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Stay up to date as we continue to make headlines that hit close to home and improve our communities, with each and every member we serve. See Pelican State Credit Union in the news near you:

Pelican State Credit Union Hosts 12th Annual Free Kids Bike Race

Eleven-year-old Blakely Lowrance took home a brand new bike on Saturday, July 25, at Pelican State Credit Union’s 12th Annual FREE Kids Bike Race. Read the full story.

Free Jambalaya Lunch One of Many Perks of Being a Pelican Member

It pays to be a member of Pelican State Credit Union! To celebrate six months at its new location, Pelican treated all credit union members to a jambalaya lunch at its Pineville branch, 3628 Monroe Highway, from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 17. Read the full story.

Pelican State Credit Union Gives Thousands in Cash and Prizes to Festivalgoers Despite Rain

It pays to have a Pelican State Credit Union branch in your community! The credit union gave away thousands of dollars in cash and prizes at the Denham Springs Antique Village Spring Festival. Read the full story.

Community Cools Off With Free Sno-Cones From Pelican State Credit Union

It pays to have a Pelican State Credit Union branch in your community! For the second consecutive year, Pelican took over the Sno-Shack and paid for every single person’s sno-cone. Read the full story.

Free Cash For Members at Pelican's Pineville Grand Opening

Pelican gave its members an opportunity to grab some fast cash in a money booth! 114 members grabbed a total of $2,619 from 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 25. Read the full story.

Free Cash for Pelican State Credit Union Members at Grand Opening

Pelican State CU recently celebrated the relocation of its Shreveport branch with fast cash giveaways in a money booth. Read the full story.

Credit Unions Join Forces to Raise Record Amount For Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital

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Local Humanitarian Awarded $500 for Good Deeds & $500 for Charity

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Pelican State CU Named One of The Best Places to Work

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Credit Union Gives Away Thousands of Dollars and 46-Inch TV in Money Booth at Local Festival

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Pelican State CU Gives Away $4,000 In Free Groceries

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Pelican State CU Merges with Louisiana Farm Bureau CU

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Pelican State CU Grand Opening

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First-Time Teacher Wins $500 Classroom Makeover

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11th Annual Free Kids Bike Race

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Pelican State Credit Union Grants $6,000 in College Scholarship Awards

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Pelican State CU Gives Free Cash to Members at Spring Festival

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Credit Union Celebrates Relocation of Lake Charles Branch with Free Cash for Members

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Pelican State CU Gives Back $350,000 In Dividends to Members

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Pelican State Credit Union Celebrates 10 Years In Denham Springs

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Local Cheer Team Wins $1,000 for Best Pelican State Credit Union Cheer

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Pelican State Credit Union Hosts Free Event For Local Children

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8-Year-Old Wins iPad for Completing Financial Literacy Video Game

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Pelican State Credit Union Nation’s First to Certify Entire Staff in New Online Financial Counseling Training Program

In a continued effort to assist its members at every touch point possible, Pelican State Credit Union has become the nation's first financial institution to certify its entire staff... Read the full story.

Baton Rouge Area Credit Unions Support Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital

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Pelican Refunds $50K in NSF Fees

Because of the storm and resulting temporary branch closures, Pelican refunded almost $50,000 in NSF fees to its members in Louisiana and Mississippi last week. "We knew that the storm and our closures could have caused our members to incur some unexpected expenses," said CEO/President Jeffrey K. Conrad. "To ease the burden and help our members move forward after the storm, we decided to refund NSF fees," said Conrad. Read the full story.

Pelican Named Medium Business of the Year

DENHAM SPRINGS, LA — Pelican State Credit Union was named "Medium Business of the Year," by the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce at their annual Business Awards Banquet a... Read the full story.

Pelican Pays Members $172,000 through Special Member Dividend

Pelican State Credit Union announced today that its Board of Directors has approved the payment of $172,000 in bonus dividends to its membership. The payout, named the Spec... Read the full story.

Paper Savings Bonds Discontinued

Source: U.S. Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Public Debt The U.S. Department of the Treasury will end over-the-counter sales of paper savings bonds on December 3... Read the full story.

Pelican State Credit Union Opens First Financial Resource Center

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Pelican State CU Opens Student Branch At Peabody Magnet

Peabody Magnet High School students are gaining real workforce experience through their partnership with Pelican State Credit Union. For the third year in a row, Pelican has partnered with Peabody to host a fully functioning on-campus branch operated for students, by students in Mrs. Sandra Eldridge's "Work Keys" course and Mrs. Mary Williamson's "Cooperative Office Education" course. The new school year was kicked off with a grand opening event and ribbon cutting. Students and faculty enjoyed games, contests and refreshments. 13 New students became members of Pelican during the event bringing the total number of student members at Peabody to 78. Read the full story.

NCBA Honors Pelican State CU’s CEO Jeff Conrad

As the first credit union nationwide to certify its entire staff as Community Development Certified Financial Counselors, Pelican State Credit Union recently garnered some well-deserved attention from the National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA)... Read the full story.

Pelican State Credit Union Grants $6,000 in College Scholarship Awards

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Pelican State CU Grants $6,500 in College Scholarship Awards

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