Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, credit union members around the world will celebrate International Credit Union Day, an event to commemorate the credit union movement’s impact and achievements.

In honor of this special day, BrightStar Credit Union invites its members and the whole community to visit our branches and celebrate for a whole week from October 14th - 18th and enjoy the giveaways commemorating this event. (limited supply).

Credit unions are not-for-profit financial cooperatives that provide an effective and viable alternative to for-profit financial institutions for more than 184 million members in 97 countries worldwide. They exist to serve their members, providing a safe place to save money and access affordable loans.

This year's ICU Day will take place on Oct. 17, 2013. Its theme, "Credit Unions Unite for Good: A Better Way," emphasizes the benefits of cooperation among credit unions worldwide. International Credit Union (ICU) Day® has been celebrated on the third Thursday of October since 1948. The day is recognized to reflect upon the credit union movement's history and to promote its achievements. It is a day to honor those who have dedicated their lives to the movement, recognize the hard work of those working in the credit union industry and show members our appreciation.

Our branches will be celebrating all week long , October 15-18.  Please come by and enjoy complimentary giveaways (while supplies last

Credit unions are recognized as a force for positive economic and social change and have provided significant value in both developed and emerging nations. International Credit Union Day is sponsored by World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU), the international trade association and development agency for credit unions worldwide, and numerous national credit union trade associations and federations around the world.