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Cabrillo Credit Union Celebrated International Credit Union Day in Unique Way

San Diego County CA— Cabrillo Credit Union celebrated International Credit Union Day, October 20, with food and fun.  In addition to serving food at the branches, Members were greeted by Cabrillo employees wearing traditional clothing honoring their country’s heritage.

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Cabrillo employees also celebrated with a potluck, featuring foods from their homeland.

From the Philippines, France, Guam, Portugal, Peru, Panama and more, Cabrillo is proud to have a diverse group of employees and members.

International Credit Union (ICU) Day was established to remember the credit union movement’s history and to promote its achievements.  It is also a day for the Credit Union to show appreciation for its members.

ICU Day has been celebrated on the third Thursday of October since 1948. Credit unions and associations throughout the world celebrate the day with fundraisers, open houses, contests, picnics and parades.

“Not only are we proud of our roots, but also what the credit union movement is still doing today.  Credit unions were started for members, by members.  Although many things have changed in the financial services sector, our credit union, and our industry, has never lost sight of our mantra…people helping people,” said Robin Lentz, Cabrillo Credit Union CEO.

About Cabrillo Credit Union

Cabrillo Credit Union was established in 1955 to serve Border Patrol agents in San Diego. Today it serves as the primary financial institution for those employed by the U.S. Border Patrol and other federal agencies in the San Diego area. Cabrillo CU also serves Sharp HealthCare, Carlsbad City employees, and is open to anyone who lives or works in San Diego County.

With five branches in the San Diego area, plus access to 30,000 ATMs and 5,000 Shared Branches, Cabrillo Credit Union makes managing your money easy.  Their cutting-edge online & mobile platform gives Cabrillo members 24/7 access to checking balances, paying bills, depositing checks, even performing free inter-institution transactions.

For more information, visit their website at