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North Star, Creamery Credit merge operations

Thursday, June 30, 2011

To be called North Star Community Credit Union

North Star Community Credit Union of Cherokee, and Creamery Credit Union in Sanborn, will merge their respective operations on Friday, July 1, creating combined total assets of $65 million.

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The merged financial institution will be known as North Star Community Credit Union and will consist of approximately 9,500 members.

Currently, Creamery Credit Union, approximately $1.5 Million in asset size, is a single segment credit union providing service to employees of the local AMPI company and their families. This merger will not only expand North Star's activity into the northern part of its area, but also provide for the extension of additional financial products and services to Creamery Credit Union's members and the surrounding communities.

"We feel fortunate to have this opportunity to combine the history and long-term experience of both credit unions," said Jeff Hayes, North Star Community Credit Union President/CEO.

"Together, the credit union will move forward continuing its efforts to provide financial products and services to its members in the effort to help individuals and families achieve personal success."

With its 22 employees, North Star Community Credit Union provides a wide variety of financial products and services, serving 11 Northwest Iowa counties: Buena Vista, Cherokee, Clay, Crawford, Ida, Monona, O'Brien, Plymouth, Sac, Sioux, and Woodbury. With this merger, Osceola will be added to the Field of Membership.

This merger will provide current Creamery Credit Union members with access to additional financial services, including Checking and Money Market Accounts, ATM/Debit cards, Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA), Health Savings Accounts (HSA), a wide range of Certificates of Deposit, Online Account Access, Bill Pay, eStatements, Touch Tone Teller, and so forth.

Anyone living or working in Cherokee or Ida counties or any adjoining county may become a member of North Star Community Credit Union. With this merger, Osceola will be added to the Field of Membership. For more information, call (712) 225-5731 or visit www.nsccu.org.



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