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National Credit Union Youth Month

April 1st - 30th

Open to members age 17 & younger

Visit LVECU during the month of April 2019 and help us celebrate National Credit Union Youth Month™. Stop into one of our offices to enter our NCUYM drawing and receive your DIY picture frame! And remember, LVECU membership is open to all members of your family.

The Month of April Kirby Club Members (ages 12 & under) can:

  • Receive Double Kirby Credits for Deposits*

  • Visit the credit union and take home a DIY picture frame

  • Enter to win the Kirby Club NCUYM Grand Prize: Polaroid™ One-Step 2 Viewfinder i-Type Camera with film** (approximate value $145)

The Month of April CYY Members (ages 13-17) can:

  • Enter to win the $100 Quarterly Drawing. Congratulations to our 2018 4th quarter drawing winner Emily Stefens!

  • Enter to win the CYY NCUYM Grand Prize: HP Sprocket™ Photo Printer with Photo Paper** (approximate value $120)

Copyright 2019 Credit Union National Association Inc. Information subject to change without notice. For use with members of a single credit union. All other rights reserved. LVECU employees, volunteers and immediate family members are not eligible for drawings. Must be a member age 17 & under to enter.    *Maximum 20 credits per deposit/visit.    **See a Teller or MSR for Entry Blank.

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Annual Meeting

Our annual meeting was held on Saturday, March 16th at Parkland High School. We had a nice turnout with over 100 members in attendance. Annual reports from the Board of Directors, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer were presented to the membership for review. Eugenia Emert, Nominating Committee Chairperson and Board Secretary/Treasurer, cast the ballot for the election. William Ayers, Daniel Weaver and Dennis Nemes were elected to the Board of Directors for a three-year term. Sherri Molitoris was elected to fill the unexpired two-year term for Robert Bold who resigned in March 2019.

Our 10 scholarship winners were recognized for their outstanding achievements. There was a variety of fruit and breakfast pastries to snack on, as well as a full breakfast of french toast, eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns and more. The morning wrapped up with a raffle of over 30 door prizes. We would like to extend a special thank you to Ms. Lori Seier and the Parkland High School cafeteria staff for the great service. 

Visit an LVECU office to get a copy of the Annual Report.


2019 Scholarship Winners

This is the 18th year LVECU has offered scholarships to our young members who are continuing their education. Once again, we awarded ten $1,000 scholarships. Since the program’s inception, we have awarded $175,000 in scholarships.

Pictured from left to right: Michael Lewis, Erika Thomas, Gretchen Helsel, Alexander Strohl, Ashley Adamson, Chris Whiteman, Anna Tjeltveit

Pictured from left to right: Michael Lewis, Erika Thomas, Gretchen Helsel, Alexander Strohl, Ashley Adamson, Chris Whiteman, Anna Tjeltveit

In order to be eligible for a scholarship, applicants needed to complete an application, write an essay, have a GPA of at least 2.75, participate in extracurricular activities or community service and include a letter of recommendation. We had many qualified applicants and the Scholarship Committee had a difficult time choosing the 10 winners.

We would like to congratulate the following recipients:

ASHLEY ADAMSON – Ashley will be graduating from Freedom High School this year. She is planning on attending Moravian College in the fall to study Marketing & Communication. Ashley is on the Bethlehem Area School District Mini-thon committee, works at Panera Bread and volunteers at St. Luke’s.

MADISON ANTHONY – Madison is a 2016 graduate of Southern Lehigh High School and is a junior at Mansfield University. She is a Music Education major with a minor in Spanish. Madison has made the Dean’s List every semester, is a member of the Mansfield Marching Band, Treasurer of the Pennsylvania Collegiate Music Educators Association and a member of the FRC Robotics Team.

MAXINE GALE LAPP – Maxine is a graduate of Liberty High School and is currently a freshman at Marywood University. She is an Art Therapy major and has worked as an Art Therapy assistant. Maxine made the honor roll all 4 years at Liberty and has received the Eastern Region Pennsylvania State Education Association Scholarship, the Charles J and Margaret S McCarty Endowment Scholarship and the Roland J Wotring Scholarship, to name a few.

GRETCHEN HELSEL – Gretchen is currently a senior at Salisbury High School and is planning on attending Messiah College in the fall, where she will major in Elementary Education with a minor in ESOL. She is a member of the National Honor Society, President of the Student Taking Active Roles Club and a member of the Varsity Softball Team.

RYAN HIPPENSTEEL – Ryan graduated from Northwestern Lehigh High School in 2017 and is a sophomore at Penn State University, where he is studying Supply Chain Management. Ryan has made the Dean’s List 3 times, is a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon, an Axis-Thon Organization member and an Intramural Referee.

MICHAEL LEWIS – Michael is a graduate of Bethlehem Catholic High School and is a freshman at American University. He is majoring in Justice, Law and Criminology. Michael was a 2-time state champion wrestler in high school and is a member of the American University Wrestling Team. He is also a recipient of the Tony Iasiello Scholarship.

ALEXANDER STROHL – Alexander is a senior at Allentown Central Catholic High School and is planning on attending the University of Pittsburgh, where he will major in Economics with a minor in Political Science. He is an Eagle Scout, a member of the National Honor Society, the Debate Team, Scholastic Scrimmage Team, the Student Council and founder & president of the Economics Team.

ERIKA THOMAS – Erika graduated from Northwestern Lehigh High School in 2016 and is a junior at Marywood University. She is majoring in Communication Sciences & Disorders and has made the Dean’s List every semester. Erika is a member of the Speech-Language Hearing Club, Zeta Phi Delta Sorority and past member of the Marywood Basketball Team.

Good luck to all our scholarship winners and all LVECU’s recent graduates.


Help protect your family against the unexpected.

With the Less Stress Debt Protection Program.

Life can be wonderful. But it can also get complicated when unexpected things happen. Protecting your loan balance or loan payments against death, disability or involuntary unemployment could help protect your finances.

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Life Plus adds protection for financially-stressful life events such as accidental dismemberment, terminal illness, hospitalization, family medical leave, and the loss of life of a non-protected dependent.

It’s easy to apply for Less Stress Debt Protection. It’s voluntary and won’t affect your loan approval.

Call LVECU at 610-820-0145 and ask about protecting your loan today.

Your purchase of the Less Stress Debt Protection with Life Plus is optional and will not affect your application for credit or the terms of any credit agreement required to obtain a loan. Certain eligibility requirements, conditions, and exclusions may apply. Please contact your loan representative or refer to the Member Agreement for a full explanation of the terms of the Less Stress Debt Protection. You may cancel the protection at any time. If you cancel protection within 30 days you will receive a full refund of any fee paid.

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Free Shred Day

Free Document Shredding • Members Only • Saturday, June 1st 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. • LVECU, 3720 Hamilton Blvd., Allentown, PA


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