1st Ed Credit Union opened a new branch in Hanover, Pennsylvania in October 2019. This is 1st Ed’s third full-service location offering consumer banking services, including checking and savings accounts, low-rate consumer loans such as first mortgages and auto loans, a walk-up 24-hour ATM, and financial seminars and workshops for the members and community.
“We’re excited to have the opportunity to serve our existing and future members who live in York and Adams Counties from this new convenient location,” stated Kelly Childress, CEO of 1st Ed. “Our Hanover Branch symbolizes our ongoing commitment to provide quality financial products and services to those in our footprint. We hope to strengthen our relationships in York and Adams Counties by giving back to the communities we serve, attending local activities and events, and providing financial education efforts that will educate them on topics from paying for college to planning for retirement.”
Hanover Branch Ribbon Cutting
On Tuesday, October 15, 1st Ed Credit Union celebrated a ribbon-cutting in conjunction with the Hanover Area and Gettysburg Adams Chambers of Commerce. An actual ribbon of money was cut at Tuesday’s ribbon cutting. CEO, Kelly Childress, center, strategically placed the scissors between bills, while surrounded by 1st Ed associates and board members, Hanover Area and Gettysburg Adams Chambers, Legislator Dan Moul, and community supporters.
After the cutting of the ribbon, Wendy Abplanalp, Branch Manager; Kelly Childress; Laureen Lutz, Vice President of Retail Delivery; and Amy Bortner, Business Development Coordinator presented a check to the Hanover Public School District for $1,000 to Hanover Public School District Superintendent Dr. John Scola.
Hanover Branch Grand Opening
On Saturday, October 19, 1st Ed Credit Union held a grand opening event at their new Hanover Branch. Nearly 150 attendees had the chance to pick up giveaways, spin the prize wheel with Froggy 107.7, have their faces painted and enjoy free food as well as take advantage of special offers for opening new accounts and loans. Attendees also had a chance to enter to win grand prizes and door prizes which included $1,000, $500 and $250 cash, Amazon Fire HD®, gift baskets, gift cards, and gift certificates during the event.