Events

CARnival of Savings

Between September 10 and November 21, 2018, anyone who finances (or refinances from an outside lender) a car for $25,000 or more can spin the prize wheel.  Potential prizes include:

  • $200 Window tinting gift certificate
  • Free basic GAP Insurance – a $200 value
  • ¼% Discount (Cash Back into a savings) – approximately $175 value
  • Car Detailing gift certificate - $100
  • $50 gas gift card
  • Car wash gift certificate
  • Car wash bucket
If you finance a car for less than $25,000, you'll still get a free gift!  So, start saving money now - get a great low rate loan and win valuable prizes.

Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of Destinations Credit Union will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. – location to be determined. Join us for light refreshments, prizes and a look at the year in review, as well as the future plans of the Credit Union. The business meeting will begin promptly at 5:30. Watch for more details on our website.

Call for Nominations

As a member of the Credit Union, you are also an owner. You have the right to elect the Board of Directors. The Nominating Committee is seeking interested and qualified members to serve on the Board. Three incumbent three-year terms will be open for the 2019 election. The Nominating Committee requires a Director to be a member in good standing for at least 2 years and be 18 years or older with qualified  experience. If any applicant is not nominated by the Nominating Committee as a candidate for the Board of Directors, the applicant may seek nomination by a petition signed by the membership.

If you are interested, please download the application. Or, you may contact Carol at 410-663-2500 ext. 124 or e-mail her at  carol@destinationscu.org. She will provide application materials.

The deadline for applications is Friday December 28, 2018. If there are more than four candidates for the open seats, a mail ballot will be sent to all qualified members. The election results will be announced at the Annual Meeting on March 21.


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Scholarship Opportunity for 2019

Scholarship

Are you headed off to college or trade school in 2019?  Well, Destinations Credit Union is pleased to announce a college scholarship opportunity to make it easier for you to meet tuition costs. The $12,000 Credit Union College Scholarship Program for 2019 is underway now!  College-bound members are eligible to apply for one of ten $1,000 essay-based scholarships - one $1,000 video-based scholarship; and one $1,000 photo-based scholarship.  And, yes, you may apply in all three categories!

Deadline for applications is March 31, 2019.  Scholarship winners will be announced in May 2019 on the Credit Union Foundation MD|DC’s scholarship website: cufound.org/scholarship.

This year’s essay topic:
“How can your credit union help you become financially independent?”

This year’s video topic:
“Create a 60-second video showing how your credit union helps you achieve your financial goals.”

This year’s photo theme is:
“Dream big”

Any member of Destinations Credit Union who is entering their freshmen through senior year of college or trade school may apply. 

“We’re pleased to offer this opportunity for our young members,” said Brian Vittek, CEO of Destinations Credit Union. “The awardees receive needed financial assistance to help them meet their tuition expenses and the application topics stimulate innovative and useful responses to help us better serve our college-aged members.”

Applications are accepted online at cufound.org/scholarship.

Destinations Credit Union, the Credit Union Foundation MD|DC, and its generous supporters cooperate to make this scholarship program possible.

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