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CFCU CELEBRATES 50 YEARS

CFCU charter member Lorraine Eide shares cookies with Stan Baron, CFCU president and CEO. (The Pilot/Ellen Babin).
CFCU charter member Lorraine Eide shares cookies with Stan Baron, CFCU president and CEO. (The Pilot/Ellen Babin).

Chetco Federal Credit Union celebrated its 50th Anniversary on Nov. 5.

Each branch celebrated the anniversary during regular hours of operation and also at evening receptions for members at Brookings-Harbor: Best Western Beachfront Inn Crescent City/SR/Klamath: Elk Valley Rancheria; Gold Beach: Event Center at the Beach/Docia Sweet Hall; Port Orford: American Legion Hall; Bandon: Bandon Bills/Inn at Face Rock.

Stan Baron, CFCU president/CEO, stated, "CFCU has experienced tremendous growth over the years and has become one of the top credit unions in the nation.

"We thank our members for being a part of this great organization."

CFCU was chartered in 1957 with a handful of employees from the local plywood mill and today serves over 28,000 members, has 10 branches and over $300 million in assets. CFCU's commitment to its mission statement, "Dedicated To Helping People," has never wavered in these past 50 years.

CFCU is community chartered. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works or worships in Del Norte, Curry or Coos counties, and their family members.

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