Press Releases

For all media inquiries, please contact Meredith H. Siemens at 843.569.4359 or Maggie Nichols at 843.569.498 (Charleston), or 800.845.0432, ext. 4359 (Nationwide).

 

DOMOTO Brings Columbia Together
18 Oct 2018
South Carolina Federal understands the unique needs of business owners and their desire for convenient, personalized banking solutions. 
South Carolina Federal Credit Union Revitalizes Florence Area Humane Society Horse Rescue
09 Oct 2018
The team of 20 employees from the credit union worked at the horse rescue and the animal shelter to clear the land, groom animals, ready facilities and clean stalls in preparation for the barn's new life as a rehabilitation facility. 
Scott Woods Named Chair of Vizo Financial Board of Directors
27 Sep 2018

"As a fierce advocate of the credit union model, leading the Vizo board to enable credit unions of all sizes to serve their members is my great honor," said Woods.

Out of the Blue Initiative Delivers Good Deeds to Florence
25 Sep 2018

Want to know who is behind the mysterious giving and good deeds that are beginning to pop up and will continue in the coming months throughout Florence? The answer may not be one you were banking on … but one you definitely want to keep on your radar. 

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Names John Stanford Vice President of Lending
27 Aug 2018
In his role, Stanford is responsible for developing the credit union's lending strategy and managing the business services team. 
South Carolina Federal Credit Union Ranked Third in 2018 Best Places to Work in South Carolina
14 Aug 2018
South Carolina Federal Credit Union was recognized for the sixth year as one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina. 
South Carolina Federal Credit Union Hosting Free Document Shredding Event
09 Aug 2018

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is hosting a free document shredding event on Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., at its Goose Creek financial center, located at 82 Bridgetown Road, Goose Creek, South Carolina. 

South Carolina Federal CU Names Trey Gantt SVP of Lending Services
30 Jul 2018
South Carolina Federal Credit Union has named Trey Gantt Senior Vice President of Lending Services. 
South Carolina Federal Announces Increased Presence in Florence, SC
13 Jul 2018
Charleston-based, $1.7b South Carolina Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce the acquisition of SC Telco Federal Credit Union's Florence branch operations, via a spinoff. As a result of a June 13, 2018 member vote to approve the change, the transition will be effective on September 30, 2018.
Extended Contact Center Hours
20 Jun 2018

South Carolina Federal Credit Union has extended the hours of its contact center to best serve the membership. The credit union's contact center is now open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

South Carolina Federal Offering $2 Bills for Clemson Fans
12 Dec 2017

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is making it easier for Clemson fans to make their mark on New Orleans during the 2018 Sugar Bowl. All credit union financial centers will be offering $2 bills, stamped with the licensed Clemson tiger paw. The bills will be available beginning Dec. 15th at all South Carolina Federal financial centers while supplies last.

South Carolina Federal More Time Cheering College Bowl Giveaway
12 Dec 2017
South Carolina Federal Credit Union is sending Clemson University and University of South Carolina fans to cheer on their teams this bowl season.
South Carolina Federal Hosts Rotating Artists with Holiday Celebration
29 Nov 2017
South Carolina Federal Credit Union's Forest Acres financial center, at 4503 Forest Drive in Columbia, is showcasing work of the Trenholm Artist Guild (TAG).
South Carolina Federal Credit Union Hosting Free Document Shredding Event
28 Sep 2017

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is hosting a free document shredding event on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 9 a.m. – 1p.m., at its Moncks Corner financial center, located at 456 North Highway 52, Moncks Corner, South Carolina.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Ranked #2 Nationally for its Asset Class
20 Sep 2017

South Carolina Federal Credit Union has been named one of the 2017 Best Credit Unions to Work For. Credit Union Journal has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees. South Carolina Federal ranked in the #2 spot within their asset class and #7 overall.

Scott Woods Elected to CUNA Class C Board Seat
23 Aug 2017

Scott Woods, President and CEO of the $1.6 billion South Carolina Federal Credit Union has been elected to the open Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Class C Board Seat. Class C representatives are elected at-large nationally and include those credit unions with more than 141,000 members.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Named #6 Among 2017 Best Places to Work
08 Aug 2017

South Carolina Federal Credit Union was recognized for the 5th year as one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in South Carolina. In the Large Employer (250+ employees) category, South Carolina Federal placed #6, out of 28 companies recognized. The competition, now in its 12th year, is put on by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, Best Companies Group, and SC Biz.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Hosting Free Document Shredding Event
01 Aug 2017

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is hosting a free document shredding event on Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 9 a.m. – 1p.m., at its Northeast Columbia financial center, located at 2350 LeGrand Road Columbia, South Carolina.

Scott Woods Makes Bid for CUNA Class C Board Seat
18 Jul 2017

Scott Woods, President and CEO of South Carolina Federal Credit Union, is campaigning for the CUNA Class C Board Seat, an opening made available in late May.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Hosting Free Document Shredding Event
12 Jun 2017

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is hosting a free document shredding event on Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 9 a.m. – 1p.m., at its Oakbrook financial center, located at 9999 Dorchester Road Summerville, South Carolina.

South Carolina Federal Announces New Volunteer Appointments
16 May 2017

Mary Whited was named chairwoman of the board. Whited has been active as a member of the South Carolina Federal Credit Union supervisory committee since 1996 and was elected to the board of directors in 1999. This is her second term at the helm of the seven member, volunteer board, chairing initially from 2003 to 2005.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Offers $9,000 Reward to Fight Fraud in State
10 May 2017

South Carolina Federal, through Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry, in an effort to combat fraud in our state, is offering a $9,000 reward for any information leading to the arrest of the suspects/s. The fraud is not linked to a breach of any financial institution’s secure data.

South Carolina Federal Hosts Adopt-a-Pet Event & Donation Drive
08 May 2017

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is going to the dogs (and cats)!  We are pleased to team up with the Charleston Animal Society to find forever homes for pets in need within our community.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Hosting Free Document Shredding Event
02 May 2017

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is hosting a free document shredding event on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 9 a.m. – 1p.m., at its James Island financial center, located at 1317 Folly Rd. in Charleston, South Carolina.

Michael Blanton Joins South Carolina Financial Solutions
07 Mar 2017

Michael Blanton has joined Investment Solutions through CFS*, the investment subsidiary of South Carolina Federal Credit Union, as the newest CFS* Financial Advisor. He will serve as a dedicated resource for the Moncks Corner, Naval Weapons Station and Oakbrook financial centers.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Announces 7th Annual Scholarship Competition
31 Jan 2017

South Carolina Federal Credit Union announces its 7th Annual smpl. Scholarship Competition. The smpl. program provides financial education and community engagement opportunities for 15 to 25 year olds throughout the region. The scholarship will award a total of $7,500 to three deserving students for use toward their college educations.

Matt Alexander, Supervisory Committee Member, Named to 2018 Liberty Fellowship Class
05 Jan 2017

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce, Supervisory Committee member, Matt Alexander’s designation as a Class of 2018 Liberty Fellow. The Liberty Fellowship class is comprised of 21 individuals, selected from across industries and regions, each exhibiting an understanding of the challenges facing our state and the leadership skills necessary to initiate dialogue, exploration and take action for the good of South Carolina.

South Carolina Federal Celebrates 80th Anniversary with Free Charleston Member Event
17 Oct 2016

South Carolina Federal Credit Union has spent 2016 celebrating 80 years of member service. To top off the festivities, the credit union is inviting members to join them on October 27, 2016 for a day at the Coastal Carolina Fair, free of charge!

South Carolina Federal Celebrates 80th Anniversary with Free Columbia Member Event
10 Oct 2016

South Carolina Federal Credit Union has spent 2016 celebrating 80 years of member service. To top off the festivities, the credit union is inviting members to join them on October 20, 2016 for a day at the South Carolina State Fair, free of charge!

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Receives Regulatory Approval to Expand (Release to Florence Markets)
26 Sep 2016

South Carolina Federal Credit Union, the Lowcountry’s oldest and largest locally owned financial institution, is pleased to announce expansion plans for 2016 and beyond. This begins with the addition of its service to Florence DuPont Employees Federal Credit Union members and families.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Hosting Free Document Shredding Event
19 Sep 2016

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is hosting a free document shredding event on Saturday, September 24, from 9 a.m. – 1p.m., at its Georgetown financial center, located at 1701 High Market Street in Georgetown, South Carolina.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Receives Regulatory Approval to Expand
15 Sep 2016

South Carolina Federal Credit Union, the Lowcountry’s oldest and largest locally owned financial institution, is pleased to announce expansion plans for 2016 and beyond.  

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Named #4 Nationally in Credit Union Journal’s “2016 Best Credit Unions to Work For” Rankings
07 Sep 2016

 South Carolina Federal Credit Union is honored to be recognized nationally by the Credit Union Journal as the #4 credit union in the country for creating a quality workplace for its employees.

South Carolina Federal Hosts School Supply Drive for Lowcountry Orphan Relief
15 Aug 2016

South Carolina Federal Credit Union will be hosting a school supply drive to benefit Lowcountry Orphan Relief. Charleston-area financial centers will be outfitted with bins for community donations until August 31st.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Named #5 Among 2016 Best Places to Work
04 Aug 2016

South Carolina Federal Credit Union was recognized for the 4th year as one of the 2016 Best Places to Work in South Carolina. In the Large Employer (250+ employees) category, South Carolina Federal placed #5, out of 24 companies recognized. The competition, now in its 11th year, is put on by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, Best Companies Group, and SC Biz.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Hosting Free Document Shredding Event
18 Jul 2016

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is hosting a free document shredding event on Saturday, July 23, from 9 a.m. – 1p.m., at its Sam Rittenberg financial center, located at 1945 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. in Charleston, South Carolina.

 

South Carolina Federal Backs Lowcountry Alzheimer’s Association
11 Jul 2016

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is proud to add the Alzheimer’s Association – South Carolina Chapter as its 2016 rotating seat of the South Carolina Federal Credit Union Foundation.

South Carolina Federal COO, Troy Hall PhD, Named Lowcountry Orphan Relief Chairman
13 Jun 2016

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce, Chief Operating Officer, Troy Hall PhD’s appointment to board chairman of Lowcountry Orphan Relief (LOR).

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Introduces Bank at Work Scholarship
04 May 2016

South Carolina Federal Credit Union awarded $2,500 in scholarship prizes to five area students as a piece of its Bank at Work initiative.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Hosting Free Document Shredding Event
03 May 2016

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is hosting a free document shredding event on Saturday, May 14, from 9 a.m. – 1p.m., at its Summerville financial center, located at 1000 North Main Street, Summerville, South Carolina.

South Carolina Federal Adopt-a-Dog and Food Truck Rodeo
20 Apr 2016

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is going to the dogs!  We are pleased to team up with Doc Williams SPCA and the Charleston Animal Society to find homes for dogs in need within our communities.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union Hosting Free Document Shredding Event
08 Mar 2016

South Carolina Federal Credit Union is hosting a free document shredding event on Saturday, March 19, from 9 a.m. – 1p.m., at its Rivers Avenue financial center, located at 6265 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, South Carolina.

South Carolina Federal Unveils 2016 80th Anniversary Celebration
19 Jan 2016

South Carolina Federal Credit Union, the oldest, locally-owned financial institution in the tri-county, is celebrating its 80th anniversary in 2016. The year’s festivities will include member appreciation events at each of their 17 financial centers located in Charleston, Georgetown and Columbia as well as community-wide celebrations in the fall.

South Carolina Federal Announces Sixth Annual Scholarship Competition
15 Jan 2016

South Carolina Federal Credit Union announces its Sixth Annual smpl. Scholarship Competition. The smpl. program provides financial education and community engagement opportunities for 15 to 25 year olds. The scholarship will award a total of $7,500 to three deserving students to use for their college education.