Presidents Message June 2020
The world sure looks different than it did earlier this year, and we are all working to adapt to a “new normal”. As your trusted financial partner, we are working harder than ever to ensure that we are meeting our members’ needs and providing the very best in member service. As we begin to reopen in our communities, AmeriChoice is preparing our branches to best serve members safely. As of this newsletter date, our branches are currently open by appointment only, with services being offered via drive thru and curb side. When you visit branches as the lobbies reopen, you will notice social distancing signage and plexiglass barriers to protect both members and staff when completing transactions. Masks will be required for mutual protection in branches, and we will keep limited supplies of disposable masks for members who must access a branch but do not have a mask. More details about what to look for and how to protect yourself from COVID related scams are included in this newsletter.
Despite the slowing of business, a new vehicle is something that you may not be able to put off. With dealerships reopening, we recognize that members who need to purchase a car may also still be experiencing financial difficulties. During June and July, we are offering auto loans for members with no payments for 90 days. More information is available in this newsletter, as well as what to watch for when shopping for vehicles with all of the dealer promotions going on. We want to ensure that our members are fully educated when going to make a car purchase, so they may be in the best possible financial situation.
As summer begins to roll in, many of our younger members get excited for our Annual Family Fun Extravaganza. This year, we want the fun to continue, so we will be doing a Virtual event! More details are available in the newsletter about how to sign up for a Fun Kit to pick up and participate with the whole family!
For those with students heading to college in the Fall, we are offering three scholarships through our Teen Club program. Details are available at (link) and the deadline for applications is Friday July 10th.
Finally, AmeriChoice has been nominated this year for FOUR Simply the Best Awards! Voting ends on June 15th-please visit the link in the newsletter email to vote-we truly appreciate it.
As with any storm, we will get through it together. Our team at AmeriChoice is strong and remains positive and ready to serve you.
Anna May Nauss