Penny Pratt, Family Trust’s new president and CEO, started her career at a community bank but found her heart when she switched to credit unions. “I love seeing the members,” she said. “That’s why we’re here.”
We’ll mix it up at the Annual Meeting this year when we gather March 28 at the First Baptist Church on Hood Center Drive in Rock Hill. We’re celebrating our 60th Anniversary this year so it’s a great time to remember our past and look to the future.
Online shopping has never been easier now that Family Trust offers Visa Checkout. Just enter your Family Trust debit or credit card and delivery information one time through Visa Checkout and then tap or click on the Visa Checkout logo while shopping on your desktop, tablet or phone. Your information will be automatically populated – and there’s no waiting to be redirected.
Candidates for three seats up for election to the Board of Directors have been submitted by the Nominating Committee. Candidates elected will be announced at the Annual Meeting on March 28 at First Baptist Church, 481 Hood Center Drive, Rock Hill.
Report card time is coming soon in York County and Explorer Club members can earn extra money for every A they get.
The transition from paper to electronic records in the healthcare industry is both good and bad. It’s easier for all of our care providers to get our information, but it’s also easier for hackers to get that information when it’s stored on databases and can be accessed online or on mobile devices. The latest healthcare related company that is victim of a breach is Quest Diagnostics. This company performs lab tests and diagnostics for one in three adults in this country and half of the physicians and hospitals, according to its website.
The holidays are a great time to thank our members for helping us help our neighbors in 2016. Members set the pace by buying children’s books, candy and coupon books in our branches. We’re on track to raise $11,000, with proceeds benefitting the Early Learning Partnership in York, Adult Enrichment Center in Fort Mill and Rideability in Clover.
If 10,000 Baby Boomers turn age 65 every day, we’re guessing some of you may need a little help to get ready. That’s why we’re starting our 2017 Know Your Dough series in mid-January with workshops on retirement that begin in mid-January.
Applications are now being accepted for our $1,000 Eddie Reeves Community Commitment Scholarship, available for a student who is a model leader serving his/her community. The scholarship remembers Mr. Reeves, a credit union volunteer and board chairman who served Family Trust for over 30 years.
A nominating committee for the 2017 election of officials has been named by Brown Simpson, board chairman.