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Self-Help Credit Union Hosts Brevard Branch Open House

New Branch Located at Forest Gate Shopping Center in Pisgah Forest

Sep 14, 2015

Brevard, N.C. – Self-Help Credit Union on September 10 hosted an Open House to celebrate its new Brevard branch. The new location at Forest Gate Shopping Center significantly improves branch access for area Self-Help members. 

“Self-Help Credit Union is excited to provide our members branch service in Brevard,” said Diane Rogers, Self-Help Credit Union Regional Director. “As the Transylvania County seat Brevard is a key commerce and community center and our members are already loving this convenient location.”

The Self-Help Brevard Branch opened in late May, when Self-Help relocated its Penrose branch and staff to the Forest Gate Shopping Center in order to improve member convenience.

“Member response to our new location has been strong,” said Missy Tucker, Branch Manager. “We’ve grown our deposits by almost $1 million in the less than four months since we relocated to Brevard.”

The Open House included a charity raffle with the winner receiving half of the amount in the pot. The other half of the pot is being donated to The Haven a temporary, emergency shelter for homeless families and individuals in Transylvania County.

Self-Help Credit Union offers a full range of financial products and services including home loans and small business loans and consumer loans. In addition to Brevard, Self-Help has nearby branches in Asheville, South Asheville, Hendersonville and Rosman and now has 17 branches across North Carolina and one in Galax, Virginia. Locations can be found at


For more information contact David Beck, Self Help:, 919-956-4495

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About Self-Help

Self-Help is a leading national community development financial institution headquartered in Durham, NC. Since 1980, Self-Help has provided over $8.5 billion in financing to 150,000 families, individuals and businesses. It helps drive economic development and strengthen communities by providing responsible financial services; lending to individuals, small businesses and nonprofits; developing real estate; and promoting fair financial practices across the nation. Through its credit union network, Self-Help serves over 150,000 people in California, Florida, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

The nonprofit Center for Community Self-Help is the umbrella organization for the Self-Help family of nonprofit organizations, which includes Self-Help Credit Union, Self-Help Federal Credit Union, Self-Help Ventures Fund and the Center for Responsible Lending.