increases, so do the chances of winning. Del-One's prize-linked savings program will benefit Delaware residents, as all prizes will be awarded within the state of Delaware.
Cooperatives Working Together
Del-One FCU has partnered with Delaware Electric Co-Op to offer the benefit of Del-One products and services to each member of the cooperative. As a credit union, Del-One is focused on the community and creating a better financial life for their members. Delaware Electric Co-Op has graciously partnered with Del-One FCU to allow us to work with their members in achieving financial freedom. Senator Carper and Congresswoman Blunt-Rochester will join the cooperatives in celebrating this partnership at an event held at the newly renovated Del-One Milford branch, located at 100 Credit Union Way, from 11:30am to 1:30pm on Wednesday, April 19th.
Del-One FCU Supports Operation Taste of Home
Del-One donated $200 worth of Girl Scout cookies to support the Operation Taste of Home initiative. In addition to helping the local Girl Scouts, the donated cookies are divided between the military and local charities, including The Shepherd Place and the Salvation Army. Del-One is proud to support these organizations!
Del-One Foundation Raises and Donates over $47,00 in 2016! (December 2016)
The Del-One Foundation is a nonprofit corporation that raises funds for charitable purposes to benefit the residents of Delaware. A Board of volunteers chooses charities to sponsor each year, based on suggestions from employees of Del-One Federal Credit Union. The staff, members, families and friends of Del-One FCU participate in various fundraising activities throughout the year to raise funds and awareness for the chosen charities. Several charity walks were sponsored in 2016, including the Shamrock Scramble 5K to benefit Kay's Kamp, and a clothing drive was held at all branches to benefit Clothing Our Kids, from which over 15 bags of children's clothing was collected. In 2016, over $47,000 was raised and donated through candy sales, membership dues, employees "jeans days", painting events, and the 5th annual charity golf tournament. As Delaware's Premier Credit Union, Del-One FCU is always focused on the community and searching for ways to give back, and the efforts of the Del-One Foundation are an extension of this constant focus. Click here for more information on the Del-One Foundation.
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