Meet Our 2017 Team Pelican Scholarship Winners

Each year, we like to recognize rock star Team Pelican youth savings account members who are graduating high school. Our Team Pelican scholarship awards give high school graduates some extra help paying for college. Scholarships can go a long way and cover textbooks, tuition, meal plans or anything else students might need for their college career. This year, we doubled …

Makin’ Groceries in the Fast Lane: Pack Your Pantry Shopping Spree

Screams of joy echo through the aisles of Carter’s Supermarket in Walker, Louisiana, as long-time Pelican member Lauren Edwards races down the aisles of the store, grabbing as many groceries as she can before the two-minute countdown hits zero. Members of the Pelican team and Lauren’s family cheer her on as she tries to grab everything she needs to host …

Pelican State CU Family Reunion

Life at Pelican | Pelican Family Reunion

Ask anyone at Pelican what it’s like to work here, and they’ll tell you it’s like being a part of one big, happy family. From bridal showers to family support, Pelican’s workplace culture has been and will remain a family-focused atmosphere. We believe that by having a team dedicated to putting the utmost care into the quality of our team …

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 …