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 …

Spotlight On - Life of a Single Mom

Spotlight On: The Life of a Single Mom

“Raise your hand if you are or ever have been a single mother.” “Raise your hand if you were raised by a single mother.” “Now, raise your hand if you have ever known and loved a single mother.” With that last question, the hand of every single team member shot into the air at Pelican’s Family Reunion, our annual employee …

Why is a Business Plan Important for Success?

Creating a new business can be quite stressful and fearful all at once. There are many questions to answer. What resources will you need, what is your vision, and how will you bring the vision to life? There is a quote that I often think about when it comes to starting a business, and it states, “Make your vision so …