Northern Savings celebrates Co-operative week and Credit Union Day

  • Oct. 12, 2012 1:00 p.m.

Submitted by NSCU–Northern Savings Credit Union joins co-operatives around the world during this week to celebrate International Co-operative Week, an annual event aimed at recognizing the economic and social contributions of co-operatives. This week includes International Credit Union Day, celebrated annually on the third Thursday of October.Co-operative Week and Credit Union Day provide us with the opportunity to celebrate our co-operative principles, connect with our community, and thank our members for choosing Northern Savings Credit Union as their financial institution.The theme of this year’s Co-operative Week is Co-operative Enterprises Build a Better World, which holds true to Northern Savings’ core business statement of strengthening and growing our northwest BCcommunities and members, and our organization.Northern Savings believes building a better world, starts in our own back yard. Having the skills and knowledge to make informed and effective financial decisions helps build stronger communities and a stronger world. During co-operative week, our staff will be offering financial literacy camps at some schools – the camps are designed to provide youth basic financial knowledge and money management skills. Branches will also be hosting a Member Appreciation Day with special prizes and a free BBQ.For more info, visit www.northsave.com