Unity One CU informs: Alyssa Guillory wins YP Representative of the Year

Alyssa.jpgOriginally posted on the Cornerstone Leaguer

Unity One Credit Union in Fort Worth has a new award winner on staff! Director of Community and Public Relations Alyssa Guillory was recognized as the Young Professional (YP) Representative of the Year at Cornerstone Credit Union League's recent YP Conference in Dallas.

The purpose of the YP Representative of the Year award is to recognize individuals age 40 and younger who have demonstrated leadership and a passion for making a difference in the credit union movement and who have engaged in the credit union movement as a YP representative of their credit union.

Kathy Jones, North Tarrant branch manager at the $228 million credit union, said in her nomination of Guillory that she's seen first-hand how much pride Guillory takes in serving the credit union and the community.

"It is a personal passion of hers, and she has worked tirelessly to provide education opportunities to teachers and students that may not have been otherwise available," Jones said. "This year to date, Alyssa has spent over 50 hours, including nights and weekends, teaching over 500 area students in grades K-12."

Guillory started in the credit union industry when she was 20 years old—a junior in college with little knowledge about credit unions. But, Guillory said, she spent the next few years "learning the powerful impacts credit unions make in the lives of their members. It was during those years that I learned not only about the importance of return on marketing investment, but the intangible ROI you receive when helping a member fulfill their dreams. Seeing first-hand how a simple 'yes' or a little financial nudge could help change a member’s life forever changed mine."

In her current role as the director of community and public relations at Unity One, Guillory can put to work her nine years of technical industry knowledge along with her passion for helping others through community outreach. Some of her other career highlights with Unity One include:

• Organized the largest Random Act of Kindness event in company history, with an attendance of more than 1,500 residents, and
• Organized community school supply giveaway affecting over 400 children living in impoverished areas.

Cornerstone Credit Union League SVP Credit Union Relations said of Guillory, "We at Cornerstone are thrilled with the talented young professionals we are seeing in credit unions today. Alyssa Guillory is an excellent representative of the leadership her generation has to offer, and we expect great things from her in the future. I offer my sincere congratulations to this rising credit union star."

Contact Us

About Unity One Credit Union

Established in 1927, Unity One Credit Union is the oldest credit union in Texas. A member-driven and not-for-profit cooperative, Unity One CU served the employees and families of the BNSF Railway for 70 years. However, after transferring its corporate headquarters to Fort Worth in 1998, the credit union expanded its field of membership to include other non-railroad companies, organizations and individuals. 

Today, anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Fort Worth, Blue Mound, Saginaw, Haslet, Keller, Colleyville, Bedford, North Richland Hills, Southlake, St. Paul, MN and Kansas City, KS may apply for membership. Unity One CU has eight branches to serve over 30,000 members nationwide. For more information about Unity One Credit Union, visit www.unityone.org. Think outside the bank.™

Unity One CU informs: Kansas City car show postponed due to weather

Due to the forecasted severe thunderstorms this weekend in Kansas City, we have decided to postpone the car show until Saturday, October 8. We hope to see everyone then!

Car_Show_-_4x6.jpg

Unity One CU informs: Inver Grove Heights Move

Inver_Grove_distance_shot_closer_WITH_SIGN_ENEWS.jpgNEW BRANCH - INVER GROVE HEIGHTS

MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2016

Unity One Credit Union is relocating from downtown Saint Paul to Inver Grove Heights in October. The Cray Plaza branch is closing, and its last business day will be September 27. We look forward to serving you at our new branch located at 5300 Robert Trail South, Ste. 100, starting Monday, October 3.

Lobby Hours: 
Monday- Thursday: 9AM- 5PM
Friday: 9AM- 6PM
Saturday: 9AM- 1PM

Find a Unity One Branch

About Unity One Credit Union

Established in 1927, Unity One Credit Union is the oldest credit union in Texas. A member-driven and not-for-profit cooperative, Unity One CU served the employees and families of the BNSF Railway for 70 years. However, after transferring its corporate headquarters to Fort Worth in 1998, the credit union expanded its field of membership to include other non-railroad companies, organizations and individuals. 

Today, anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Fort Worth, Blue Mound, Saginaw, Haslet, Keller, Colleyville, Bedford, North Richland Hills, Southlake, St. Paul, MN and Kansas City, KS may apply for membership. Unity One CU has eight branches to serve over 30,000 members nationwide. For more information about Unity One Credit Union, visit www.unityone.org. Think outside the bank.™

Unity One CU informs: Kick off a healthy new school year with these tips!

WH_Back_to_School_2016.jpgAs summer winds down, many families are gearing up for the start of a new school year. Here are a few tips from our friends at the BlueZones Project to encourage students to get moving and put their brains in gear. 

Help students downshift from the summer to the school year by establishing consistent bedtimes and routines.

Make time to discuss their homework, school activities and any issues they have each day. 

Limit use of their electronic devices in their bedrooms. Excessive screentime has been
shown to make it harder to get a good night's rest.

Fill the refrigerator with water and limit the sugary drinks.

Plan healthy meals in advance, including setting out fruit and vegetables in places children
can easily access. 

You can also help your children get on the right financial path early by opening up a youth savings account in their name. Contact us for more information!

Contact Us

About Unity One Credit Union

Established in 1927, Unity One Credit Union is the oldest credit union in Texas. A member-driven and not-for-profit cooperative, Unity One CU served the employees and families of the BNSF Railway for 70 years. However, after transferring its corporate headquarters to Fort Worth in 1998, the credit union expanded its field of membership to include other non-railroad companies, organizations and individuals. 

Today, anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Fort Worth, Blue Mound, Saginaw, Haslet, Keller, Colleyville, Bedford, North Richland Hills, Southlake, St. Paul, MN and Kansas City, KS may apply for membership. Unity One CU has eight branches to serve over 30,000 members nationwide. For more information about Unity One Credit Union, visit www.unityone.org. Think outside the bank.™

Unity One CU informs: Information on the HEI hotel data breach

HEI Hotels and Resorts reported on August 15 that their payment system had been breached. If you believe that your debit or credit card were affected, please contact Unity One directly. 

Here is the story originally reported from CU Today

NORWALK, Conn.–A company that operates 20 hotels across a number of well-known brands has become the latest to report a data breach.

HEI Hotels and Resorts, which operates hotels that include Marriott, Starwood, Sheraton and Westin brands, are all affected by the breach.

"We are pleased to report that the incident has now been contained and individuals can safely use payment cards at our properties," the company said in a statement.

Similar to other breaches, HEI said that "unauthorized individuals" had installed malware on its payment processing systems at these affected properties that was able to capture payment card information at the point of purchase. The systems were run by MICROS, which was acquired by Oracle in 2014.

Reportedly, the malware was first discovered in June and primarily at payment systems used at restaurants, bars, spas and lobby shops at the hotels. It is believed to have been put in place in March.

The company declined to say how many customers are affected, but a spokesperson confirmed that tens of thousands of transactions are involved. The company said customer names, account numbers, payment card expiration dates and verification codes are all likely to have been stolen.

According to HEI, the affected properites include: Starwood’s Westin hotels in Minneapolis; Pasadena, Calif.; Philadelphia; Snowmass, Colo.; Washington, D.C.; and Fort Lauderdale. Also affected were Starwood properties in Arlington, Va.; Manchester Village, Vt.; San Francisco; Miami and Nashville, Tenn..

The Marriott properties affected were in Boca Raton, Fla.; Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas; Chicago; San Diego and Minneapolis.

Contact Us  

Unity One CU Scheduled Maintenance (August 2016)

System Maintenance will be conducted on the following days. This may affect online, mobile and telephone banking performance temporarily. Thanks for your patience.

 

  • Tuesday, August 16, 7-12 midnight
  • Wednesday, August 31, 7-12 midnight


Contact Us

 

Unity One CU informs: Car Wash at the Stockyards Branch

Join us at our Stockyards branch this Saturday, August 13 for a car wash benefiting the Muñoz Taekwondo Team. All proceeds will aid their team in representing the USA at the World Taekwondo Federation Championship. 

13940916_10207814663458307_1066675247_n_1.jpg

 

Unity One CU informs: Classic Car Show

Join Unity One Credit Union for our 2nd annual Classic Car Show in Kansas City, KS! There will be free food, great music and door prizes for those in attendance. 

Classic cars on display include:
• 1930 Model A C-Cab
• 1939 Chevy Master
• 1967 Camaro SS
• 1970 Monte Carlo
• AND MORE

We hope to see you there!

FB_Event_Art.jpg

Contact Us

About Unity One Credit Union

Established in 1927, Unity One Credit Union is the oldest credit union in Texas. A member-driven and not-for-profit cooperative, Unity One CU served the employees and families of the BNSF Railway for 70 years. However, after transferring its corporate headquarters to Fort Worth in 1998, the credit union expanded its field of membership to include other non-railroad companies, organizations and individuals. 

Today, anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Fort Worth, Blue Mound, Saginaw, Haslet, Keller, Colleyville, Bedford, North Richland Hills, Southlake, St. Paul, MN and Kansas City, KS may apply for membership. Unity One CU has eight branches to serve over 30,000 members nationwide. For more information about Unity One Credit Union, visit www.unityone.org. Think outside the bank.™

Unity One CU informs: Boat Loan Sale

August is officially Unity One's boat month. To celebrate, we are reducing boat rates and extending terms. Let one of our local partners help you find the perfect boat for you.

They'll have you saying: "I got 99 problems but a boat ain't one!"

Boat_Show_Sale_-_Flyer-1.jpg

I would like to speak with a loan officer.

 

Unity One CU informs: Gear Up 4 School

Join us at our annual Gear Up 4 School event at the Stockyards branch on Saturday, August 20, from 8 - 10 a.m. There will be free school supplies, great music and entertainment for the kids. 

*Students must be present to receive school supplies. First come, first served. While supplies last.

Gear_Up_-_Plasma_Ad.jpg

Find a Unity One Branch

About Unity One Credit Union

Established in 1927, Unity One Credit Union is the oldest credit union in Texas. A member-driven and not-for-profit cooperative, Unity One CU served the employees and families of the BNSF Railway for 70 years. However, after transferring its corporate headquarters to Fort Worth in 1998, the credit union expanded its field of membership to include other non-railroad companies, organizations and individuals. 

Today, anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in Fort Worth, Blue Mound, Saginaw, Haslet, Keller, Colleyville, Bedford, North Richland Hills, Southlake, St. Paul, MN and Kansas City, KS may apply for membership. Unity One CU has eight branches to serve over 30,000 members nationwide. For more information about Unity One Credit Union, visit www.unityone.org. Think outside the bank.™

Like, Follow, and engage with us Socially

Stay in-the-know by finding us on one of our many social media platforms. With information about upcoming events, scheduled maintence, and much more, you're sure to see the benefit of engaging and banking with Unity One!