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Metro Credit Union Celebrates Newton Branch Opening with Ribbon Cutting

August 21, 2014



CHELSEA, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Metro Credit Union recently celebrated the opening of their new branch located at 334 Watertown St. in Newton with an official ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, August 20 2014.

“Metro’s decision to open here has been many years in the making. We have thousands of members in the city and in neighboring communities and have always felt that our expansion here was inevitable. It’s great to finally make it happen,” said Robert M. Cashman, President and CEO. “We are proud to be in Newton and look forward to expanding our efforts through community outreach, increased financial literacy and becoming a true partner in the neighborhood,” Cashman added.

The new location marks Metro’s 15th branch and is located in the village of Nonantum. Metro’s decision to open its branch in the village of Nonantum was based not only the rich history of the area, but also on the residents and community itself. Nonantum is in early stages of revitalization. As a credit union, Metro has been active participants in this process as it has occurred elsewhere in the communities we serve.

This branch opened for business on Monday, August 18, and provides members living in the Newton area convenient banking services.

About Metro Credit Union

Metro Credit Union is the largest state-chartered credit union in Massachusetts with over $1.3 billion in assets, and serves more than 170,000 members. It is a growing, federally insured financial institution and a leading provider of a full range of financial services to anyone living or working in Essex, Middlesex, Suffolk, Norfolk, Plymouth, Barnstable or Worcester counties in Eastern Massachusetts, as well as Massachusetts state employees and retirees throughout the Commonwealth.

Founded in 1926, Metro Credit Union is a non-profit cooperative institution, owned by and operated for the people who use and benefit from its products and services. Metro uses superior customer service and technology to deliver a full range of financial products to consumers and businesses in eastern Massachusetts. Metro is well known for providing members with unlimited refunds of other banks’ ATM fees through its My Reward Checking account

Metro Credit Union has 15 branch offices conveniently located in Boston, Burlington, Chelsea, Framingham, Lawrence, Lynn, Melrose, Newton, Peabody, Salem, and Tewksbury, and is also a leader in workplace banking, serving over 1,800 companies throughout the state.

Learn more about Metro Credit Union at www.metrocu.org





Metro Credit Union

Keith Pequeno,617-488-5509

kpequeno@metrocu.org

Source: Metro Credit Union


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