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Ideal CU VP of Mortgage Faith Tholkes Named ‘Super Mortgage Professional’ for 4th Time

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(Woodbury, MN – July 23, 2020) Faith Tholkes, Vice President of Mortgage at Ideal Credit Union, has once again been named a “Super Mortgage Professional” for 2020 by Mpls.St.Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business, marking the fourth time she has been recognized as an industry leader. Tholkes was nominated for the award by clients who view her as a mortgage professional who demonstrates exceptional ability and service.

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Ideal Credit Union Named 2020 Star Tribune Top Workplace

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(Woodbury, MN – July16, 2020) Ideal Credit Union has been named a 2020 Top Workplace in Minnesota by the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health and satisfaction. The rankings in the Star Tribune Top Workplaces are based on survey information collected by Energage, an independent company specializing in employee engagement and retention.

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Ideal CU Gives Over $9,200 During Virtual Community Appreciation Events

Virtual Community Appreciation Events 2020

(Woodbury MN – July 9, 2020) Ideal Credit Union’s popular Community Appreciation Events are going virtual this August, making it super easy to attend. Join Ideal online and on social media starting August 11 for fun, community giveback, and a chance to win cash prizes during all five virtual events, including two daily $500 grand prizes, one $250 grand prize and two $50 Bucky Bear youth prizes! All are welcome to join the fun. Registration is open for all five drawings now through August 7, 2020, at

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Ideal CU Offering Social Media Marketing for Business Workshop

June 2020 Social Media Marketing Business Workshop

(Woodbury, MN – June 10, 2020) Ideal Credit Union will host a no-cost Social Media Marketing for Business workshop webinar on Tuesday, June 30 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Join Ideal’s Business Relationship Specialist Josh Anderson, and Linda Grubish, owner of That’s My Idea Marketing, who will share her expertise on using social media to successfully market your business. Topics will include:

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