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Community Involvement

We strive to make a difference

Via Credit Union is part of the communities where our members and staff live and work! Through various community events, ViaCU strives to make a difference. Below includes a partial listing of events ViaCU participates in each year.

Awards

Chronicle-Tribune Greatest Awards

The Chronicle-Tribune readers voted Via Credit Union the GREATEST CREDIT UNION in Grant County for the FIFTEENTH year in a row!

ViaCU was also awarded:

  • Greatest Place to get an Loan
  • Greatest Place to get an Auto Loan
  • Greatest Place to Work
  • Greatest Investment Company

CUNA Diamond Awards

Via Credit Union was honored to receive two Diamond Awards by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Marketing & Business Development Council.  ViaCU won a Diamond Award in the One-Time Event category for 85 Acts of Kindness and in the Complete Campaign category for 1% Cash Back campaign.

Central Indiana Top Workplaces 2022

Via Credit Union was awarded a Top Workplaces 2022 honor by The Indianapolis Star. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage, LLC.  The anonymous survey uniquely measures 15 culture drivers that are critical to the succuss of any organization: including alignment, execution, and connection, just to name a few.

chronicle-tribune award

 

Diamond AwardsTop Workplace 2022


 

CASA Sand Sculpture Artfest

ViaCU participates in the annual CASA fundraiser by creating a sand sculpture.  Pictured is Sam Bacon, Ashley Slain and Kim Speidel creating a bee with the theme: "Thank you for BEE-ING child advocates".

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Sand Castle


Financial Literacy

Staff teaches students to prepare for their future by teaching financial literacy through the Junior Achievement economics program and classroom visits.

financial literacy


Nurse's Aid

Staff and members make donations to the Nurse's Aid program through Jean Days and by purchasing fundraiser items. Each year, ViaCU is able to provide area school nurses with over $8,000 worth of items such as lice shampoo, clothing and personal hygiene items! In addition, an anonymous member donated homemade hats and gloves.

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Nurses Aid


Parades

ViaCU enjoys participating at small town parades throughout the year.

employees at parades


Cancer Services Walk of Hope

ViaCU staff raised $1,750 in donations through Jeans Days in early spring and/or walked the mile Walk of Hope for Cancer Services of Grant County!

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Cancer Services


Angel Tree Programs

Each Christmas season the staff of ViaCU generously contributes to the Angel Tree Program that provides gifts to children in need in our community.

angel tree


Scholarships

ViaCU recognizes the importance of education, which is why we offer six $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors who are a member of ViaCU, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  ViaCU is proud to announce the 2022 winners:

  • Karianna Bilbee
  • Kaylin Clamme
  • Mikayla Frank
  • Lillian Ludlow
  • Casandra Mounsey
  • Seth O'Blenis

Scholarship Winners


Stocked Local Food Pantries

Non-perishable food and toiletries were collected at each branch. 

  • East Marion: The Harvest House
  • Gas City: The Well
  • Hartford City: Senior Center
  • South Marion: Homeland Mission
  • Warsaw: Combined Community Service
  • West Marion: Salvation Army

food pantries


Teacher Appreciation

ViaCU provides local teachers with a small gift to thank them for all of their hard work during Teacher Appreciation Week.

Teacher Appreciation


Teacher Grants

Via Credit Union awarded 15 grants totaling over $5,300 to local teachers for the funding of special classroom projects in 2021.  Over the years, ViaCU has funded 131 projects totaling over $52,500 to area teachers.

Teacher Grant Winners


Warsaw Parks Dept Events

Warsaw staff and Coindexter Kid’s Club mascot, Piggy Banks, attend multiple events throughout the year. Some of the fun includes roasting s’mores by the campfire at the Fall Fest and serving popcorn at Summer Movie Nights.

Warsaw Park