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First Heritage Federal Credit Union to Merge with Hornell Erie Federal Credit Union

PAINTED POST, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - First Heritage Federal Credit Union has announced its planned merger with Hornell Erie Federal Credit Union. Nearly 1,000 members of Hornell Erie FCU will become a part of the First Heritage family.

Hornell Erie FCU currently serves those who live, work, attend school, or worship in Steuben, Livingston, or Allegany Counties. The merger with First Heritage is expected to expand the banking services available to Hornell Erie FCU members.
Currently limited to savings accounts, personal loans and vehicle loans, Hornell Erie FCU members will now have access to First Heritage’s full array of services, including high-yield checking accounts, online banking services, and loans, to meet all of their home buying needs. Hornell Erie FCU members will also be able to take advantage of the newly opened First Heritage Hornell branch located at 167 Seneca Street.
General Manager of Hornell Erie Federal Credit Union, Marty Pieko, said: 

“We find it more challenging than ever to be able to provide our members with the latest banking technologies. We are confident that this merger with First Heritage will provide the best products and services for our members.We are looking forward to the day we can officially declare that we are now a part of First Heritage Federal Credit Union. Their mission statement of “Our Family Helping Yours” makes us confident that this merger will significantly improve the financial well-being and lives of our members.” 
The merger has been approved by the regulatory agencies as well as the Hornell Erie Federal Credit Union members. Members voted to approve this merger during a special member meeting on August 1, 2018. The two credit unions will officially come together on August 18, 2018.

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