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Affinity Plus Announces 2014 Board of Directors

Affinity Plus announced at its Annual Meeting of Membership that the three open seats for the board of directors have been filled and each candidate will serve a new three-year term. Below are the candidate profiles and positions:  Read More...

Affinity Plus Receives Award from American Red Cross

Affinity Plus was honored at the Celebration of Giving Event hosted by the American Red Cross – Northern Minnesota Region with a 2013 Silver Partner Award for Humanitarian and Blood Services.  Read More...

Members of Affinity Plus Donate Cash and Rewards Points to Charities of Choice

Affinity Plus is excited to share that its members donated a total of $69,203.83 in cash and Participation Rewards points to its five organizational Charities of Choice in 2013. The Charities of Choice include the Affinity Plus Foundation, the American Red Cross – Northern Minnesota Region, Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Second Harvest Heartland, and Special Olympics Minnesota.  Read More...

Affinity Plus Foundation Announces 2014 Scholarship Recipients

The Affinity Plus Foundation is proud to announce the five recipients of the $5,000 academic scholarship is annually awarded to incoming freshmen, upperclassmen, non-traditional, and graduate students who are members of Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union.  Read More...

Affinity Plus Foundation Accepts Nominations for Cultivator Grants

The Affinity Plus Foundation is now accepting nominations for its Financial Literacy Cultivator Grant. The $1,000 grant will be awarded to one teacher or school, and one community group, and can be used for financial education materials or supplies.  Read More...

Affinity Plus – Grand Rapids South Hosts Open House for Debbie Bruns

Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union located in Grand Rapids will be hosting an open house for Debbie Bruns, director, to celebrate her retirement on Tuesday, April 1, from 1 – 3 p.m. at the branch located at 1200 S. Pokegama Avenue. Those who attend will have the opportunity to meet with Bruns, and talk about her future plans. Refreshments will be served.  Read More...

Affinity Plus Foundation Sponsored “Mad About Money” Performances in Schools

For the second year in a row, the Affinity Plus Foundation partnered with the National Theatre for Children (NTC) and sponsored 10 performances of Mad About Money II: Pay Yourself First. The engaging production is geared toward middle school students so that they can learn how to develop good saving and spending habits now so that they’re financially successful in the future.  Read More...

Affinity Plus Provides Fee-Free ATMs at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota

Patients, family members, employees and visitors at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota will now be able to withdraw cash for free at each of the Affinity Plus ATMs located on the Minneapolis, St. Paul, Roseville and Minnetonka campuses. Recognizing that many other financial institutions are increasing fees charged at ATMs, the credit union is demonstrating its commitment to improving the lives of people in the communities it serves, as well as strengthening the relationship it has with Children’s.  Read More...

Affinity Plus Donates More than $10,000 to Typhoon Haiyan Relief

Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union is proud to share that through the generosity of its members and employees, the credit union will donate $10,068.38 to the American Red Cross – Northern Minnesota Region to help provide relief to people in the Philippines following the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan.  Read More...

Affinity Plus Announces Brian Volkmann as CFO

Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union announces Brian Volkmann as its new chief financial officer. Volkmann joined the Affinity Plus leadership team in 2003, and for the past 11 months has been serving as the credit union’s interim chief financial officer.  Read More...


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Homebuying Seminar

April 29, 2014

Spring into Homebuying

Join us on April 29, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at our St. Paul - Lafayette branch for our Home Buying seminar. You’ll learn about the many aspects of home buying which includes using one of our Realtors to find your home, closing and inspection costs, financing options, and more! Jody, one of our Realtors who is a Real Estate Agent will be there to provide information and answer your questions.

Interested in attending? Contact Brandon Collins at (651) 312-9235 or bcollins@affinityplus.org.

Red Cross Blood Drive

April 29, 2014

Your Donation Can Save Lives!

You’ve donated your cash, Participation Rewards Points, nonperishable food items, and household products to our Charities of Choice – and now, you have another way to donate at the Red Cross Blood Drive. 

 Date Location Time Registration
April 29 St. Paul - Lafayette Branch 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Contact Sandy Olson
(651) 312-9430
 May 23 Cambridge Branch 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Kelly Gilmore
(651) 312-9373

To ensure that you have a great experience donating, the Red Cross offers the following suggestions:

  • Maintain a healthy iron level in your diet
  • Hydrate – drink an extra 16 oz of liquid before and after your donation
  • Have a healthy meal before your donation – avoid foods high in fat just prior to donation
  • Bring your driver’s license or government issued ID or Red Cross Donor card
  • Set aside one hour for your donation

In order to ensure safe donation, the Red Cross asks that donors are healthy (not displaying or feeling any cold or flu-like symptoms), be at least 17 years old, and weigh at least 110 pounds. Even if you meet these guidelines, you may not be able to donate for various reasons which can include the type of medication you take, or travel outside of the country. If you have questions about your eligibility to donate, you can visit the Eligibility Requirements page on www.redcrossblood.org, or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).  


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Holiday Closings

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Memorial Day Holiday Closing

May 26, 2014
All branches will be closed Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day.

Independence Day

July 04, 2014
All Affinity Plus branch locations will be closed Friday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Labor Day

September 01, 2014
All Affinity Plus branch locations will be closed Monday, September 1 in observance of Labor Day.

Veterans Day

November 11, 2014
All Affinity Plus branch locations will be closed Tuesday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day.

Thanksgiving Day

November 27, 2014
All Affinity Plus branch locations will be closed Thursday, November 27 in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

Christmas Eve

December 24, 2014

All Affinity Plus branch locations will be closed after 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 24 in observance of Christmas Eve.

 Please note: Bemidji Campus, Mankato, Moorhead Campus, St. Cloud Campus, will be closed all day.

Christmas Day

December 25, 2014
All Affinity Plus branch locations will be closed Thursday, December 25 in observance of Christmas Day.

New Year's Day

January 01, 2015
All Affinity Plus branch locations will be closed Thursday, January 1 in observance of New Year's Day.


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Changes in Your Financial Situation? We can help.

If you have been affected by the recent Thomson Reuters layoffs, we want you to know that we're currently offering products and services that may help you manage your finances during this difficult time.  Read More...

Take action now to protect your credit union! Join the tax status fight.

You may have heard that Congress is considering a major reform of the U.S. tax code, meaning all current tax exemptions, including the tax-exempt status of your credit union, could be nullified.  Read More...