We’re a Credit Union – That means we’re Not for Profit
Your Community Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative designed to help members help themselves financially. Every credit union member is also a credit union “owner.” Unlike a bank, there are no outside stockholders that receive “profits.” Credit unions return their “profits” to their members in the form of better rates and lower fees. So we put more money back in your pockets!
Important information in this section:
- Our History
- News & Articles
- Become a Member
- Partner Companies
- Student Branches
- Holiday Schedule
- Community Involvement
- Unlawful Internet Gambling Policy
Discover the benefits of becoming a member of Your Community Credit Union!
Every year, low-income families try to buy vehicles to get to work or for use in conducting essential family business. Many are unable to do so because of debt or credit challenges resulting in high finance rates. If you add in the high cost of a reliable car, many families with limited incomes find car ownership to be out of reach.
Responsible Rides has the solution!
Your Community Credit Union, Freedom First Credit Union, Freedom First Insurance, and Enterprise Car Sales have collaborated with Lynchburg Community Action Group,Total Action Against Poverty and New River Community Action in the adminstration of Responsible Rides, a car purchase program for low-income families in the local community.
Cars are selected for reliability, mileage, and affordability from the Enterprise Car Sales fleet, with the financing from Central Virginia FCU in Lynchburg and Freedom First FCU in Roanoke and the New River Valley. The benefits include a No-haggle pricing policy, 109 point inspection certified vehicle, and a 12/12 limited powertrain warranty and 12 month roadside assistance.
Responsible Rides is available to those living in Lynchburg, Roanoke or the New River Valley whose household income is at or below 300 percent of the poverty level. Other requirements in the program include successful completion of three hours of free financial education and attendance of a two-hour vehicle maintenance class.
For complete information about Responsible Rides, contact:
Danielle Hamilton | Central Virginia Federal Credit Union
434/528-9016 ext 1411
Lynchburg Responsible Rides
Lynchburg Community Action Group,Inc.
926 Commerce Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504
Roanoke Responsible Rides
145 Campbell Avenue, Suite 602
Roanoke, VA 24011
540-345-6781 ext. 4327
New River Valley Responsible Rides
644 West Main Street
Radford, VA 24141
Community Service Efforts
Help Your Community Credit Union as we help your community… because it’s our community, too! It is our mission to provide helping hands to many efforts in our area.
We have been busy with several exciting and meaningful community events! Here are a few events we have participated in recently to assist a variety of local organizations:
Hope for Tomorrow 5K
Held to raise funds to fight children’s cancer. Our staff ran, walked and our smallest participants were in strollers for this terrific cause!
Day in the Park
An annual event held at Miller Park in Lynchburg to promote a day of healthy family fun! Our credit union featured Dr. Seuss’s “Cat in the Hat” to promote the love of reading to youth in our community.
CMN Jeans Day
We celebrated in our branches to raise funds for our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Our staff paid to wear jeans for the day and build awareness of the importance of our CMN hospital serving children in our community. In addition, our members donated changed to our “CMN Change Challenge.”
Working for Your Community Credit Union
CVFCU values our staff! We understand that the best staff provides the best service to our member-owners. It is our goal to provide employees with top notch benefits as well as educational opportunities.
|Standard Benefits for Full Time Employees|
|Paid employee health insurance||Paid employee dental insurance|
|Optional family insurance coverage||Life insurance (up to 3x annual salary)|
|401K Plan with various investment choices||Extensive training and educational opportunities|
|Federal holidays off||Flexible leave plan|
|Incentive plan for all staff||Long term disability coverage|
|Community Involvement events||Casual work environment|
Community Involvement Incentive
Employees are encouraged to take part in community projects and are rewarded for doing so. As part of a comprehensive incentive program, employees receive one hour of leave time for every hour spent volunteering with an approved community group outside of normal business hours. Employees may accrue up to 80 hours of bonus leave time per year.
Become the Office Hero!
Offer your employees the benefit of financial services and become the hero around your office! Offering your employees the benefit of credit union membership, allows them to take advantage of quality low cost financial products and services.
Becoming a partner company is easy…and it costs your company nothing!
Employee benefits of credit union membership:
- Access to lower loan rates, fewer fees and higher savings rates for better consumer buying power
- Periodic on-site visits at your workplace to save your employees time with added personal service
- Financial education materials and workshops on a variety of financial topics
Employer benefits of Partnering with Your Community Credit Union
- Adding to the benefits package of your staff (For Free!)
- Financially stable employees are more productive and efficient
- On-site visits reduce leave time and time spent
Become a Partner Company for your staff today!
Check out BecomeTheOfficeHero.com for more details or contact Kim Wilkerson for information about becoming a partner company today! Email email@example.com or call 434/528-9016 extension 1256.
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Save on your taxes!
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Jackson Hewitt Disclaimer:
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Enjoy a Movie and Save Big!
Your Community Credit Union offers reduced priced movie tickets that can be redeemed at any Regal Cinema, United Artist Theater or Edwards Theater! We offer several great options for members to choose from.
Premiere Super Saver Tickets-accepted for any movie at any time! CVFCU members receive the best value at $8.00 while regular ticket price is $11.00 with no expiration date!
VIP Super Saver Tickets-offer members a great savings at $7.00 valid for admission after the first 12 days of a selected new release-typically big blockbuster films with no expiration date!
Movie Gift Cards-include two movie tickets and $10 for concessions, terrific for gift giving! Check with a branch for availability.
Have fun and save money!
Your Community Credit union offers discounted tickets to our members for Kings Dominion, Carowinds, Busch Gardens, and Water Country. Members enjoy a big savings on daily admissions and season passes!
|Gate Price||Our Price||Savings||Open Dates|
|Kings Dominion Adult (3 and up)||$64.00||$39.00||$25.00||April 5 – November 2|
|Carowinds||$57.00||$39.00||$18.00||April 5 – November 2|
Coming soon for 2014…
|.Busch Gardens Fun Cards | $70.00 | $65.00 |.$5.00 | March 17 – September 2, 2013 |
|.Busch Gardens Adult | $70.00 | $55.00 |.$15.00 | March 17 – October 27, 2013 |
|.Busch Gardens Child (3-9) | $60.00 | $45.00 |.$15.00 | March 17 – October 27, 2013 |
|.Water Country Adult | $49.00 | $39.00 |.$10.00 | May 18 – September 2, 2013 |
|.Water Country Child (3-9) | $42.00 | $32.00 |.$10.00 | May 18 – September 2, 2013 |
Become a Member and Feel the Difference!
Your Community Credit Union proudly serves the communities of Region 2000. Member-Ownership is open to anyone who lives, works, worships or goes to school in Virginia’s Region 2000.
Region 2000 includes Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and Campbell counties, the City of Lynchburg, City of Bedford and the Town of Altavista. Membership is also open to businesses and other legal entities located in Region 2000.
Once a Member, always a Member. If you ever leave the area, business, church or school you can remain a member as long as you like.
Full Family Membership
CVFCU promotes and encourages full family membership, which means any natural or legal relative of a Member-Owner is eligible for membership.
Your Community Branch Locations
Timberlake Branch | 20255 Timberlake Road | Lynchburg, VA 24502
Monday-Friday 9:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday | Lobby & Drive Up Service | 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Madison Heights Branch | Seminole Plaza | Madison Heights, VA 24572
Monday-Friday 9:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturdays | Drive Up Service Only | 9:00 am-2:00 pm
Mt. Athos Branch | 1638 Mt. Athos Road | Lynchburg, VA 24504
Monday-Friday 9:00 am-6:00 pm
Forest Branch | 14416 Forest Road | Forest, VA 24551
Cavalier Corner Shopping Center | Intersection of Rt. 221 and Perrowville Road
Monday-Friday 9:00 am-6:00 pm
Lynchburg College Branch | 107 Schewel Hall
Tuesday and Friday 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
During branch hours, call 434/544-8804. Other business hours, call 434/528-9016.
Your Community Credit Union is On Campus!
The Bee Branch at Brookville High School
As part of our financial literacy mission, CVFCU established a student run credit union in Brookville High School in 2005. The objective of this joint venture with Campbell County Schools has been to provide students with a practical way to learn about money. Students are also encouraged to get in the habit of SAVING money!
In addition to educational materials, the credit union sponsors “Lunch & Learn” sessions throughout the year on a wide range of Financial Education topics. Students employed to work in student branch also work part time hours in our other branch locations. The Bee Branch is open for students during lunches to make deposits or withdrawals of only $20 or less.
Lynchburg College – On Campus!
To further our financial literacy effort with college students, CVFCU introduced our On Campus branch at Lynchburg College in 2011. This student run branch is located inside Schewel Hall. It is open Monday and Thursday from 1:00-4:00 pm. Students can conduct a full range of transactions like in our traditional branches. For added convenience, there is a full service ATM in the Student Center.
To set up an account online go to the membership application and follow the online instructions. Be sure to check the Lynchburg Branch location on the application.
For more information about our Student Run branches, please contact Kim Wilkerson at 434/528-9016 ext 1256.
In observance of the following Federal holidays, CVFCU will be closed. For your convenience, CU-Online, CU Phone Access and ATMs will be available 24/7 for your use.
2014 Holiday Closings
New Year’s Day | Wednesday, January 1
Martin Luther King, Jr Day | Monday, January 20
Presidents Day | Monday, February 17
Memorial Day | Monday, May 26
Independence Day | Friday, July 4
Labor Day | Monday, September 1
Columbus Day | Monday, October 13
Veterans Day | Tuesday, November 11
Thanksgiving Day | Thursday, November 27
Christmas | Thursday, December 25
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