By Cindy Kurtz on Wednesday, Jul 6th, 2016
Category: Press Releases

Ideal Credit Union to Build First Credit Union in Stillwater, MN

(Woodbury, MN - July 6, 2016) Ideal Credit Union recently celebrated the groundbreaking of its newest location in Stillwater with a “ceremonial groundbreaking” held onsite on June 22, 2016. In attendance were members of the Ideal CU senior leadership team and board members joined by the Greater Stillwater Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Robin Anthony, MnCUN Vice President of MnIPC Dean Scholl, MnCUN Director of Communications Andrea Molnau, James Steele & Company Senior Field Superintendent Mike Sonnek, Collaborative Design Group Incorporated Principal Bill Hickey and Architect Elizabeth “Bess” McCollough. The new office is scheduled to open in late fall of 2016.

Construction has already begun on the new branch in Stillwater, making Ideal CU the first credit union to operate in the community. The new Stillwater office is being designed by Collaborative Design Group, Inc. and constructed by James Steele & Company. The branch will be located at 2020 Washington Avenue and the design of the new 3,000 square-foot branch is similar to the Ideal CU location recently opened in Inver Grove Heights. The Stillwater Ideal CU branch will feature free Wi-Fi, two 24/7 drive-up ATMs and a self-service coin counting machine. Hours will be Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Mortgage Services and Wealth Advisor Investment Services will be available in branch on an as-requested basis.

“We are excited to become Stillwater’s first credit union and offer a more contemporary approach to traditional banking,” said Ideal CU President/CEO Brian Sherrick. “Since announcing our expansion to Stillwater we have received extremely positive feedback from not only our members, but potential members who are anxious to experience the ‘ideal’ difference in financial services.”

Founded in 1926, Ideal Credit Union is a member owned financial institution that specializes in providing excellent member service, great rates and convenience. Ideal CU offers a complete range of services, including a full suite of electronic banking products – such as Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Android Pay, Mobile Check Deposit, Mobile Banking etc. Ideal also offers traditional banking products which include savings, Free Checking, competitively priced vehicle loans, mortgage products and title services, an exclusive annual VIP member payback, business services, investment services and more. Ideal Credit Union is conveniently located in Inver Grove Heights, Hugo, North St. Paul, Eagan, and Woodbury in addition to the Student Branch at Tartan High School in Oakdale.

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