January 2020 Newsletter


Bring Your Next Loan To WRFCU

Bring your next loan to Western Rockies by January 31st, 2020 and have your name entered for a $1,000 drawing. PLUS receive a $25 pizza gift card at closing! If you’ve been considering buying a new car, buying a new home, refinancing your car loans or even refinancing your mortgage, allow our loan officers to help you save money and help you through the process! Qualifications and limitations apply.

Western Rockies FCU Members

Never Pay Full Price On Car Maintenance Again
Car maintenance doesn't have to break you. With CarAdvise you’re back in control of your car’s maintenance needs. CarAdvise is the nation’s largest online marketplace for vehicle maintenance and repair. Plus, as a credit union member you will never pay retail again, and save an additional $10 off your first booked service!
With just a few clicks, you can avoid the usual hassle at the shop by scheduling, approving and paying for services all from your phone! Not sure what you need, or if the price is too high? No problem, just talk to one of our licensed mechanics we’ll make sure you don’t agree to unnecessary work or pay too much, we’ve got your back! The best part is that it’s FREE to sign up and you never pay retail price at the shop!
To join the car care revolution, visit Love My Credit Union and start saving on car maintenance. More information at lovemycreditunion.com.

The Visa Real Rewards Card lets you earn more rewards with every qualifying net purchase you make1. It’s simple:

  • Earn 1.5 points monthly for every $1 you spend on eligible net purchases (equal to 1.5% cash back)2
  • Plus, earn 2,500 bonus rewards points after your first purchase3
  • Redeem your points for cash back3, merchandise, travel, and gift cards

Board Of Directors Election Information

The October 2019 Newsletter announced that the terms of two Board of Directors positions will expire in April of 2020, and members interested in becoming a candidate should contact the credit union by November 30, 2019. Terms are for three years and are staggered among seven board positions. At this time two members are interested in running for the two board positions.
Nomination By Petition
Members can still become a candidate in the election through the Nomination by Petition process. The closing date is March 6, 2020. The petition form must be accompanied by a biographical summary and photograph. If any Nomination by Petition entries are received by March 6th, and are accepted, there will be an election and we will provide you with more details and dates at that time. For more information about the Nomination by Petition process call Gail Webb at: 970.243.2434.

Meet Your 2020 Board Candidates

Robert Witt
Robert Witt worked in Mesa County as a School District 51 Teacher, Substitute Teacher, School District 51 Guidance Counselor, Deputy Clerk for Mesa County and is also a Veteran of the U.S. Army. Robert earned an Associate Arts Degree at Otero Junior College (1953- 1955) , a Bachelors in Science at Colorado State University (1955- 1957), and a Masters Degree at Western State Colorado University. Robert has been a member of Western Rockies FCU since 1959. Robert has served on the Western Rockies FCU Board of Directors for 20 years. In addition, Robert has served on the Mesa County Concert Association Board of Directors, has participated in the Alzheimers Memory Walk and is a Member of First Baptist Church. Robert’s experience on the Board of Directors has gained him much knowledge about Western Rockies FCU and he aims to use this experience and knowledge to ensure that Western Rockies continues to grow and provide excellent service to the membership. “Serving on the Board of Directors has been an honor. As a Director I have gained knowledge and insight regarding operations of our Credit Union. Our employees are dedicated to making this a great Credit Union. As a Director I will use my experience to help WRFCU grow and provide excellent service and opportunities for our members. As your Director I will work to move WRFCU forward and keep it a place where people are helping people”.
Tina Peltier
My journey in Grand Junction began when I attended Mesa State College, in 1996. That’s the year I became a member of Western Rockies FCU, and over these 20+ years I’ve witnessed it grow and flourish alongside our expanding community. During this time, the Credit Union has provided me invaluable service and gained my trust in helping me manage my finances. Along the way I’ve raised three children who in turn are Credit Union members, learning the importance of financial planning with the help and guidance of our Credit Union. I feel I now have the opportunity to give back to an establishment and community that has done so much for me and my family, by volunteering as a Western Rockies FCU Board member. I hope my impact as a Board member is two-fold. First, I want my children to see the importance of volunteering within their community, with the wish that someday they will do the same. Secondly, I love being active in our community. As a Realtor, I’ve had the opportunity to meet so many people and form solid, lasting relationships. The strength of our community is with its people, and I like that about the Grand Valley. Additionally, spilling over from the community centered aspects of my professional life, I enjoy the leisure activities that are plentiful here locally. For fun I enjoy playing tennis, skiing, running half marathons throughout the United States, and spending time with my kids. Through this balance of work and play, I have learned the value of community, time management, and work ethic; all of which, I plan to bring to this position. I’d like to thank Western Rockies FCU for this opportunity to serve, I’m excited to embark on the new decade with you all.

More information about The Investment Center at Western Rockies FCU

Important Dates at Western Rockies FCU

Monday, January 20th

All branch lobbies and drive-thru lanes will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr Day.  

Monday, February 17th

All branch lobbies and drive-thru lanes will be closed today in observance of President's Day.

Friday, April 17th

Western Rockies FCU 84th Annual Meeting

Looking For Our Rates?

Real Rewards: You will earn 1.5 Reward Points ("Points") for each dollar of eligible Net Purchases made with your account within a billing cycle (equal to 1.5% cash back). Monthly net purchase points will be applied each billing cycle. Points expire five years from the end of the quarter in which they are earned.

2The Elan Rewards Program is subject to change. Rewards are earned on eligible net purchases. Net purchases are purchases minus credits and returns. Not all transactions are eligible to earn rewards, such as Advances, Balance Transfers, and Convenience Checks. Upon approval, see your Cardmember Agreement for details. You may not redeem Points, and you will immediately lose all of your Points, if your Account is closed to future transactions (including, but not limited to, due to Program misuse, failure to pay, bankruptcy, or death).

3Reward points can be redeemed as a cash deposit to a checking or savings account with this Financial Institution only, within seven business days, or as a statement credit to your credit card account within one to two billing cycles. First purchase bonus points will be applied 6 to 8 weeks after first purchase and are not awarded for balance transfers or cash advances.

Subject to credit approval. The creditor and issuer of these cards is Elan Financial Services, pursuant to a license from Visa U.S.A. Inc. 

Pizza Loan Promotion: Qualifications and limitations apply to this promotion. Limit one gift card per loan. Completing the order form on this website does not guarantee that you will qualify you for a loan with Western Rockies FCU. You must begin and close your loan with Western Rockies FCU to enter the drawing for the three $1,000 prizes and receive $25 Gift Card. $1,000 prize can be received as cash or can be used as a payment toward your new loan. Loans already with Western Rockies do not qualify for this promotion.
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