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Ideal CU Offering Insightful Marketing & Communications Planning Workshop for Business Owners

March 2020 Business Workshop

(Woodbury, MN – February 12, 2020) Ideal Credit Union will host a no-cost Marketing & Communications Planning Workshop for Business Owners on Tuesday, March 10 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the credit union’s Woodbury office at 8499 Tamarack Road. Join Ideal’s Business Relationship Specialist Josh Anderson, Tyler Hilsabeck, Business Advisor from the Washington County Open to Business Program, and Noah Her, Business Advisor from the Ramsey County Open to Business Program, to learn the basics of business marketing and tips for growing your business, including:

  • What is marketing?
  • Why is it important?
  • How can it help your business succeed?
  • What are your next steps to optimize your marketing?

Ideal Credit Union workshops are open to the community and you do not need to be a member to attend. Registration is required and can be done online at idealcu.com/business-banking/business-workshops.

Ideal offers quarterly workshops to business owners. Future workshops for 2020 will include an Intro to Facebook & Instagram in June, a Quickbooks 101 session in September and a Licensing and Tax Overview in December. More information on these exciting workshops will be posted at idealcu.com/business-banking/business-workshops.

Ideal also produces award-winning quarterly Business Member Spotlight videos to highlight the variety of business banking services we offer, and showcase the unique and diverse business members we serve. These one-minute videos capture the personality of each individual business owner and tells their story of how and why they started their business, and how Ideal CU has been a partner in helping meet their unique business needs.

Ideal’s mission in business banking is to provide the services, products, and resources business owners need to help their business succeed. The credit union’s priority is to help Minnesota and Wisconsin business owners increase their bottom line and enjoy a more convenient way to manage day-to-day tasks. Josh Anderson, Ideal CU’s Business Relationship Specialist, proactively reaches out to business members on a regular basis to ensure they have the proper mix of business services and products they need to operate successfully.

Founded in 1926, Ideal Credit Union is a member owned financial institution that is dedicated to providing financial services driven by a sincere and personal interest in the needs of our employees, members and community. Ideal CU offers a complete range of services, including a full suite of digital banking products, savings, checking, loans, mortgage products, exclusive VIP member payback, business services, investment services and more. Offices are located in Eagan, Hugo, Inver Grove Heights, North St. Paul, Stillwater and Woodbury. Visit idealcu.com for details and directions. Ideal has been voted “Best Credit Union in the East Metro” three years in a row by readers of the Stillwater Gazette and was named a 2018 Star Tribune Top 150 Workplace. Equal Housing Lender.

2020 - 21 Holiday Hours

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, January 20th
All locations closed.

President's Day
Monday, February 17th
All locations closed.

Good Friday
Friday, April 10th
All locations open regular business hours
Lobby - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Drive-thru - 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Memorial Day
Monday, May 25th
All locations closed.

Independence Day
Saturday, July 4th
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Labor Day
Monday, September 7th
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Columbus Day
Monday, October 12th
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Veterans Day
Wednesday, November 11th
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Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 26th
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Day after Thanksgiving
All locations are open regular business hours
Lobby - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Drive-thru - 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Christmas Eve
Thursday, December 24th
All locations open until 1:00 p.m.
Lobby - 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Drive-thru - 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Christmas Day
Friday, December 25th
All locations closed.

New Year's Eve
Thursday, December 31
All locations open regular business hours
Lobby - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Drive-thru - 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

New Years Day (2021)
Friday, January 1st
All locations closed