CULookup.com Kicks Off The Great Credit Union Contest

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 Contacts: David Frankil
703-842-2226
dfrankil@nafcu.org 

Patty Briotta
703-200-4600
pbriotta@nafcu.org  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 8, 2010
 

CULOOKUP.COM KICKS OFF “THE GREAT CREDIT UNION CONTEST”
Participants eligible to win Discover® gift cards and prizes
 

WASHINGTON — NAFCU Services Corporation (www.nafcu.org/nafcuservices) today announced “The Great Credit Union Contest” powered by the credit union locator website CULookup.com. The contest offers credit union members the opportunity to share what makes their credit union great and compete for an assortment of prizes, including $500 Discover® gift cards.

Eligible credit union members can enter the contest, which runs through July 7, 2010, by submitting a form online at www.CULookup.com/contest. Contestants are asked to submit a short essay or video explaining in their own words why their credit union is great. Consumers who are not credit union members are encouraged to find a credit union to join on www.CULookup.com and then enter the contest.

“Credit unions have gained in popularity because people have come to appreciate the excellent service and low fees they offer,” said David Frankil, president of NAFCU Services Corporation. “Members of credit unions are more than willing to help other consumers discover the benefits of joining one. That’s what ‘The Great Credit Union Contest’ is about—bringing together those positive sentiments and sharing them to help further extol the virtues of credit unions.”

NAFCU Services Corporation will post winning entries on CULookup.com following the contest as testimonials to help further promote the benefits of credit unions to consumers.

The grand prize winners and runner-ups selected by NAFCU Services will be announced during NAFCU’s 43rd Annual Conference & Exhibition in Chicago, July 20-24.

The following prizes will be awarded:

  1. Two first-place prizes - $500 Discover gift card
  2. Four second-place prizes - $250 Discover gift card
  3. 15 third-place prizes - CULookup.com t-shirt
  4. 30 fourth-place prizes - CULookup.com coffee mug

About NAFCU Services Corporation
NAFCU Services Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU). Since 1975, NAFCU Services has partnered with the industry’s leading solutions providers to offer value-added products and services at a discount to credit unions. Currently, it offers 27 Preferred Partner programs to the credit union community, and maintains the credit union locator website, CULookup.com. For more information about NAFCU Services Corporation, please visit www.nafcu.org/nafcuservices.