Norton Healthcare Sports and Learning Complex in conjunction with the Louisville Urban League.

Press Releases

Stay up-to-date with how we're bettering lives in the communities we serve. 

Bettering Lives

At Commonwealth Credit Union, it all comes down to one thing: bettering lives. That means bettering the lives of our team, our members, and our communities. You see, bettering lives has a ripple effect. With the power of the ripple, something small can have an enormous impact.

So as you check out our latest press release, we challenge you to do something to better someone else's life by the end of the day, or at least by the end of the week. Are you up for the challenge? 
 

2024

  • June 14, 2024 | Commonwealth Credit Union Once Again Named as a Best Place To Work in Kentucky
    This is the sixth consecutive year Commonwealth Credit Union has received this recognition. Read the full press release.    
  • May 30, 2024 | Two Local Educators Honored as Commonwealth Credit Union Teacher of the Year
    Commonwealth Credit Union is proud to announce that two local educators have been recognized as Teachers of the Year. Read the full press release.   
  • May 14, 2024 | Commonwealth Credit Union Awards $8,000 in College Scholarships
    The key to Kentucky's future is equipping our next generation with the tools to become tomorrow's leaders. Read the full press release.  
  • May 9, 2024 | Commonwealth Credit Union Wins National Award for Excellence in Marketing
    The Marketing and Business Development Council of America’s Credit Unions is a member-led professional development organization focusing on the needs of credit union leaders. Read the full press release.  
  • April 23, 2024 | Commonwealth Credit Union Recognized with National Award for Financial Literacy Education
    CCU was awarded Non-Profit Organization of the Year by the Institute for Financial Literacy Education. Read the full press release.

  • April 16, 2024 | Commonwealth Credit Union Receives Governor’s Service Award for Metropolitan College Partnership
    Commonwealth Credit Union is proud to announce its receipt of a prestigious Governor's Service Award in the Business Service category. Read the full press release. 
  • February 16, 2024 | Commonwealth Credit Union Recognized In Newsweek's List Of America’s Best Regional Banks and Credit Unions
    Commonwealth Credit Union proudly announces its inclusion in Newsweek's list of the Best 250 Regional Banks and Credit Unions in America for 2024. CCU stands out as the sole credit union from Kentucky to be recognized on this esteemed list. Read the full press release.
  • January 30, 2024 | Swim With Purpose Receives Generous Donation from Commonwealth Credit Union
    Swim With Purpose, a charitable fundraiser founded to raise $1M to support the restoration of the indoor aquatic facility at Kentucky State University’s (KSU) William Exum Center, today announced it has received a large donation from the Commonwealth Credit Union, a trusted financial institution in the Central Kentucky and Louisville metro area that provides members with a full range of quality savings and loan products and services. Read the full press release.

2023

  • May 31, 2023 | Commonwealth Credit Union Announces Historic Donation to Baptist Health Hamburg
    A historic philanthropic donation of $2 million provided by Commonwealth Credit Union is supporting the construction of Baptist Health Hamburg, set to open in the spring of 2024. The donation is the largest received in Baptist Health Foundation Lexington’s history. Read the full press release.

  • April 20, 2023 | Commonwealth Credit Union Gifts $1 Million to Support Banking and Finance Program at EKU
Commonwealth Credit Union (CCU) has given Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) a $1 million gift to support the Evans Banking and Financial Services program and the establishment of a new certificate program in Financial Technology and Cybercrime. Read the full press release.

2022

  • November 21, 2022 | Commonwealth Credit Union Named One of the Healthiest Employers of Kentucky
Commonwealth Credit Union has been recognized in the 2022 Healthiest Employers of Kentucky, an awards program created to honor people-first organizations that prioritize the well-being of their employee population. Read the full press release.
 
  • August 22, 2022 | Commonwealth Credit Union Wins Two Kentucky Credit Union League Awards
Home buying seminars. Backpack Snack Donations. Metro College Partnership. 20/20 Checking. These are just some of the topics that have won Commonwealth Credit Union awards from the Kentucky Credit Union League. Read the full press release.
 
  • July 11, 2022 | Commonwealth Credit Union Opens New Administrative Building
Collaboration, Communication, and Efficiency. These are the cornerstones of Commonwealth Credit Union and were a driving force in remodeling its new Administration Building, located at the Louisville Road Branch in Frankfort. Read the full press release.
 
  • July 5, 2022 | Commonwealth Credit Union Named As The Best-In-State Credit Union
With a clear vision and values created from the ground up, Commonwealth Credit Union has positioned itself to be a leader among financial institutions. Read the full press release.
 
  • June 10, 2022 | Commonwealth Credit Union Awards $4,000 in Scholarships
The key to Kentucky's future is equipping our next generation with the tools to become tomorrow's leaders. To help students acquire these tools and achieve their educational dreams, Commonwealth Credit Union has awarded four graduating high school seniors with a $1,000 scholarship. Read the full press release.
 
  • June 10, 2022 | Commonwealth Credit Union Wins National Award for Website Redesign
Eye-catching. Easy to navigate. Works across various platforms. These are just some reasons Commonwealth Credit Union has been awarded a prestigious Marketing Association of Credit Unions (MAC) Award for its website redesign. Read the full press release.
 
  • May 18, 2022 | Commonwealth Credit Union Celebrates Groundbreaking for Owenton Branch Location
Over the course of the past few years, Commonwealth Credit Union has experienced tremendous growth, adding new locations to its family of branches. Read the full press release.
 
  • March 3, 2022 | Commonwealth Credit Union Once Again Named as a Best Place To Work in Kentucky
An award-winning culture. Empowerment through education. Employee benefits that are anything but ordinary. These are just some of the reasons Commonwealth Credit Union was just named a Best Place to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce for the fourth consecutive year in a row. Read the full press release.
 

2021

  • November 15, 2021 | Commonwealth Credit Union Named The Healthiest Employer of Kentucky
Commonwealth Credit Union has been recognized as the 2021 #1 Healthiest Employer of Kentucky, an awards program created to honor people-first organizations that prioritize the well-being of their employees. Read the full press release.

  • November 9, 2021 | Commonwealth Credit Union Named as Business Impact Award Honoree
Bettering Lives in the communities they serve has long been the mission of Commonwealth Credit Union. The opportunity to better lives was needed more than ever last year. Commonwealth Credit Union has been recognized for its COVID relief efforts and named as a Business Impact Award Honoree by Louisville Business First. Read the full press release.

  • July 16, 2021 | Commonwealth Credit Union Announces Historic Partnership with Campbellsville University
While 2020 canceled many things, one thing it did not cancel was a landmark partnership between Commonwealth Credit Union and Campbellsville University. At a Ribbon Cutting, held on Thursday, July 15, the Commonwealth Credit Union Center for Health Sciences on the Harrodsburg Campus was officially opened. Read the full press release.

  • June 24, 2021 | Commonwealth Credit Union Named As Best-In-State Credit Union
With a clear vision and values that were created from the ground up, Commonwealth Credit Union has positioned itself to be a leader among financial institutions. They have earned numerous industry awards and are proud to be adding the Forbes Best-In-State Credit Unions 2021 designation as the #1 ranked credit union in Kentucky.  Read the full press release.

  • June 17, 2021 | Commonwealth Credit Union Named as a Best Place To Work in Kentucky
The Best Places to Work competition is designed as a motivating initiative for companies to focus, measure, and move their workplace towards excellence. This is the third year in a row Commonwealth Credit Union has been awarded this honor. Read the full press release.

  • June 7, 2021 | Louisville Parks and Recreation announces partnership with Robbie Valentine for free four-day youth basketball camp
With the support of sponsors, local basketball legend Robbie Valentine will host a free 4-day youth basketball camp at the KFC YUM! Center. Read the full press release.

  • May 31, 2021 | Commonwealth Credit Union Unveils Make-A-Wish Toy Closet at Lexington Branch
When a child enters the Wish program, it can be somewhat of an overwhelming and scary time for them and their family. With so much uncertainty at that time, one thing the child can depend on is a fuzzy friend, a special doll, or an action hero figure that will be by their side from start to finish. The toy closet, located at the credit union’s Hamburg Branch, will be the centralized site for Wish toys, such as these, to be housed. Read the full press release.

  • May 12, 2021 | Commonwealth Credit Union and LG&E Provide First-Ever Corporate Support to Louisville eSports

Louisville eSports announced today a significant milestone as Commonwealth Credit Union and Louisville Gas and Electric Company are now Founding Partners of the student-run eSports organization at the University of Louisville. Read the full press release.

  • May 1, 2021 | Commonwealth Credit Union Named Community Impact Award Recipient

Bettering lives in the communities they serve has long been the mission of Commonwealth Credit Union. Their commitment to live this mission has been recognized by the YMCA of Central Kentucky, as Commonwealth Credit Union was named as the recipient of the 2020 Community Impact Award at a virtual ceremony on April 30. Read the full press release.

  • March 31, 2021 | Commonwealth Credit Union Joins Forces with the University of Louisville to Break the Cycle of Hunger
The University of Louisville and Commonwealth Credit Union (CCU) have partnered to renovate the Cardinal Cupboard, a student-run food-pantry, on UofL’s Belknap campus. Commonwealth’s commitment will be used to complete a major renovation of the Cardinal Cupboard, support paid student workers for the pantry, as well as student scholarships. Read the full press release.

  • March 15, 2021 | Commonwealth Credit Union Reaffirms Commitment and Support of West End Louisville Community
Furthering their commitment to financial empowerment, Commonwealth Credit Union announces their partnership with the Norton Healthcare Sports and Learning Complex in conjunction with the Louisville Urban League. They will serve as the exclusive credit union for the facility. Read the full press release.