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Members First - Celebrating 70 Years of People Helping People1/1/2024

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This year, Members First Credit Union of Florida is celebrating 70 years of People Helping People. Originally started as Escambia County Teachers Credit Union then later as Education Credit Union of Northwest Florida, we've grown to serve communities in Escambia, Santa Rosa, and Okaloosa Counties. While, a lot has changed in 70 years, our goals and desire to help our members achieve their financial dreams and goals remain the same. We thank you for putting your trust in Members First and our promise to bring financial well-being and inclusion to everyone. We're proud of what we've been able to achieve over the years and continue to work with our members and mission in mind, because it is through your success that we succeed.

To celebrate, we're rewarding our members with the gift of 70! Below are exclusive offers for our Platinum Jubilee celebration: 


Earn up to $70 When You Refer-a-Friend!

Here's how you can get rewarded:

When you refer-a-friend to become a member of Members First Credit Union of Florida and they open a new account, we’ll deposit $10.00 into your account*.

Or, for every new member you refer who opens a new account and new auto, boat, motorcycle, RV loan, credit card, mortgage, or personal loan**, we’ll deposit $70.00 into your account and $70.00 into their savings account

Download and print the referral form below. Once you’ve filled it out, give it to your friend, neighbor, or family member to bring to one of our locations.

Download Refer A Friend Program Form


*A $10 Referral bonus is awarded to existing member for a new share account opened/started by a new member. Referral account must have a minimum balance of $5 to qualify.

**Referred loan has to be approved and opened with Members First Credit Union of Florida at the time the new share account is opened. Referred mortgage loan must be approved at the time the new share account is opened and funded within 45 days of account opening. Minimum loan or credit amount of $5,000 is required.


Share Your Member Story for a Chance to Win $70!

Help us celebrate 70 years of people helping people when you share your member success story with us. Every quarter, we'll pick a member story to feature and the winner will be awarded a $70 cash prize!

* Required Fields

    • Share My Member Success Story Testimonial Release:

      I hereby grant Members First Credit Union of Florida the irrevocable and unrestricted right to use, reproduce, distribute, display, and publish the testimonial provided by me in any and all marketing materials, including but not limited to, websites, social media, brochures, advertisements, presentations, and any other promotional materials.

      I understand and agree to the following terms:

      Ownership: I acknowledge that the Testimonial is voluntarily provided by me, and I retain no ownership rights over its use.

      No Compensation: I understand that I will not receive any financial compensation for providing this - Testimonial or for its use by the Credit Union.

      No Confidential Information: I confirm that the Testimonial does not contain any confidential or - proprietary information about third parties.

      Full Release: I release the Credit Union, its representatives, employees, and agents, from any liability, claims, or demands arising out of the use of the Testimonial, including without limitation any claims for defamation, invasion of privacy, or infringement of moral or intellectual property rights.

      Revocation: I understand that I cannot revoke this release once the Testimonial has been published by the Credit Union.

      Right to Edit: The Credit Union reserves the right to edit, modify, or adapt the Testimonial for clarity, length, or to comply with applicable laws and regulations.


    Get 7,000 Rewards Points When You Spend $2,500*

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    Celebrate with us and treat yourself to more rewards during our 70th anniversary celebration. Spend $2,500 on purchases using your Members First Visa® credit card now through August 31, 2024, and you’ll earn 7,000 Rewards Points.

    Don't Have A Credit Card With Us?

    Increase your spending power and earn rewards for your day-to-day purchases. With a Members First Visa® credit card, you'll enjoy enhanced features like Tap to Pay, EMV Chip technology, fraud monitoring, 24/7 cardholder service, card management capabilities, and more.


    *Earn 7,000 Rewards Points when you spend at least $2,500 on purchases made using your Members First Credit Union of Florida Visa credit card from June 1, 2024 - August 31, 2024. $2,500 minimum spend threshold applies to all finalized qualifying transactions after returns made between the June 1, 2024 - August 31, 2024 timeframe. Please allow for up to two billing cycles for rewards points to be awarded to your account. All loans are subject to credit approval. NCUA Insured.


    Members First Credit Union of Florida reserves the right to change, modify, or terminate these programs at any time without notice.






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