Community Involvement

From charity events and local festivals to Financial Wellness Workshops and free kids bike races, we stay active in our branch communities across Louisiana. Find out what Pelican events are happening around your local branch that you and the whole family can enjoy.
Join us on Thursday, February 29 for a FREE Financial Wellness Workshop near you! Learn all about the fundamentals of credit reports and the factors that impact your credit score. Plus FREE dinner, dessert, and drinks will be provided.

What you'll learn
✔️ What is a credit report
✔️ How your credit score is calculated
✔️ The benefits of improving your score

📅 Date and Time
Thursday, February 29
5:30 pm - Doors Open
6:00 pm - Presentation Begins

📌 Location
East Baton Rouge Parish Library - Bluebonnet
9200 Bluebonnet Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Join us on Monday, March 4 for a Home Buying Panel Discussion to learn about the homebuying process and how you can move forward with purchasing a new home! Plus FREE dinner, dessert, and drinks will be provided.

What you'll learn
✔️ How to build a healthy credit history
✔️ Current mortgage financing options
✔️ How to navigate the real estate market 

📅 Date and Time
Monday, March 4
5:30 pm - Doors Open
6:00 pm - Presentation Begins

📌 Location
East Baton Rouge Parish Library - Main Branch
7711 Goodwood Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

The 7th Annual Prom Dress Giveaway provides new and gently used prom dresses to teens in need for free! Dresses are given to high school juniors or seniors with valid school ID or report card (homeschoolers are welcome, too!). Teens from any city, parish, or school may attend the two-day event! 

📅 Saturday and Sunday, March 16th and 17th
⏰ 11:00 am

 📍 5725 Johnston St, Lafayette, LA 70503

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Join our Pelican team at the annual Irish Italian parade in Houma! Bring the whole family and be on the look out for Petey! We hope to see you there.

📅 Sunday, March 17th
⏰ 12:00 pm
 📍  Westside Blvd and LA 24 Park Ave.
Play, explore, and celebrate an amazing cause at the family-friendly event for everyone. Industrial vehicles, emergency response vehicles, sand dumps, petting zoo, music, and more are eagerly preparing for your arrival. We will have our Mobile Branch on tour at this event. Be sure to check it out, meet Petey the Pelican, play games, and more!

📅 Saturday, March 23
⏰ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
📍 BREC State Fairgrounds

Empty Bowls is a unique fundraising event where artists come together to craft and donate hundreds of
bowls to raise funds for our neighbors struggling with hunger.

📅 Saturday, April 6
⏰ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Strap on your helmets and join us on April 6, for Pelican's annual FREE Kids Bike Race! Kids age 12 and under (and their parents or guardians) are invited to get out in the sunshine and enjoy this healthy, free event.

Participants receive an exclusive Petey Racer Medal and t-shirt, plus a goody bag. Meet Petey the Pelican, win door prizes, participate in races, and more—absolutely free!

📅 Saturday, April 6
⏰ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

The Ladybug Ball is a family-friendly event with a focus on environmental education for Houma's youngest residents. This annual celebration and market includes educational programs and demonstrations concerning native plants, organic pest control, fruit and vegetable vendors, arts and crafts vendors, plant sales, and lots of kids activities.
📅 Saturday, April 20
⏰ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

You are invited to attend Pelican State Credit Union's 2024 Annual Business Meeting. Annual credit union business, including the voting for Board of Director positions, will take place at the meeting. Everyone in attendance will be entered to win a door prize! Membership of all registrants will be verified. The meeting will be held virtually—you will be able to join us online or by phone. 

📅 Wednesday, April 24
⏰ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Our Pelican Partner, Lyfe Skills Collaboration, is hosting an Autism 5K Run/Walk Honor Loop that gives you the option to participate in the race or make several loops around the track in honor of your loved ones. Come see our Pelican team along with other vendors and enjoy food, drink, door prizes, educational resources, and more! 

📅 Saturday, April 27
⏰ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pelican Mobile Branch Tour

We’re bringing our mobile branch ON TOUR across the state of Louisiana! Whether it’s tailgating, branch openings, disaster relief, or just to rock out with our communities, we’ll be rolling up to serve others!

Touch a Truck - Baton Rouge, LA
📅 Saturday, March 23
⏰ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
📍 BREC State Fairgrounds