Fort Knox Federal hosts Backyard BBQ in Leitchfield


Courtesy photo Johnnie and Patti Taybor

Courtesy photo Sabra Dowdy

Fort Knox Federal Credit Union held its first “Welcome Home to Better Banking Backyard BBQ” at its Leitchfield Branch on June 10.

The event was met with tremendous enthusiasm by the Grayson County community and has set the bar high for our expectations for the balance of our summer events, said Michael Bateman, Vice President of Marketing.

Comments from members were very positive.

Members Johnnie and Patti Taybor said, “We love being members and wouldn’t think of going anywhere else.”

And Patti Taybor added, “I’ve been a member for over 41 years, and you all have always taken good care of me and my family. It’s important that we’re a part of an organization where we’re a member/owner—not just a customer.”

Member Sabra Dowdy said, “I’m so happy you’re bringing this to the community. This is where I do all my banking I love you guys—you make it feel like home.”

Fort Knox Federal will host 11 more Backyard BBQs at branches from Brandenburg to Danville. The next one will be June 19 at the Pershing Branch on the Fort Knox military post.

Fort Knox Federal, the largest Kentucky-based credit union with over $1.2 billion in assets, continues to expand both its services and locations to better accommodate all the financial needs of its 87,000 members.

The Credit Union opened its newest branch location in the new Bullitt County Walmart on March 25 and is now part of a 15-branch network throughout central Kentucky. Along with convenient local branches, Fort Knox Federal offers free Branch@Home online account management, worldwide ATMs, online Bill Pay, and Mobile Banking enabling members to access accounts from across the street or around the world.

Fort Knox Federal also gives back to the community in many ways, including sponsorship of local festivals, schools, military support and charitable organizations both monetarily and with volunteer time. Fort Knox Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial service cooperative and is insured by NCUA for individual deposits up to $250,000 per share account with unlimited insurance coverage on checking accounts.

Fort Knox Federal has been awarded the BAUER FINANCIAL highest 5-star SUPERIOR rating for safety for 22 consecutive years. Fort Knox Federal also received a financial strength rating of “A+” or “Excellent” from Weiss Ratings, the nation’s leading independent provider of ratings and analyses of financial services companies.

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