Member News

    Grief through the Holidays Bereavement Support Group to start November 10th

    Grief through the Holidays Bereavement Support Group to
    start November 10th

    Hospice Volunteers of Waterville Area will offer a 9-week Grief through the Holidays support group for people grieving the loss of a loved one. It is a time limited bereavement group meant to support individuals through the holidays which can be a difficult time. The group will meet on Tuesdays from 6:30-8:00 pm starting November 10th and will be facilitated by trained hospice volunteers. Meetings will be held virtually. Technical guidance is available. Contact Jillian Roy, Bereavement Coordinator, for more information or to join the group. Phone 873-3615 x 19 or email jroy@hvwa.org.

    REFI Your Ride — Connected Credit Union

    Refinance and lower your current loan rate by as much as 1.50% and earn up to $300 cash back! Offer ends October 31, 2020. Our lending team is ready when you are with credit union friendly rates as low as 2.99% APR* to help you lower your monthly payment! Visit our Winslow or Augusta locations or learn more online at connectedcreditunion.org.

    *Annual Percentage Rate. Loans subject to credit approval. The amount of the cash rebate is based on the balance of the refinanced loan amount. Consult with a loan officer for more information. Loans currently financed with Connected CU or Winslow Community FCU are not eligible for this offer. Membership eligibility required.

    Contact Info:
    • Address: 12 Monument Street, Winslow
    • Primary Phone: (207) 872-2636
    • Email: ccu@connectedcreditunion.org

    The Importance of Credit History (Part 3 of 3 series) — New Dimensions Federal Credit Union

    Read below for the third and final part on the importance of knowing what makes up your credit score.

    https://newdimensionsfcu.com/2020/09/01/the-importance-of-credit-history-part-3-of-3-series/

    Contact Info:
    • Address: 94 Silver Street, Waterville
    • Primary Phone: (207) 872-2771
    • Email: tpoissonnier@newdimensionsfcu.com

    How to make your garden work for you this year. — New Dimensions Federal Credit Union

    Do you have a lot of extra produce from your gardens that you are worried will spoil before you can eat it? No worries, we have some yummy recipes that you can freeze and eat later this fall/winter.

    Read more here!

    Contact Info:
    • Address: 94 Silver Street, Waterville
    • Primary Phone: (207) 872-2771
    • Email: tpoissonnier@newdimensionsfcu.com

    New Dimensions has new loan payment options… — New Dimensions Federal Credit Union

    New Dimensions understands that there will be times when you need to make a payment from an external account and have worked to find a solution. Announcing our new user-friendly, quick, and easy method of making your loan payments with us. For more information visit our website. 

    Contact Info:
    • Address: 94 Silver Street, Waterville
    • Primary Phone: (207) 872-2771
    • Email: tpoissonnier@newdimensionsfcu.com

    U.S. Army National Hiring Days — Waterville Army Career Center

    The U.S. Army is filling 10,000 full-time & part-time positions throughout our 150 initial entry career paths during our National Hiring Days between 30 June 2020 – 02 July 2020. $2,000 sign on bonuses as well as other qualified bonuses are available during this time. Please contact our office at (207) 873-2594 to find out what you’re qualified for.

    Contact Info:
    • Address: 270 Kennedy Memorial Drive, Waterville
    • Primary Phone: 207-873-2594
    • Email: angela.m.miers.mil@mail.mil

    Connected Credit Union announces a new partnership with Winslow Community Federal Credit Union — Winslow Community Federal Credit Union

    (Augusta, MEConnected Credit Union announces a new partnership with Winslow Community Federal Credit Union.

    Connected Credit Union and Winslow Community Federal Credit Union are two financially strong not-for-profit cooperatives that have combined resources to become one financial institution, serving Kennebec, Somerset, Lincoln and Waldo, Counties. 

    Richard Lachance, CEO of Connected Credit Union said “The name Connected Credit Union will remain, as we feel it is a perfect fit for our combined memberships.  We think of this partnership as a reflection of the larger community we will serve and of connecting the entire membership through technology and personal relationships to foster financial success.”

    “What makes this so exciting is that both institutions share a common culture and provide like services.  We are building financial security for the members we serve and this bright, new partnership will provide great opportunity” said Cathy Bond, President of Winslow Community Federal Credit Union 

    While this is considered a merger from a regulatory standpoint, all parties involved view this as a coming together of like institutions and a “win, win” for all.  This partnership positions us for continued growth and sustainability while meeting the needs of our members.  All existing branch locations will remain open, providing full-service to members.

    Connected Credit Union was originally chartered in 1967 while Winslow was charted in 1958.  Both credit unions have a long-standing tradition in their communities, having served their respective memberships since 1967 and 1958.  Connected Credit Union will now have more than 8400 members with assets of $100MM.

    For More Information

    Contact: Richard Lachance CEO

    (207) 623-3857 ext 1204

    rlachance@connectedcreditunion.org

    Contact Info:
    • Address: 12 Monument Street, Winslow
    • Primary Phone: (207) 872-2636
    • Email: memberservices@wcfcu.com

    Maine Credit Unions Campaign for Ending Hunger $100,000 Challenge — New Dimensions Federal Credit Union

    Our neighbors need our help! From now through July 4, New Dimensions FCU will be participating in the Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger $100,000 Challenge. Many Maine families who were food secure are now struggling to put food on the table due to COVID-19. Over the next 30 days, every dollar raised by the Campaign will support Good Shepherd Food Bank and local community food pantries and meal sites. The Campaign has already received its first Challenge pledge of $100,000 to kick-start this fundraising effort—money the Campaign will direct to Good Shepherd Food Bank’s COVID-19 response.

    If you are able, any donation amount helps. Between now and July 4, please consider making a tax-deductible online donation to the campaign at https://campaignforendinghunger.org/donate/.

    Read More Here!

    Contact Info:
    • Address: 61 Grove Street, Waterville
    • Primary Phone: (207) 872-2771
    • Email: tpoissonnier@newdimensionsfcu.com

    When needing to save money~think “Outside the Box!” — New Dimensions Federal Credit Union

    Carrielyn Reynolds, Financial Coordinator has written another one of her fabulous blog articles. What If we told you we had an “outside the box” idea on how to save money for emergencies?
     
    Contact Info:
    • Address: 61 Grove Street, Waterville
    • Primary Phone: (207) 872-2771
    • Email: tpoissonnier@newdimensionsfcu.com

    Tried and True Budgeting Tips That Work — New Dimensions Federal Credit Union

    We could all stand to learn something from the greatest generation (otherwise known as the World War II generation). They have budgeting tips that could put anyone’s budget in tip-top financial shape.

    Read more here!

    Contact Info:
    • Address: 61 Grove Street, Waterville
    • Primary Phone: (207) 872-2771
    • Email: tpoissonnier@newdimensionsfcu.com