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Annual Meeting and Dinner

Saturday, April 14, 2018

5:30 p.m. Doors open
6:00 p.m. Business meeting for all members
6:30 p.m. Dinner

Hocking College Student Center Multiplex
3301 Hocking Parkway, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764

Join us for our Annual Meeting and Dinner!  We will announce the election of directors, review the financial statements, and discuss other business that may arise during the meeting. The meeting will be followed by a buffet dinner and door prize drawing. Tickets for the dinner are $15 each and must be purchased in advance at any branch. Tickets will be available starting March 1, 2018. There is no charge to attend the business meeting only.

So that all members have a chance to participate and hear about the credit union's progress in 2017, the business meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. and the doors will be closed.



Be Aware of Debit & Credit Card Fraud

One in ten: More than 33 million Americans, or about ten percent, were victims of card fraud in 2017, according to LendingTree unit CompareCards. More than 66% of victims reported that someone tried to make a purchase with their digital account information, even though the actual plastic card was not stolen. Also, 47% of victims said their bank contacted them first about the fraud, with 37% saying they learned of the fraud first by reviewing account statements. Debit and credit cards were targeted equally, suggesting one type of card isn't inherently safer than the other.

There are reports of card fraud in Athens area. This fraud affects all debit & credit card users from all financial institutions, not just OUCU.

Here are some helpful tips:

LOOK CLOSELY WHEN INSERTING YOUR CARD -- especially at gas pumps

In August 2017, the Athens Police found credit/debit card skimming devices on local gas pumps. This device allows fraudsters grab your card data. Carefully look at the card devices especially at gas stations and ATMs before inserting. Select ‘credit’ even if using a debit card.

Read: Guard Your Card

Receive emails or texts whenever your debit or credit card is used.

Debit Alerts:
In online banking, choose ‘CU Alerts’, then “Add New”. You can set it up to be notified anytime your card is used at an ATM or item is purchase over $.01. Call us immediately if you suspect an issue; after hours call (866) 820-1042.

Credit Alerts:
Login to your credit card account; under ‘communications’ select ‘Visa transaction alerts’ and follow the instructions. You may need to “add a new delivery destination” to add a mobile phone number or email (however you would like to receive your alerts).

You are covered in the event your card information is used to commit fraud.

Always review your account transaction activity frequently, in online or mobile banking. Be sure to look at your statement monthly.



Cell Phones for Soldiers Program

OUCU has partnered with GM and Invest in America to help collect old cell phones. The donated phones are sent to ReCellular, which pays Cell Phones for Soldiers for each phone -- the money is used to purchase pre-paid calling cards which are sent to troops.

Cell phone donations are accepted at all OUCU branches. You can even donate phones that are no longer in working condition -- they will be dismantled and recycled to reclaim some materials.

For more information contact marketing@oucu.org