BKCU Newsletter Jan-Mar 2023 



Blaw Knox Credit Unions Annual Meeting will be held Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at the Credit Union office located at 215 South 17th Street, Mattoon, IL promptly at 10:00 a.m. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to the Credit Union office or to any Director by January 20th. Social distancing and masks may be required.



Be prepared for Christmas 2023 by opening your Christmas Club at BKCU! The Christmas Club is paying 2.00%. All deposits must remain in the account until November 1, 2023, at which time the balance of the account will be moved to your share account. The last day to open a Christmas Club for 2022 is January 31st, so open yours today! Remember, the sooner you open your account the sooner you can start saving!


Congratulations to our International Credit Union Day drawing winners! Donna St. John won the $50 share deposit. Janet Willenborg and Michael Abbott each won a $25 share deposit.   We’re glad so many members stopped by to visit on that special day! Remember, our members are our credit union!


Was Santa extra giving this year? Are you starting to receive those high interest bills in the mail? Always remember to check your options at BKCU. There are several loans available where interest rates might be lower than what you’re paying. We will work hard to accommodate your needs.


Remember to have your income tax refunds direct deposited into your share account at BKCU for quick and easy access!


Accounts at Blaw Knox Credit Union are NCUA insured up to $250,000

On December 31st, we paid 0.40% on all shares





Remember that we offer and provide:

  • Competitive loan rates
  • E-statements                                  
  • Debit cards
  • Extended warranties
  • Real-time online banking & mobile banking
  • Free Notary Public service for members                



Our 12-month Certificate of Deposit is paying a dividend of 2.75% for a minimum deposit of $1,000 and a maximum deposit of $50,000 per certificate.



 Our 2023 privacy policy is posted on our website, for your review.


Did you know that, as a consumer, you are entitled to one free credit report annually from each of the three main credit reporting agencies-Experian, Equifax and TransUnion? Just visit to request your free reports. You can also receive your free credit score by visiting


Scholarship applications for members entering or in college will be available in our office sometime in the spring. Please call for the specifics.


BKCU will be closed the following days:

January 16th - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

February 20th   -  Presidents’ Day


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