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Ideal VP of Branches Jay Hall Goes ‘Home’ to Support ‘Be The Change’ Efforts

Ideal VP Jay Hall at Be The Change Golf tournament

(Woodbury, MN – September 16, 2020) – For Jay Hall, Ideal Credit Union VP of Branches, the recent “Be The Change” charity golf tournament at Theodore Wirth Golf Course in Minneapolis was about more than supporting a good cause, it was about going home. Hall grew up in North Minneapolis and attended North High School, one of the beneficiaries of the tournament, and is proud of his roots in the community. Hall also presented a check for $1,000 from the Ideal Community Foundation to help in fundraising efforts.

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QuickBooks 101 Business Education Webinar on September 22 Open to All

Josh Anderson hosting QuickBooks 101 webinar

(Woodbury, MN – September 3, 2020) Ideal Credit Union will host a no-cost QuickBooks 101 Business Webinar on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, from 12:00 -1:30 p.m. Join Ideal’s Business Relationship Specialist Josh Anderson and guest instructor Randy Morris from Fiscal Foundations, LLC, a certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, to learn about the benefits of QuickBooks and how to get started.

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Ideal CU Raises $2,500 for Second Harvest Heartland Hunger Relief Efforts

Second Harvest Volunteer night with Ideal CU employees & family

(Woodbury, MN – August 31, 2020) – With demand for food assistance rising to historic levels in our local communities, Ideal Credit Union rallied its employees to raise funds for Second Harvest Heartland’s ongoing hunger relief efforts, resulting in $606 from staff and another $175 on Ideal’s Facebook page from members. Ideal CU’s Board of Directors sweetened the pot by offering to match 100% of the cash raised up to $2,500. In total, a check for $2,500 was sent to Second Harvest to support its mission to end hunger through community partnerships and make families and communities whole again.

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Ideal CU Gives Over $9,750 in Cash Prizes & Donations During Virtual Community Appreciation Events

Virtual Community Appreciation Events winners and food shelf donation

(Woodbury MN – August 28, 2020) With safety in mind, Ideal Credit Union turned its annual Member/Community Appreciation event into a two-week virtual celebration that increased participation and enabled attendees to follow along online and on social media. Ideal saw an 89% increase in adult registrants from 35 states and a 52% increase in youth registrants from 7 states enroll online for chance to win cash prizes. Ideal gave away ten $500 grand prizes, five $250 grand prizes and ten $50 Bucky Bear youth prizes. Overall, Ideal gave away $6,750 to 25 lucky winners, and donated another $3,000 to local area food shelves in the communities the credit union serves.

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