Denham Springs Antique Village Spring Festival

Spotlight On: Denham Springs Antique Village Spring Festival

Each year, we get the pleasure of sponsoring and presenting two of our favorite festivals in Louisiana—the Denham Springs Antiques Village Spring and Fall Festivals! The festivals are hosted by the Denham Springs Antiques Merchant Association (DSAMA for short), and thousands of people come out throughout the day to support the local businesses in our community. It’s not called the …

Baton Rouge Homebuying Financial Literacy Workshop Recap

Financial Literacy Workshops are one of the many ways our Financial Outreach team helps educate Louisiana residents on several different topics. We have a variety of workshop topics, including credit reports and scores, saving and budgeting for success and planning and tips on home ownership. We recently presented a Financial Literacy Workshop called Owning the Homebuying Process at the Baton …

Credit Union Branch

Can You Use Credit Unions from Anywhere?

Time and again we hear people ask “Can you use credit unions from anywhere?” You probably hear about banks being everywhere and assume that since credit unions aren’t “big banks,” you have limited access to your funds. We’re here to tell you that that’s simply not true. Most of this comes from the widespread issue of people relaying misinformation about …

Denham Springs Free Kids Bike Race Recap

“You cannot let him ride that bike in public,” said my husband Wes. Our 3-year-old son had hit a growth spurt and suddenly looked like a clown on his tiny red tricycle. After enduring a heavy guilt trip, I gave my blessing for Wes to take Parker to Academy Sports to buy a new bike at 8 pm (bedtime) the …

Alexis Patterson - Pelican State Credit Union Internship

Being an Intern at Pelican State Credit Union

When I began to prepare for my first day as an intern at Pelican, I did some research on the company. I studied the corporate values, vision statement and mission statement. I also read Pelican’s most recent annual report to get an insight on what they accomplished over the year. What I learned prior to my first day, was how …

Lauren Chemin - Credit Union Career

Pelican Family Moment: Lauren Chemin

Time and again, our team and credit union members will say that Pelican is one big family. Many even have stories about specific moments that have really stuck with them over the years. We talked with our Human Resources Manager Lauren Chemin about the moment that she really felt like Pelican was a family. Lauren’s story tugged at our heartstrings: …

Meet Our 2016 Team Pelican Scholarship Winners

Pelican State Credit Union gives up to $6,000 in scholarships away to Louisiana high school graduates every year. Every one of these students represents Pelican’s mission. They stand out as leaders in their schools and communities. They have a passion for serving and helping their communities, and the Team Pelican scholarship is in place to support those students. Our scholarship …