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Affinity Plus volunteers feed the hungry through the Grand Rapids Community Café

GRAND RAPIDS, MINN. (July 2, 2015) – This week, Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union began a new ongoing partnership with the Community Café in Grand Rapids, a local non-profit dedicated to building stronger communities by reducing hunger. Every Tuesday and Thursday night the Café provides free, healthy meals to those who may be going through any sort of hardship.  Read More...


Affinity Plus Foundation drives success for financial education

ST. PAUL, MINN. (June 30, 2015) – Golfers from across the country gathered at Prestwick Golf Course in Woodbury, Minn. on Tuesday, June 23 to play a round of golf in support of the Affinity Plus Foundation at its 14th Annual Golf Tournament. The tournament is one of the organization’s largest fundraisers and its proceeds are used to support the Foundation’s mission of providing financial education for people across the state of Minnesota and an academic scholarship program for students seeking higher education.  Read More...


Affinity Plus volunteers and makes donation in support of Tri Angels Playground in River Falls, Wis. that memorializes lives of three slain girls

ST. PAUL, MINN. (June 30, 2015) – On Saturday, June 27, 10 employees and members of Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union volunteered to help construct the new Tri-Angels Playground in River Falls, Wis., a park that memorializes the lives of three girls, Amara, Sophie, and Cecilia, whose lives were tragically taken in 2012. The credit union volunteered alongside local businesses, family members and friends in this community build event.  Read More...


Affinity Plus hires data scientist to augment strategy, enhance member relationships

ST. PAUL, MINN. (June 19, 2015) – Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union recently announced the addition of a data scientist to its team on June 15. Geyen has worked as an analyst in various capacities for more than 20 years, most recently as a Midwest bank analyst for 12 years. His work experience spans small and large for-profit companies including American Express and public service with the State of Minnesota. Geyen brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the credit union in forecasting, budgeting and business analysis.  Read More...


Affinity Plus Foundation awards $1,000 financial education grant to Boys & Girls Club of the Bemidji Area

BEMIDJI, MINN. (June 18, 2015) – The Affinity Plus Foundation awarded a $1,000 Cultivator Grant to the Boys and Girls Club of the Bemidji Area earlier this week. The Boys and Girls Club of the Bemidji Area provided resources, education, services and meals to over 500 Bemidji youth in 2014. One specific program the Club offers is “Money Matters”, a curriculum designed to educate participants on financial responsibility and independence. Through the program, youth learn how to manage a checking account, budget, save and invest. Additional topics include learning to start a small business and how to pay for college.  Read More...


Financial education helps homeless individuals in Grand Rapids find independence

GRAND RAPIDS, MINN. (June 11, 2015) – Since February of 2014, employees of Affinity Plus have been sharing their financial knowledge through a series of recurring courses to residents of Grace House, a homeless shelter in Grand Rapids, Minn. Covering a range of topics including budgeting, predatory lending, resume building, and understanding, Affinity Plus prepares residents for employment and managing their finances in their lives beyond Grace House.  Read More...


Affinity Plus community involvement takes root through community garden volunteerism

MOORHEAD, MINN. (June 6, 2015) - Employees of Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union dug deep into the community last week, organizing a group of volunteers and members to help out with the Moorhead Community Heritage Garden project. Clad in the credit union’s distinctive purple t-shirts, the Affinity Plus volunteers spent the afternoon at the garden site working with others from the community to prepare the grounds, weed, plant and water perennials, and other activities.  Read More...


Affinity Plus – Nicollet Mall celebrates grand opening

ST. PAUL, MINN. (May 29, 2015) – Using the number of sandwiches consumed as the measurement, more than 200 people joined in the grand opening celebration of the new Affinity Plus – Nicollet Mall branch location that took place on Wednesday, May 27 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.  Read More...


Affinity Plus honors veterans

ST. PAUL, MINN. (May 22, 2015) – Memorial Day reminds people in our country that freedom isn’t free; it is a day for us to memorialize, remember, and thank our veterans and their families who have made selfless sacrifices so that we may know freedom.  Read More...


Affinity Plus Foundation awards five $1,000 grants in support of financial education

ST. PAUL, MINN. (May 20, 2015) – The Affinity Plus Foundation awarded five $1,000 grants to deserving recipients across the state of Minnesota. The Foundation’s Cultivator Grant recognizes a teacher, school or community group that believes in the difference financial education can make in one’s life. The grant dollars are offered for curriculum or materials in support of existing and new financial literacy programming. Applicants can be nominated or self-submitted, and must answer the question of why financial education is important.  Read More...


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Labor Day

September 07, 2015
All Affinity Plus branch locations will be closed Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day.

Columbus Day

October 12, 2015
All Affinity Plus branch locations will be closed Monday, October 12 in observance of Columbus Day.

Veterans Day

November 11, 2015
All Affinity Plus branch locations will be closed Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day.

Thanksgiving Day

November 26, 2015

All Affinity Plus branch locations will be closed Thursday, Nov. 26 in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

Please note: The following branches will be closed on Friday, Nov. 27: Bemidji Campus, Mankato, Moorhead Campus, St. Cloud Campus, and Nicollet Mall.

Christmas Day

December 25, 2015
All Affinity Plus branch locations will be closed Friday, December 25 in observance of Christmas Day.

New Year's Day

January 01, 2016
All Affinity Plus branch locations will be closed Friday, January 1 in observance of New Year's Day.

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