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Latest news

June 12, 2024

PenFinancial Credit Union renews Truly Local Grant Program for Another Year of Community Support

In a commitment to bolster community initiatives and empower local charities, PenFinancial proudly announces the return of its Truly Local Grant Program. With a generous allocation of $25,000 in funding, this initiaive aims to uplift and strengthen charitible organizations based in the Niagara and Haldimand communities.

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May 1, 2024

PenFinancial Credit Union CEO Theresa Bird retires, Shari Sekel announced as her successor

PenFinancial’s CEO Theresa Bird announced her retirement, effective April 30, 2024. Following this announcement, the Board of Directors appointed Shari Sekel as the new CEO for PenFinancial, effective today, May 1, 2024.

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Apr 30, 2024

PenFinancial wraps up another successful month of donations for the Prom Project Niagara

As part of their ongoing Truly Local Commitment, PenFinancial has wrapped up another season of collecting donations for the Education Foundation of Niagara’s Prom Project.

The Prom Project offers soon-to-be graduates the chance to shop a selection of pre-loved dresses, suits, shoes, and other accessories completely free of charge.

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Apr 18, 2024

PenFinancial Credit Union announces 2024 Board of Directors

Following another successful Board election and AGM, PenFinancial is pleased to announce the 2024 Board of Directors.

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Apr 2, 2024

Merger discussions between PenFinancial Credit Union and Mainstreet Credit Union conclude

In November 2023, the Board of Directors of PenFinancial Credit Union announced we had engaged in preliminary conversations about a potential merger with Mainstreet Credit Union and a Letter of Intent was signed by both Credit Unions.

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Fast Facts about PenFinancial Credit Union

PenFinancial is a truly local values-based credit union that is committed to improving the lives of over 20,000 members and businesses. We delivers a full range of financial services online, by mobile, and through a network of 8 branches across Niagara and Haldimand County.

Through our Truly Local Commitment, we are a Certified B Corporation and Living Wage employer, and we commit to investing a portion of our profits back into the communities we serve.

Our mission is to improve lives and strengthen communities.

  • Over 20,000 Members strong
  • 100% owned by Members, whom each own a share
  • Over $800 million in assets
  • Our 100 employees live and work in Niagara and Haldimand County
  • Open bonded credit union, anyone can join