Campus Federal Announces Grand OpeningFor Immediate Release
Baton Rouge, La. - February 1, 2011
BATON ROUGE, La. (January 25, 2011) - Economists have predicted a recovery in 2011 for the Baton Rouge area and leading the way, Campus Federal Credit Union today announced the grand opening of its fourth full-service branch in the capital region. The newest branch is located at 5711 South Sherwood Forest Boulevard near Airline highway. The new location features two drive-up lanes and drive-up ATM. This is the seventh full-service location, joining three others in Baton Rouge, two in Shreveport and one in New Orleans.
Grand Opening of Sherwood Forest Branch Picture
(Photo Cutline L to R: Dawn Harris, Campus Federal COO & Executive Vice President; John W. Milazzo, Jr., Campus Federal President & Chief Executive Officer; Dr. Roger A. Hinson, Campus Federal Chairman of Board of Directors; Mayor- President Melvin "Kip" Holden; Robert Brouillette, Institute for Dementia Research and Prevention at Pennington Biomedical Research Center Manager; Heather Foil, Institute for Dementia Research and Prevention at Pennington Biomedical Research Center Research Associate; Jennifer Winstead, Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation President & CEO.)
According to John Milazzo, president and CEO, Campus Federal will continue expanding its services for individuals and small businesses. "We have been committed to sound financial principles at Campus Federal since 1934. We are looking forward to an outstanding 2011 for the credit union and our members," Milazzo said. "With the addition of the South Sherwood Forest branch we are better able to serve our expanding business member base, as well as, serving our members that live or work in the surrounding community."
To celebrate the grand opening of the South Sherwood Forest branch, Campus Federal also launched "Members Remember," a charitable campaign with the Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation to support its Institute for Dementia Research. The Institute for Dementia Research works to improve the quality of life for individuals in Louisiana with Alzheimer's by generating world-class research programs focused on dementia prevention.
About Campus Federal Credit Union
Campus Federal is a progressive financial institution providing flexible, competitive financial and related products to meet member needs by providing world-class second to none service. Formed in 1934 by seven employees of Louisiana State University, Campus Federal is financially sound and has grown to over 38,000 memberships and seven locations in Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Shreveport.