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Winter 2020 Newsletter

Free $3,000 AD&D Coverage for all Members!

Priority First FCU has partnered with American Income Life Insurance (AIL)  to supply all members with a $3,000 Accidental Death & Dismemberment Benefit.  As a member, this coverage is currently effective and requires no additional action as you are already enrolled.  AIL has been servicing working families for over 60 years and supplies them with more than just life insurance.  You will be receiving mailings from AIL for other products and services they have to offer.  If you are interested in obtaining additional coverages from AIL, please return the Beneficiary Card you will be receiving in the mail and an AIL representative will call you to set  up an  in-house appointment to review benefits, assign beneficiaries and review other products. If you do not want to meet with AIL, simply do not return the Beneficiary Card when you receive it in the mail. If you have any questions, contact your local credit union branch office.


Education Scholarship

Attention students! Are you searching for scholarship opportunities? If so, look no further! We are giving up to ten $500 scholarships to help pay for expenses directly related to continuing education. These scholarships are for students who are pursuing educational and career training opportunities after high school. Those who wish to be considered for an award must meet all eligibility requirements and submit a completed 2020 Education Scholarship Application along with all of the required materials described in the application by no later than Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Head to https://priorityfirstfcu.org/scholarship/ for more information and to download the application!


2020 Annual Meeting 

Priority First Federal Credit Union’s Annual Meeting is Saturday, April 25, 2020 at the Bellamauro Social Hall, 1017 Reynoldsville Falls Creek Road, Reynoldsville, PA 15851. The doors will open at 5:00 PM. The business meeting will begin at 6:00 PM. Dinner immediately following the meeting. Prize drawings and live music by The Avenue to follow.  Casual attire is appropriate. Ticket price is $15.00. Ticket price includes a buffet style dinner, dessert, coffee and beverages. Tickets are available at all 5 branch locations.


Board of Director Petition

Members who wish to run for a seat on the Priority First Federal Credit Union Board of Directors must file an Official Nomination and Petition Form for nomination. This is a volunteer position. This form can be picked up at any branch office or you can have one sent to you by calling 800-368-0739.

This document must be received by the Board Secretary by March 13, 2020. Address: Nominating Committee, Priority First Federal Credit Union, 364 Midway Drive, DuBois, PA 15801. The petition must be signed by 124 members of Priority First Federal Credit Union. Nominations must also include qualifications, biographical data and a signature validating the nominee’s agreement to nomination and willingness to serve if elected. Minimum qualifications for nominees include:

  • Be a member of Priority First Federal Credit Union
  • Have or develop the knowledge and experience to perform their duties
  • Have no serious derogatory credit history
  • Be prepared to attend all scheduled meetings
  • Have no convictions for crimes involving personal dishonesty
  • Act in the best interest of the credit union at all times

Nominations received after the closing date or incomplete nominations shall be disqualified by the Secretary. Elections will not be conducted by ballot and there will be no nominations from the floor at the Annual Meeting if there is only one nomination for each position to be filled. Election results will be announced at the Annual Meeting.


Account Beneficiaries

We are now accepting account beneficiaries! The beneficiary that you set on your account will also apply to all sub-accounts and funds will be divided equally among all beneficiaries when paid out.  If you would like to review your beneficiaries or set new ones, please stop at your local branch for assistance.  Beneficiaries cannot be changed or established over the phone.


Annual Privacy Notice

Priority First Federal Credit Union’s Privacy Notice is available to view/print at: www.priorityfirstfcu.org/privacy


Avoid Tax Refund Delays!

To avoid delays in  your refund posting, be sure to use your correct account information. The routing number for Priority First FCU: 243379873. Your share draft (checking account) number is located on the bottom of your checks.