Ravalli County FCU Latest News

Mark Your Calendar – Florence Update!

We are excited to announce new business hours (effective March 1, 2021) for our Florence branch, located at 5525 US Hwy 93 N – between Town Pump and Gary and Leo’s. Our Florence location is a full-service branch offering all of the same, great products and services that our Hamilton Branch offers PLUS extended hours. Stop by and see us today!

We get it.

High School Member Scholarship Program

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for our 2021 High School Member Scholarship program. The Credit Union will be issuing one scholarship for $3,000.00 and is available to any graduating high school senior who is a member of Ravalli County FCU.

All applications must be completed and turned in to the Credit Union no later than May 1st, 2021.

Criteria for Selection:

Applicants must meet all criteria to be considered for the scholarship.

  • Must have been a Ravalli County FCU member for at least one year.
  • Minimum high school GPA of 3.50
  • Rank in the top 25% of graduating class
  • Minimum ACT score of 22 or SAT score of 1540

Documentation Needed:

  • High school transcripts (showing rank in class)
  • Completed Application (Cover letter & Essay)
  • Two letters of reference including one from a counselor or faculty member

We Have a Winner!

Congratulations to James! He was our $100 in-house winner for the January WINcentive drawing!!

FRAUD ALERT!

We have been notified of two different phishing scams currently taking place. The first one is an Amazon/Apple scam and, in most cases, the scammers are leaving voicemails on their victim’s phone offering them an account for $399.99 or is stating there is something wrong with their account and need a call back. Do not call them back- or provide any banking information if you answer the call. Check out this article from the FTC to learn more about the Amazon/Apple scam and what you can do to protect yourself from scammers. (https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/…/fake-calls-apple-and…)
It has also been reported that Montanans are receiving text messages about their unemployment benefits with a link for them to click on. Please do not click as it may contain malware. (https://www.ktvh.com/…/state-warns-about-text-scam…)
If you feel you have become a victim to one of these scams please call the Credit Union immediately at 363-4631.

VITA 2021

We are excited to announce that we will once again be participating in the VITA Tax Program!

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

Call 406-363-4631 to schedule your appointment!