Have you heard of Romance Scams? According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), which provides the public with a means of reporting Internet-facilitated crimes, romance scams—also called confidence fraud—result in the highest amount of financial losses to victims when compared to other online crimes. Read more for tips and a short video from the FBI to avoid falling victim.
On Monday, October 9, Heartland Credit Union participated in CU Forward Day by volunteering at North Valley Park in Inver Grove Heights, MN. CU Forward Day is a statewide event among credit unions to spread kindness in the communities they serve.
We’re excited to announce that the Minnesota Commerce Department has approved our request to expand our geographical field of membership to four additional Minnesota counties. Heartland can now offer credit union membership to businesses and individuals who live, work, volunteer, worship or attend school in Ramsey, Washington, Hennepin and Carver Counties.
On July 27th, Miracle Treat Day, Heartland Credit Union (Heartland) offered to buy members a Blizzard® to thank them for their membership, while helping raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Over 140 Heartland members, across the United States, took advantage of the offer.
Last week, Heartland employees participated in a hosted celebration for credit unions at the St. Paul Saints game.
Congratulations to the following members for being awarded this year’s Heartland Scholarships:
$1,000 Winner – Justin, from New Prague, MN
$500 Winner – Taylor, from Lonsdale, MN
$500 Winner – Nicole, from Inver Grove Heights, MN
The following nominees were elected to serve the following terms on the Heartland Board of Directors.
- Jeremy Hjelm (incumbent) – 3 year term
- Gene Traxler (incumbent) – 3 year term
- Kent Zimmer – 3 year term
Heartland Credit Union (Heartland) was once again the main sponsor of the Inver Grove Heights, MN Egg Hunt, coordinated by Inver Grove Heights Park and Recreation.
We’ve just been notified of a new scam that we’d like to warn you about, that appears to come from Western Union.
Heartland staff visits with legislators at the Minnesota state capitol.