December 11, 2020
The funding, made possible by a grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, was distributed by Community First to these nonprofits, which each received $5,000:
November 01, 2020
The combination of strong partnerships, wide-reaching financial support, and volunteer involvement is what led to Community First Credit Union receiving this year’s Corporate Citizenship Award in the large business category from the Fox Cities Chamber.
The award recognizes organizations who have made a significant difference in the health and well-being of the Fox Cities through their giving and community involvement.
September 20, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic forced organizers of the Community First Fox Cities Marathon to cancel the in-person race.
But on Sunday morning, which would have been race day for the full marathon, race organizers and officials spread out along several popular trails in the Fox Cities, and surprised runners and walkers on the trails, to cheer them on and show their support.
June 10, 2020
The Fox Valley Humane Association is getting some help in the push to receive a matching grant.
Community First Credit Union is donating $10,000 toward the fundraising effort.
The shelter in Greenville is working to raise $100,000 to get the matching grant from Mary Beth Nienhaus.
January 24, 2020
GRAND CHUTE - It's designed to be a town in miniature. Storefronts with recognizable area company names, like WPS/WE Energies, Bergstrom Automotive and Miller Electric, and a town hall surround a carpeted green.
This is Biz Town, at Junior Achievement's new financial literacy center, which opened this week on Fox Valley Technical College's Grand Chute campus to offer career preparation education to youth at 25 middle and high schools across Northeast Wisconsin.
A collaboration between FVTC, Junior Achievement of Wisconsin and Community First Credit Union, the center is patterned after a similar center in Milwaukee.
January 21, 2020
GRAND CHUTE, Wis. (WBAY) - Young people can learn more about careers with local businesses at a new center at Fox Valley Technical College.
The center is a partnership between Community First Credit Union, Junior Achievement of Wisconsin and FVTC.
May 27, 2021>
Community First Credit Union has leveraged a business partnership to boost a long-standing community partner.
The Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago announced recently a $10,000 Community First Award targeted toward affordable housing has been given to an Appleton-based nonprofit that helps the homeless. That agency, Pillars, was nominated for the award by Community First Credit Union, which has been a strong community partner for many years and an FHLB member financial.
April 05, 2021>
Community First has hired Heather Lally-Voigt, an award-winning credit union executive with 29 years of industry experience, as Chief Operations Officer.
Lally-Voigt joins Community First following 23 years with Chicago-based Alliant Credit Union, where she served as Vice President of Operations, Deposits & Payment Strategy for the $12.5 billion institution.
February 02, 2021>
Joe Harvey has been promoted to Senior Vice President Facilities at Community First Credit Union with over 20 years of construction, safety and facilities management experience.
January 14, 2021>
Community First Credit Union has promoted Angela Gargo to Vice President of Talent Management and welcomed Rochelle Blindauer as the new Vice President of Human Resources.
December 18, 2020>
Mary Lornson has been promoted to Senior Vice President – Lending at Community First Credit Union. Lornson has more than 35 years of experience in the credit union industry and joined Community First in 2013 as Vice President Consumer Lending.
December 08, 2020>
Community First Credit Union has awarded $20,000 in grants to four Northeastern Wisconsin nonprofits that offer affordable housing assistance to vulnerable populations hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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