Grand opening of the Solutions First Credit Union branch in Ozark

The Ozark Chamber of Commerce celebrated the grand opening of the Solutions First Credit Union branch in Ozark on Oct. 22. President Frank Garrett, holding the scissors, and the board of directors for Solutions First were joined by community members to officially open the office. In front, from left, are Ozark City Councilman Les Perault; Solutions First Board Supervisory Committee Johnny Brascom; Garrett; Ozark Mayor Mark Blankenship; SFCU employees Beth Ruiz, Kati Heardon and Sandra Jones; Ozark-Dale County Economic Development Director Holle Smith; and Ozark City Councilmen Stanley Enfinger and Winston Jackson.

Solutions First Credit Union opened a new Ozark branch on Oct. 22, at 131 Mixon School Road in Ozark.

To celebrate the opening, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held, followed by a reception inside the branch. The Ozark Chamber of Commerce, local officials, credit union officials and others were in attendance.

This will be the credit union’s first branch in Ozark. Solutions First main office is located in Enterprise.

“We are excited for the opportunity to grow in the Ozark community while also expanding our presence in Dale County,” said Solutions First Credit Union President and CEO Frank Garrett. “Our new Ozark location will be a conveniently located, full-service banking center staffed by a team of knowledgeable experts. We look forward to meeting more of the residents, businesses and nonprofits that make Ozark a great place to live and work.”

Beth Ruiz and Susan Paramore will lead a team of employees who are ready to serve both personal and business banking members at the new branch. Lobby and drive-thru hours will be Monday – Friday from 8:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Solutions First is offering a Special Money Market Account rate on new money only through Jan. 31, at 0.30% APY up to $24,999 and 0.70% APY $25,000 and over. Call for more details. Solutions First Credit Union is federally insured by NCUA.

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