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DECEMBER 2014
 

We hope you enjoy the first edition of the Parks Heritage FCU Newsletter!  

Our mission is to update members with new product and service announcements, industry news, and company highlights.  Your feedback is valuable so if there is anything you would like to see added to this quarterly broadcast, please let us know.

Anthony LaPointe, CEO      


The Parks Heritage office will be CLOSED
Christmas Day & New Year's Day

For your convenience,
 the drive-thru will be open on Christmas Eve until noon

In This Issue


NEW YEAR, NEW HOURS

In an effort to provide the best coverage and service possible, Parks Heritage is changing it's hours of operation to reflect extended evenings and weekends!

Effective January 1st, 2015


For a limited time, Parks Heritage FCU is offering 36-month CDs, at 1.50% with 1.51% APY.
This offer will expire on December 31st, so hurry in and lock-in these great rates today!

Time is running out for Skip-a-Pay and Holiday Loans! Make the most of your holiday budget with a little help from Parks Heritage. Apply Online or come see us at the branch.

Real Estate for Sale


Cape Cod style home for sale at 9 King Street, in Fort Edward! This great property features 3 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, hardwoods, new carpet, freshly painted interior, an oversized garage, and much more...  
Tips for Taxes
Adirondack Financial & Planning Services

The end of the year will be here soon, but there's still time to take some steps to reduce tax liability...  Read more


OH, THE PLACES YOU'LL GO!
We, at Parks Heritage FCU, believe in the importance of educating young minds.

In addition to the variety of scholarships offered over the years, this year Parks Heritage has decided to partner with the NY Credit Union Association to offer students more options!

Guidelines and application are available online, or at the Parks Heritage branch office.  Deadline for submission is January 31st, 2015.

Santa Claus is Coming to Parks Heritage!

Attention all kids, big and small!  Mark your calendars for pictures with Santa, last minute Christmas wishes, or just a jolly good time!

Santa will be at Parks Heritage Tuesday, December 23rd.

Santa and his elves look forward to seeing you there!

Check-In
Online Banking

Can't make it to the branch?  No problem!  Try the Parks Heritage Check-In feature on the mobile app.  Simply snap a photo of a check and upload the image directly to your checking account for deposit. 


Parks Heritage is proud to sponsor the 2015 South High Marathon Dance again this year!  This incredible event is held every March by students at South Glens Falls High School, who gather to raise money and dance for 28 hours straight, all in the name of local people and charities who need help.  

In the 37 years that this event has been held, the students and community have raised over 4.2 million dollars and contributed to more than 322 causes.  If you are interested in donating, you can visit the website and sponsor a dancer or make a general donation... Donate to SHMD

Blueberry "Boy-Bait" Bread

If you have been enjoying the baked goods for sale in the lobby (benefiting the FSA of Glens Falls Adopt-a-Family program), here is a staff favorite made by Csilla Bell, for you to try at home!
 

2 cups all purpose flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup margarine or oil
1 cup milk
2 eggs

TOPPING
2-3 cups blueberries
1 cup sugar
1 cup cinnamon

  Preheat oven to 350�, then grease and lightly flour a 9 x 13 inch baking pan (tapping out excess flour) 
  Combine first 7 ingredients in a large bowl and beat for 3 minutes, then pour batter into cake pan
  Arrange 2 cups of berries on top of batter, then sprinkle sugar and cinnamon over the top
  Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until cake tester comes out dry
  Cut into squares and serve with whipped topping as dessert, or without topping as breakfast

Share the Credit Union Love

Credit Unions have a long history of satisfying members, consistently ranking higher than banks and thrifts in the Annual Banker/Gallup opinion poll.  If you're a satisfied member, why not share the secret with your loved ones?  Because you are a member at Parks Heritage Federal Credit Union, your relatives are also welcome to join!

As members, your loved ones will experience the same benefits of Credit Union membership as you! They, too, will benefit from our expert advice, low rates on loans, high dividends on savings and certificates, and excellent customer service!

Share the secret.  Tell your loved ones about the advantages of being a member at Parks Heritage FCU, and encourage them to contact us!