We know many people in our community and in communities across the country are hurting. Our mission statement at NorthCountry includes “make dreams come true for all” which reminds us that the credit union has a role to actively promote equality among minorities and marginalized communities. As a cooperative, our success is tied to the success of our members - all members. Credit unions were founded in the United States over 90 years ago to promote financial inclusion and to provide people with limited means the opportunity to achieve a common goal, financial security.
While the COVID-19 pandemic remains active, we continue to encourage the use of low-contact interactions such as drive-up windows, online and mobile services, ATMs, phones, and curbside drop-offs and pick-ups. However, if you need to meet with us in an office, we are now able to accept a limited number of appointments.
Parking is $5, and you may need to pay admission (see the previous blog entry), but once you’re in, free family entertainment is at every turn!
If you have some flexibility in your schedule during fair week (Aug. 24 – Sept. 2), here are a few ways you might qualify to get through the gate at no cost:
Headed to the Champlain Valley Fair?
With a little pre-planning, you can spin yourself (or your kids) silly without breaking the bank.
Here are my top four suggestions: