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Volume 1 | Issue 1 | September 2018
Our Mission: Providing financial solutions for every stage of life.
Dear Valued Member,

I’m delighted to introduce Community First Credit Union’s new monthly newsletter to members: The Community First Insider. In this publication, we’ll inform you of exciting new developments, make you aware of upcoming community events, and highlight some of the services that can help make your financial life easier and more fulfilling.

We’ve heard you. In a recent survey to our members, we learned that you want us to communicate with you more and sell to you less. At Community First Credit Union, we believe that four walls don’t make a credit union. You do. We’re committed to all of our members and helping to improve their lives. Here are just a few ways we plan to help this month. We hope you enjoy it and find it useful. 

 Oakleaf Branch Grand Opening Event | September 15, 2018

Join us on Saturday, September 15 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. to celebrate the grand opening of our new branch in the Oakleaf Town Center. During this special day, you'll enjoy food, family fun, and everyone who attends get a free Jacksonville Icemen ticket! The Oakleaf branch is the latest success that is part of our ongoing efforts to Build Better Banking and improve your experience with us. Now that construction is complete, it’s time to celebrate and show how much we appreciate the communities we serve. Stop by and tour the new branch on September 15! 


CFCF Round 2 (1)

Community First Cares Foundation partners with the Cultural Council
of Greater Jacksonville to award $10,000 in individual artist grants

The Community First Cares Foundation, in collaboration with the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville, hosted the 2nd annual Entrepreneur Symposium for Creatives: Every Artist is a Small Business on Saturday, August 18 at the
Ritz Theater and Museum in Jacksonville's historic LaVilla neighborhood. At the event, the Community First Cares Foundation awarded five $1,000 individual grants to local artists in the community. Read more about the winners in our press release.

A second round of grants is now open for applications, with five recipients receiving awards during November’s Every Single Artist Lounge scheduled for Tuesday, November 13 at the Museum of Science and History. The application window for the second round of grants is open now through October 18. 

 Apply for a Grant


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We are so proud to partner with the Sing Out Loud Festival again this year as presenting sponsor! From September 1-23, you can enjoy some amazing music in St. Augustine.

Stop by our St. Johns branch, located at 3581 N. Ponce De Leon Blvd. on Sept. 14 and enter to win two tickets to the sold out Betty Griffin Center Concert featuring Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit, The Decemberists, and Lucero at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre on Saturday, September 22! While you're there, enjoy live music from The Willowwacks and complimentary refreshments.

Visit the Sing Out Loud Website
for the full lineup, schedule, venues, ticket info, and more.



Florida Blue | moveUP Financial Wellness Series:
Three Strategies to Get out of Debt

Join us as we continue our VIP interactive seminars focused on helping you moveUP and empower yourself. During this exciting, fast-paced, complimentary seminar, we’ll help you learn three effective strategies for paying off your debt and putting more money in your pocket. 

As part of our moveUP Financial Wellness Program, we’ve partnered with Florida Blue to host these informative sessions at their conveniently located community centers. And we’ll even provide a free meal at every seminar. Plus, everyone who attends gets a special moveUP gift on us!

  • Learn how to get out of debt and stay out of debt
  • Learn 3 effective options to help you pay off your debt faster
  • Take away tips and tricks to accelerate your financial plans and save money
  • Get a complimentary guide and free consultation
  • Enjoy a complimentary meal
  • Receive a special moveUP gift as a thank you for attending
  • And much more!

 RSVP for one of our September events:


Visit our helpful moveUP Modules
to learn more about how to pay off debt, including credit cards.

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Best practices for dealing with your credit card bills

  1. Think before you buy.
  2. Pay more than the minimum balance due.
  3. Make sure you can pay your balance fully before the end of the promotional period.

Our staff has the tools and resources to help you get out of debt so you can live a happier life!



Online & Mobile Banking Updates

In late August, we made some enhancements to the look and feel of our online and mobile banking platforms. Members will now experience bigger, bolder look and feel, a new high contrast option available for better accessibility, improved access to Bill Pay, and other minor improvements for ease of use. 

Check out our new look!

Log In to Online Banking

Don’t have an account? No problem.

Enroll today and bank where you want, when you want.

Stay up-to-date on all of our latest news, events, and other happenings by following us on social media. We post regularly to keep you informed.


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