Heritage South Community Credit Union Provides Scholarships for EMT Training

When you dial 911 with a medical emergency, you know you need assistance quickly. But what if there are insufficient EMTs to handle the volume of emergency calls? Seeing a need to address staffing shortages, Bedford County EMS launched a training program with a path to earning an EMT license without attending a university or […]

Knoxville TVA Employees Credit Union Names New President & CEO

The Board of Directors of Knoxville TVA Employees Credit Union (KTVAECU) announced Lynn Summers has been named president and chief executive officer, effective August 3, 2023. Lynn Summers replaced Glenn W. Siler, who retired on April 30, 2023, after 49 years of service at KTVAECU, including 17 years as president and CEO. “The Board of […]

ORNL Federal Credit Union Selects New President & CEO

The Board of Directors of ORNL Federal Credit Union (ORNL FCU) announced that Jenny Vipperman has been named president and chief executive officer, effective Oct. 1. Vipperman will replace Colin Anderson, who will retire after serving over 10 years at ORNL FCU, including eight years as president. “I am honored and excited to be joining […]

Clinchfield Federal Credit Union Hosts Photo Contest

Clinchfield Federal Credit Union has been doing a little remodeling with the offices in Erwin and came up with a fun way to get the membership involved with decorating around the credit union. The staff reached out to the membership through email and social media to submit pictures that represent Unicoi County where Clinchfield FCU […]

Credit Unions Support Communities with Back-to-School Initiatives

With the credit union principle of Concern for the Community, it is only fitting that credit unions are helping with back-to-school initiatives. Here’s a highlight of how some Tennessee credit unions help welcome teachers and students to the 2023-2024 school year! Leaders Credit Union Leaders Credit Union in Jackson, Tenn., helps serve the surrounding eight […]

Eastman Credit Union Announces New Executive Team Member

Eastman Credit Union announced Matt Smith was promoted as the organization’s Chief Marketing and Analytics Officer, effective July 31. Smith formerly served as ECU’s Director of Project Management and Data Analytics and has nearly 20 years of ECU experience. Smith began his ECU career as a seasonal teller while attending college and has successfully held […]

ORNL FCU Hosts 75th Anniversary Cookout

On August 6, 1948 – ORNL Federal Credit Union was established. To commemorate its 75th anniversary, ORNL FCU hosted a cookout on Friday, Aug. 4, at its headquarters in Oak Ridge. Current and former employees, members, local representatives and community organizations participated in the diamond anniversary celebration.

Bowater Credit Union Collects Items for Christmas in July 

Another successful Christmas in July at Bowater Credit Union! Every year Bowater Credit Union holds a toy and coat drive with and for the Goodfellows. Each branch is given a huge black tote for their lobby to collect coats and toys throughout the month of July. “As one can imagine large totes are not the […]