One of our top goals at Campus Federal is being community focused. We coordinate and participate in numerous community events throughout the year. Check out what we have been up to this month!
Financial Education Annual Conference
Blaine Grimes attended the Annual Conference on Financial Education this month. The subjects and training materials ranged from financial education for youth to retired adults. Just over 100 individuals passionate about financial attended the conference. Pictured with Blaine are three Jumpstart Coalition State Presidents from St. Louis, Ohio and Rhode Island. Campus Federal is a long-time supporter of the Louisiana Jumpstart Coalition. April is also National Financial Education Month.
Urban Congress Conference
Anthony Ware and Blaine Grimes recently attended the Urban Congress Conference in Baton Rouge. Over 200 community leaders attended the daylong event to discuss everything from economic development to serving underserved communities.
(Pictured: Anthony Ware, Rolfe McCollister, and Blaine Grimes)
St. Luke's Maundy Thursday Event
Our team volunteered at St. Luke's Maundy Thursday. The event outreaches to the homeless providing new socks, shoes and meals. We were so happy to participate! (Pictured left to right: Chelsey Weatherly, Brian Ainsworth, Andrea McKnight, and Nancy Chance)
EverFi Financial Education Certification Program
We partnered with EverFi, Credit Bureau of Baton Rouge Foundation and the Louisiana Jump$tart Coalition to recognize students at Port Allen High School for completing the EverFi Financial Education Certification program. Congratulations!
LSU Vet School Great Rover Run,Breakfast with the Tooth Fairy ,LSU Law Center’s Annual Barristers’ Bowl,Women and Minorities in Leadership Initiative
LSU Vet School Great Rover Run
Our team volunteered at the LSU Vet School Great Rover Run!
Breakfast with the Tooth Fairy
Our team had breakfast with the Tooth Fairy at the LSU Dental School in New Orleans. Looking out for your overall health and finances.
LSU Law Center’s Annual Barristers’ Bowl
We were glad to participate in the LSU Law Center's Annual Barristers' Bowl. The proceeds from the event went to the American Cancer Society in honor of Dean Chaney Joseph.
Women and Minorities in Leadership Initiative
The LSU Women’s Center recently hosted Women and Minorities in Leadership Initiative were our very own Board Member, Yvette Marsh served as a panelist along with Coach Nikki Fargas, Dr. Saundra McGuire, Dr. Pallavi Rastogo and Dr. Meghan Sanders.
Financial Education Graduation,Financial Education to students,Ron supporting Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital,Supporting LSU Staff Senate
Campus Federal partnered with LSU to provide Financial Education to students. Congratulations to our graduates!
Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Radiothon
Great job Ron supporting Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital and our local kids! This year the radiothon raised a record breaking $198,000 for the life-saving care of local children.
Campus Federal Supporting LSU Staff Senate
The Campus Federal Team attended the LSU Staff Senate New Employee Welcome Breakfast at the LSU College of Business Education Complex.
Campus Federal Participates in Charity Golf Tournament
12th Annual Baton Rouge Area Credit Union Charity Golf Tournament
Thanks to all of the Campus Federal volunteers for the 12th Annual Baton Rouge Area Credit Union Charity Golf Tournament. All of the proceeds benefit Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital.
Celebrating our partnership with LSU since 1934
Started by seven LSU Agricultural Professors in 1934, Campus Federal was honored to sponsor their Annual Retirees Luncheon. Pictured are LSU Ag Vice Chancellor (retired), Dr. Paul Coreil, our Main Campus Manager, Cindy LeJeune, LSU Ag Chancellor, Dr. Bill Richardson, BusinessDevelopment Coordinator, Roxane Berthelot, and Financial Education Coordinator, Blaine Grimes.
Campus Federal Celebrates Success with Mary Bird Perkins
As October came to a close, team members celebrated a successful month of #GeauxPink with Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center.
Campus Federal Assists American Red Cross, Food Truck Round Up, Our Lady of the Lake Welcome Week,Supporting the Lady Tiger Basketball Team,Banking on Campus Federal!
Campus Federal Assists American Red Cross
Campus Federal assisted the American Red Cross by storing and counting the generous donations collected outside of Tiger Stadium for our friends in need in South Carolina.
Supporting the Lady Tiger Basketball Team
LSU's credit union since 1934, Campus Federal got in the game at the Lady Tiger Basketball Golf Classic! Pictured is Ron Moreau, Chief Development Officer and our members and friends, Jackie Thompson and Phil Thompson along with LSU players.
Banking on Campus Federal!
You can bank on Campus Federal's dedication to the community! Blaine Grimes, Financial Education Coordinator recently participated in the "Bank On Baton Rouge Back to School" program. The program promoted financial education and second chance banking opportunities to roughly 300 attendees.
LSU Teaching and Enhancement Fund, Food Truck Round Up, Our Lady of the Lake Welcome Week and more...
LSU Teaching and Enhancement Fund
Campus Federal has proudly sponsors the LSU Teaching and Enhancement Fund for a number of years. The annual sponsorship was recently presented to Interim Provost, Dr. Richard Koubek at the opening new faculty luncheon, also sponsored by Campus Federal.
LSU Alumni Association Food Truck Round Up
Check out our Business Development crew hanging out with David St Romain at the Lod Cook Conference Center for the LSU Alumni Association Food Truck Round Up! This event, sponsored by LSU Alumni Association, Lod Cook Hotel and Campus Federal, promotes the LSU Alumni Association to incoming freshmen.
Our Lady of the Lake Welcome Week
Campus Federal had a table at the Our Lady of the Lake Welcome Week last week. Special thanks to our volunteers who helped assist with student events and handing out food!
LSU Ovarian Cancer Gala
The LSU Athletic Department recently participated in a local Gala for Ovarian Cancer Fundraiser and extended an invitation to include Campus Federal at the table. LSU Head Baseball Coach Paul Mainieri as Special Guest and Emcee. Roughly 200 people attended the event to show their support in raising funds to reduce the number of lives lost to the disease.
Shreveport Open House, Marketing Award, Financial Education, Shreveport TV interview, LSU E event and more...
Financial Literacy Day in New Orleans
Campus Federal recently partnered with the Louisiana CPA Society to host Financial Literacy Day in New Orleans at the Children's Museum. Over 100 young people from across the city attended the annual event. Special thank you to our volunteers!
Volunteering with Franciscan Mission of OLOL
Thank you to our Campus Federal Volunteers for helping with the Franciscan Mission of Our Lady of The Lake food drive for Haiti!
Shreveport Open house
Special thanks to our Shreveport Campus Federal team for making the Shreveport Open House event a success!
Ron Moreau, our Chief Development Officer, made the Daily Report today! Check out his quotes in the article below:
Congratulations Campus Federal! Winner of LCUL Marketing Award!
Campus Federal is honored to receive the 2015 Louisiana Credit Union League Excellence in Marketing Award for the Best in Point of Sale Display! The Branch TV displays, which featured actual business members, presented a financial need that a physician or dentist had and the solution that Campus Federal delivered. Congratulations to all!
Pictured above in photo: Bonny Botts, VP of Marketing and Nichole Vicknair, VP of Business Services holding our new award!
Financial Education with Jump Start
Campus Federal recently (this past weekend) partner with the Louisiana Jumpstart Coalition and BREC to promote Financial Education in the community. Over 200 community residents attended the outing and a great time was had by all. Pictured below is our Financial Education Coordinator, Blaine Grimes. Great work Blaine!
Baton Rouge Regional Eye Bank's annual Phantom Breakfast
Our Board member, Vivian Frey, and our Business Development Coordinators, Casey Coughlin and Roxane Berthelot, were pictured in the Advocate while preparing invitations to the Baton Rouge Regional Eye Bank's annual Phantom Breakfast! Great job ladies!
Shreveport TV Interview!
Check out our very own Business Development Coordinator, Andrea McKnight, being interviewed on ways to save this time of year! http://www.arklatexhomepage.com/news/its-that-time-of-year-again-time-to-get-the-kids-ready-to-go-back-to-school#.Vbelm6SsYV4.facebook
LSU Eunice Parent and Student Orientation
Campus Federal recently participated in the LSU Eunice Parent and Student Orientation. SGA Officers took a break from the action to pose for a fun pic with Blaine Grimes, our Financial Literacy Coordinator.
Every year, the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® Champions program identifies children from each state with remarkable medical stories. These Champions serve as ambassadors for the 17 million children treated at Children's Miracle Network Hospitals annually. The Champions and their families will travel to Washington, D.C., and Orlando, FL, in October to highlight the vital work of children's hospitals.
The 2015 Louisiana Champion, Dayton Suire, is pictured above with two of our Business Development Representatives!
Campus Federal welcomed a group of future members to the Baton Rouge campus for a "What would you do with a million dollars" financial education presentation. The students were part of a summer camp in OSBR. Coach Nikki Caldwell and players took time to greet the students.
Congratulations to Sarah Ganong, our Marketing and Communications Specialist, on her acceptance of SME Treasurer!
OLOL Lunch and Learn, Financial Education, New Employees, Employee Retirements and more...
OLOL Lunch and Learn
Campus Federal held a "Lunch and Learn" with the Environmental Services Department at Our Lady of the Lake yesterday. Great job Blaine on presenting to the group!
Congratulations Blaine Grimes!
Blaine Grimes, our Community Affairs and Financial Education Director, on being a graduate of the 2015 Baton Rouge Area Leadership class! Campus Federal is excited to be a participating sponsor this year. Brian Ainsworth, AVP of Business Development, graduated from the BRAC Leadership class in 2014 and Ron Moreau, Chief Development Officer, graduated in 2012! Way to go Blaine!
CONGRATULATIONS Linda Bennett!!!
On Friday, May 29, 2015, Linda celebrated her 35th anniversary with Campus Federal. Thank you, Linda, for your commitment and for all you do for all of us and for our members! We appreciate your steadfastness and the confidence that so many members have in you.
Linda is pictured second from the left in the photo!
Welcome to Campus Federal Andrea Randall!
As our new Business Portfolio Manager, Andrea comes to us with eleven plus years of business banking experience. Andrea will play a crucial role in the approval of our business loans! She enjoys spending time with her family and shopping.
The Answer – Pennington Biomedical Research Center
Campus Federal volunteers recently participated in The Answer, a private fundraiser for Pennington Biomedical Research Center. Volunteers were in charge of registration and guest seating. The event helped raise a record amount for the Pennington Foundation.
Campus Federal Partnership with Louisiana JumpStart Coalition
Campus Federal in partnership with Louisiana Jumpstart Coalition for Personal Finance received a State Proclamation in honor of National Financial Literacy Month. Congratulations Blaine Grimes, Financial Literacy Coordinator, for making this happen!
LSU Award for Financial Literacy Month
Baton Rouge Mayor Holden awards proclamation in honor of National Financial Literacy Month. LSU also received a proclamation for its Workplace Financial Literacy program administered by Campus Federal.
LSU Eunice Annual Faculty and Staff Awards
Campus Federal sponsored the LSU Eunice Annual Faculty and Staff Awards Banquet. Congratulations to all of the award winners!
Financial Literacy 2015 LCUL GAC Conference
Campus Federal leaders attended the 2015 Louisiana Credit Union League Governmental Affairs Council (GAC) Conference. The two day event included legislative briefings from several state and national presenters and law makers.
LSU School of Dentistry – Post Graduate Orientation
Campus Federal helped sponsor this event and spoke to all incoming post graduate students about the benefits of joining Campus Federal.
School of Medicine - House Officer Orientation
Janet Kratzberg, our New Orleans Business Development Representative, spoke to over 180 incoming Medical and Dental residents about Campus Federal.
Louisiana Dental Association Rodeo
Campus Federal helped make this year’s LDA rodeo a success! Many fish were caught and a great time was had by all!
Campus Federal Donations to United Way!
Friday fun with "Pie in the Face" for United Way. We raised $361.39 today! Sweet!
Financial Education – Old South Baton Rouge
Campus Federal recently conducted a financial education workshop to a group of students in OSBR (Old South Baton Rouge) who are enrolled in a summer employment program. Approximately 40 future members were in attendance and learned the benefits of Direct Deposit, Savings and Planning for a healthy Financial Future.
Thank you for your 13 1/2 years of service at Campus Federal. You will be greatly missed! Photos below from our Retirement celebration!
OLOL Game Changer
Thanks to our Campus Federal Volunteers for helping with the Our Lady of the Lake Game Changer Event! A fun time was had by all.
Financial Literacy Month, CMN and LSU Dental School events and more...
Financial Literacy Month
We celebrated Financial Literacy Month in our branches this past April. Pictured: the LSU Med Center staff in Shreveport in action.
Evening for Healers
Andrea McKnight, Business Development Representative, with a current CMN patient at the Dance Marathon.
Andrea McKnight presenting at the CMN teen mom Graduation!
Children's Miracle Network Shreveport
Campus Federal has very active in supporting the Children's Miracle Network in Shreveport! We participated in the CMN Radiothon at the beginning of April, attended the Evening for Healers event on April 30th, the Dance Marathon on May 1st, and the Teen Mom CMN program graduation on May 12th.
Nikki Caldwell LSU Basketball Camps
Register your kids today for the Nikki Caldwell Basketball Summer Camps! Visit www.lsusports.net/camps to learn more.
'The Pursuit' Networking Event
Campus Federal is pleased to have attended this event for the past 10 years! http://www.lsusports.net/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=5200&ATCLID=210071957
Blood Drive and Marrow Registry at our Pierremont Branch
Campus Federal sponsored a blood drive and marrow registry to support cancer patients. Donating blood is one of the greatest ways to give!
Friday, May 15th 1555 East 70th Street
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM Shreveport, LA 71105
LSU Dental School Golf Tournament
Campus Federal helped with the annual Dental School Golf Tournament on May 2nd.
Special OLOL Branch Visitor
Our OLOL Branch staff received a visit from their favorite Friday visitor today! Maddie comes by every Friday before and after her chemo treatments to visit our staff (Amy, June and Jauslynne - pictured below left to right).
LSU Dental School Reception
Campus Federal attention the Dean's Reception for the LSU Dental School on April 23rd hosted by Dean Henry Gremillion and his wife. All of the dental, hygiene and lab hygiene students celebrated their upcoming graduation.
Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund
Dr. Horacio D'Agostina, a long time Campus Federal member, has set up a Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund through Campus Federal! Please visit the following link for more information: http://www.ksla.com/story/28924134/shreveport-doctor-recalls-recent-trip-to-nepal-before-quake
Bonny Botts - Council Member Spotlight for Louisiana Credit Union League
Bonny Botts, our VP of Marketing, was featured in the Louisiana Marketing and Business Development Council enewsletter this month! Great job Bonny! Click here to read the article.
Campus Federal weathering the storm
Special thanks to Dawn Harris, our President & CEO, for helping clean up the Perkins branch from the awful weather this morning. Hope everyone is staying safe!
LSU Dental School Clay Shooting
American Student Dental Association
On April 8th, Campus Federal participated in the ASDA (American Student Dental Association) Vendor Fair to educate dental students on how we can help them through school!
Financial Education, Dental School Events, Our Annual Meeting and more
Financial Education at the LSU Dental School
On Tuesday, April 21, 2015, Nichole Vicknair, our VP of Business Services, conducted a Business Financial Education Presentation at the LSU Dental School. Great job Nichole!
Medical School Senior Topics Week
On Thursday, April 16th, Campus Federal helped sponsor the "Senior Topics Week" for the LSU Medical School seniors. Janet, our New Orleans Business Development Officer, was given the opportunity to speak to 180 medical students. She emphasized our financial services we offer, especially the Residency Loan!
LSU Dental School Alumni Reception
On Friday, April 10th, Janet, our New Orleans Business Development Officer, and Brian, our AVP of Business Development, attending the LSU Dental School Alumni Reception at The Chicory.
Rear in Gear
The annual Get Your Rear In Gear, Colon Cancer Awareness Walk was held this past Saturday. With an 80% chance of rain in the forecast, Team Campus Federal showed up with smiles (and umbrellas) until the end to ensure the event was a success. Thanks for your Commitment to our Community!
30 North Financial Education Presentation
Campus Federal helped sponsored the University Faculty Financial Education Presentation that was presented by Thirty North Investments on April 15, 2015. A variety of topics were covered ranging from Investment readiness, portfolio diversification to choosing an investment advisor!
LSU Dental School Breakfast with Tooth Fair
Campus Federal helped sponsor Breakfast with the Tooth Fairy this past month at the LSU Dental School in New Orleans. Kids were able to meet the Tooth Fairy and visit individual stations showing how to brush and floss their teeth and maintain overall healthy teeth.
Lemonade Day 2015
We partnered with the Credit Bureau of Baton Rouge, Louisiana Jumpstart Coalition, the LSU Business School and the New Orleans Saints for Lemonade Day 2015. The program is designed to teach children the importance and benefits of financial education and entrepreneurship. The event was held inside the Saints locker-room with over 20K backpacks made....a winning event!
Campus Federal Annual Meeting 2015
On Tuesday, March 24, our 80th Annual Meeting took place at the Lod Cook Center on LSU's campus. We enjoyed lunch, door prizes, a celebration of our members and Campus in the Community stories!
LSU Lab School Financial Education
It's never too early to develop healthy savings habits. That's just what the subject was last week at Main campus when a group of kindergarten students from LSU Lab School made a fieldtrip to the credit union to learned more about what is a credit union, how does money work and how saving money early can benefit you later in life. The students also learned the different job positions that exist at the credit union.
Capital Area Heart Walk 2015
Campus Federal volunteers were among the 20,000 walkers/runners that participated in the Annual Capital Area Heart Association Annual Walk this past Saturday. The event is held to raise funds and help create awareness of disease and stroke in our local communities. A great time was had by all.
Melinda's 25th Work Anniversary
Congratulations Melinda! Melinda Penedo, our New Orleans Resource Branch Operations Manager, recently celebrated her 25th work anniversary! We thank you for your years of service and look forward to having you for years to come. Pictured above: Melinda on the left with Dawn Harris, our CEO & President, on the right.
LSU Vet School Great Rover Run
Campus Federal sponsored the 27th Annual LSU Vet School Great Rover Run on Sunday, March 15th.Thank you to our Volunteers! To learn more about the Great River Run click here.
Campus Federal Sponsors the 6th Annual LSU Health Pediatrics and Children's University Health Adult Tennis Classic
Campus Federal Participates in OLOL Radiothon to support the OLOL Children's Hospital
Ron Moreau, our Chief Development Officer, was on-air on Friday, March 13 to drum up support the OLOL Radiothon! You can still donate today: OLOL Children's Hospital.
Guest Spot on Coach Jones Cox Sports TV Show
Blaine Grimes, our Business Development and Financial Literacy Coordinator, has appeared several times as an on-air guest on Coach Johnny Jones' weekly Cox Sports TV show that airs several times a week. Thanks Blaine for promoting Campus Federal!
OLOL Cook-off at their first annual Wellness Wednesday
OLOL held its first annual Wellness Wednesday Chef Cook-off on Wednesday, March 11, 2015! It came down to CEO, Scott Wester and OLOL College President, Tina Holland. OLOL Campus Federal Branch Manager, June Mouton was also a winner and is pictured below with Tina and Scott. Congrats June!
Read Across America
Dawn Harris, Campus Federal President & CEO, is pictured at Read Across America Day reading to 5th graders at Buchanan Elementary. Campus Federal partners with LSU annually for Read Across America in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday.
OLOL Inauguration Week
The Our Lady of the Lake College Inauguration week was a huge success. Thank you to our Business Development team for helping kick off Tina Holland's Presidency at OLOL College! Below are several photos from the Inauguration week's festivities.
Shreveport Local News Interview - Financial Tips from Campus Federal!
Andrea McKnight, our Shreveport Business Development Coordinator, has been a guest to provide tips on saving money and budgeting on the Channel 6 KTAL morning show.
Simple tips to help save money: http://www.arklatexhomepage.com/story/d/story/simple-tips-to-help-save-money/74505/It_4BZAO-k-jHye5TrxrZg
St. James Parade
Campus Federal participated in the annual St. James Mardi Gras parade. Thank you to all for making this parade a special time for the St. James residents.
LSU Vet School Open House
The LSU Vet School Open House was a huge success! Over 6,000 people came through the Vet School on Saturday, January 31, 2015. Thank you to all of our Campus Federal volunteers! A good time was had by all.
OLOL Wellness Program
Campus Federal has partnered with OLOL’s Wellness programs to promote Healthy Lives and Healthy Financial Education Habits. Since the first of the year, the groups has conducted (3) health fairs and recently took the show on the road to the Livingston campus with more to come.
Pre-Dental Workshop at the LSU Dental School
Campus Federal participated in the Pre Dental Workshop with the Dental School. This event gives undergraduate students from all over the state the opportunity to learn about the LSUHSC Dental School. The Dental School offered different classes throughout the day and a tour of the school. I was able to set up a table and talk about Campus Federal to these students. There were a variety of students from different colleges such as LSU, Southeastern, ULL, Nichol State, Xavier, Tulane…just to name a few.
Campus Federal cheered on runners at this year's LA Marathon! Our volunteers handed out water and powerade at a water station near mile 24 during Sunday's LA Marathon. Congratulations to all who participated!
Financial Education 2014 Year in Review
Throughout 2014, Campus Federal, with the help of Blaine Grimes, our Financial Literacy Coordinator, conducted 179 Financial Education presentations that included thousands of participants! In December 2014, 14 LSU Faculty and Staff members graduated from Campus Federal's Financial Education course. Congratulations to our Campus Federal graduates!
Campus Federal recently partnered with the Credit Bureau of Baton Rouge Foundation, EverFi and The Jumpstart Coalition to recognize high school students for completing a Financial Scholars Program. Over 100 students were recognized. Blaine Grimes, our Business Development and Financial Literary Coordinator, is pictured in the back third from the right.
The Big Buddy Program recently partnered with Baton Rouge Community leaders to celebrate its 16th Annual Day of the Mentor. After shadowing Blaine Grimes for the day and visiting the branches, James said he wants to start saving money ASAP and work at a credit union!
Campus Federal staff volunteered at the OLOL Tree Lighting ceremony this year and had a surprise visit from Santa!
Each year the LSU Honors College selects a semester read and community project for its students. This year's project was Hope for the Warriors and students sold wristbands on campus to support our service members and their families. Campus Federal sponsored the event and together helped students raise over $1800!
Campus Federal hosted the annual Geaux Pink fundraiser. Funds raised went to OLOL/Mary Bird Perkins to help in the fight against cancer. First photo shows Campus Federal employees showing their Geaux Pink Spirit! Second photo shows Dawn Harris, our President & CEO, handing off the donation check to Mary Bird Perkins Executive Staff.
Campus Federal partnered with the Office of the Chancellor/President to participate in the annual Old South Baton Rouge Christmas Parade.