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Unity One Celebrates New Student-Run Branch at Keller ISD Center for Advanced Learning
Friday, April 21, 2017 6:25 AM

Unity One CU Branch

Convenience is the word for Keller Independent School District students, teachers, and area residents as their banking options will soon increase. Unity One Credit Union is set to open their ninth branch at the Keller ISD Center for Advanced Learning (KCAL) on Friday, April 21. 

Hundreds of students, staff, and community members were introduced to the new branch at the school’s dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 18.  KCAL is the district’s first-ever campus devoted to career and technical education.

“Unity One is thrilled for the opportunity to partner with Keller ISD for the historical opening of KCAL," said Gary Williams, president of Unity One Credit Union. "Our goal is to give students a solid foundation of money management skills through both hands-on learning and classroom presentations. Financial literacy is more important than ever, and we want to help students prepare to make wise financial choices in the future."

Unity One CU BranchThe KCAL branch, located at 201 Bursey Road, welcomes members Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The branch will employ Keller ISD students as tellers and is equipped to provide the credit union’s full menu of products and services including deposits, withdrawals, and loan processing. The branch will also serve as a CO-OP Shared Branching site in the near future.

About Unity One Credit Union
Established in 1927, Unity One Credit Union is the oldest credit union in Texas. A member-driven and not-for-profit cooperative, Unity One CU served the employees and families of the BNSF Railway for 70 years. However, after transferring its corporate headquarters to Fort Worth in 1998, the credit union expanded its field of membership to include other non-railroad companies, organizations, and individuals. Today, anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school in Fort Worth, Blue Mound, Saginaw, Haslet, Keller, Colleyville, Bedford, North Richland Hills, Southlake, St. Paul, Minn., and Kansas City, Kan., may apply for membership. Unity One has nine branches to serve more than 30,000 members nationwide. For more information about Unity One Credit Union, visit Think outside the bank.

About Shared Branching
Through the cooperative power of CO-OP Shared Branching, credit union members can leverage the strength of the fourth largest branch network in the country. More than 1,800 institutions participate in CO-OP Shared Branching, representing thousands of locations in 50 states. CO-OP Shared Branching was created by credit unions, for credit unions.