Spotlight On: Leadership Tangipahoa

Most of my life has been spent living, going to church, shopping, and eating in Tangipahoa Parish (which we call Tangi). As a kid, I remember when Hammond still had an indoor mall and going there to play laser tag would be the highlight of my weekend. Fast forward a few years to when I graduated from Southeastern. I never …

How to Build the Best Resume

When writing a resume, it’s very important that what you are displaying on paper is your best you can offer. As a Human Resources team member that checks several resumes each day, I feel that sometimes this message can get lost for a lot of applicants. Think about it this way: a resume is the first impression you’ll make on …

Day in the Life of a Pelican Credit Counselor: Lynn Gobert

Pelican’s Nationally Certified Credit Counselors talk with members each day to help guide them in their financial decisions and improve their financial wellness. They work closely with our members to help them review their budget and make significant progress toward their financial goals. Lynn Gobert is a Nationally Certified Credit Counselor through the Credit Union National Society (CUNA). We asked …

Spotlight On: Beach Bums Sports Complex in Denham Springs

Over the last year, I have had the pleasure of working with Beach Bums Sports Complex owners Dr. Robin Dale and Dr. Chris Fussell. They came to Pelican in January of 2018 with a vision and plan to buy what was previously known as Laguna Beach Volleyball and turn it into Beach Bums Sports Complex. The two owners have been …

Things People Don’t Think About Donating

Being from Louisiana, we’ve seen first-hand how quickly you can lose everything, which is why giving back is so important. Giving back isn’t all about doing a 5k or participating in a school fundraiser selling chocolate. There are so many people in need of the simple things such as toiletries, first aid items, and food. Think back to Hurricane Katrina …

Meet Our 2019 Team Pelican Scholarship Winners

Our team members get such joy out of receiving our Team Pelican Scholarship submissions each year. Louisiana is filled with so many bright, service-driven high school students, and we’re honored to be able to provide scholarship awards to them! We’re excited to share our 2019 Team Pelican Scholarship award winners, including the winner of our two new awards, the Pelican …