Spring Edition - First Choice Community Credit Union, Inc.


Spring Edition - First Choice Community Credit Union, Inc.
First Choice Community Credit Union
Spring 2016
Loan Special!
804 Warren Ave.
Niles, OH 44446
Phone: 330-652-3887
Toll Free: 1-855-734-6624
Fax: 330-652-2681
Our office hours are:
Monday: 7 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 6 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday: 7 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 7 AM - 4:30 PM
First Choice Community Credit Union is open to
anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends
school in Niles, Lordstown, Weathersfield, Girard,
Howland, Cortland, or Champion.
Borrow up to $1200 for 12 months
at 12.00% APR*
*Annual Percentage Rate. A sample monthly payment
for a $1,200 loan at 12% APR for 12 months would be
approximately $106.60. Sample monthly loan payment does
not include Credit Life & Disability Insurance, which is
available at an additional cost to the member. Loan rate is
determined by personal credit history.
11th Annual Becky Bowden Memorial Community
Service Scholarship for Higher Education!
We are now accepting applications for the 11th Annual Becky Bowden Memorial
Community Service Scholarship which was created in honor of our
colleague and friend, Becky Bowden. Becky passed away in 2005
and was a valued member of our credit union family. Two
individuals will be awarded a $200 scholarship. To apply, please
complete the application on the back of this newsletter and return
to the credit union by Thursday, April 29, 2016.
Annual Meeting Overview
Thanks to all who recently attended our Annual Meeting on
March 11th. Congratulations to the new members of our
Board of Directors:
Carol Sopkovich • Ian Bowden • Ian Sgambati
Chip Cards
Still on Schedule!
As you may know, at some point
in 2016, we will be re-issuing
debit cards with a “chip card”
to offer more security features
on your transactions. We won’t
have them at least until the fall,
but watch our newsletters and
website for updates.
Here are a few statistics from our 2015 performance:
Total Members as of 12-31-15
Total Assets as of 12-31-15
Total Loans Approved in 2015
Memorial Day
Monday, May 30
Independence Day
Monday, July 4
Spring 2016
Becky Bowden
Memorial Community Service Scholarship Application
Name_________________________________________ Social Security Number____________________________
Home Address__________________________________________________________________________________
City, State, Zip ___________________________________________ FCCCU Account #________________________
Relationship of Applicant to FCCCU Member__________________________________________________________
Home Phone____________________________________ Date of Birth_____________________________________
High School_____________________________________________ Date of Graduation_______________________
High School Phone Number________________________ Guidance Counselor______________________________
GPA_________ College Attending_______________________________________ Major______________________
General Requirements for Scholarship
1. The student must be a member or a child of a member of the First Choice Community Credit Union Inc. for a
minimum of two years.
2. The student must be a senior graduating from high school the current year.
3. The student must have at least a 2.50 grade point average of a scale of 4.0.
4. The student must submit an official high school transcript (a copy is sufficient.)
5. The student must provide one letter of recommendation.
6. The student must provide a list of community services and extracurricular activities.
7. The student must prepare a Volunteer Essay (not to exceed 300 words) telling us why volunteer work within the
community is important to them and how they feel they made a difference by volunteering.
8. The scholarship will be granted without regard to sex, race, or creed.
9. The scholarship will be paid directly to the student to be used for tuition, fees, and book expenses.
10. Application deadline is April 29, 2016.
11. The scholarship is not renewable.
12. Copy of Letter of Admittance must be provided to receive scholarship funds.
I certify that the information I am providing is complete and correct to the best of my knowledge.
Signature of Applicant ________________________________________________ Date________________
Please return completed application with all attachments by April 29, 2016 to:
First Choice Community Credit Union Inc.
804 Warren Avenue
Niles, OH 44446

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