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Thanksgiving Holiday

Our offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on November 26th & 27th.

As a reminder, we offer these services:

  • Utilize online banking options accessible from anywhere.
  • Use the night drop to make payments or deposits.
  • Download our mobile app onto your Android or Apple phone to access your accounts 24/7.
  • Use our ATMs, or a surcharge free ATM at Sheetz, Get-Go or others in the CU$ network.

We wish our members and their families a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Hermitage Drive-Thru Now Open on Saturdays

Our Hermitage Drive-Thru is now open on Saturdays from 9:00 am – 12 noon.

Planned System Upgrade Oct. 24-25

A planned system upgrade is scheduled for our online banking and Bill Pay services between the hours of 11 PM on Saturday, October 24, 2020 AND 5 AM on Sunday, October 25, 2020. Please note that these times may vary slightly based on the completion of the upgrade.

We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you for your understanding.

CU Community Shred Day

Mercer County Community FCU will be offering shredding services for our members on Saturday, October 17, 2020 from 9 am – 12 noon in the parking lot of our Sharon office, located at 428 Sharpsville Avenue.

Shred-It will have an on-site shredder truck and an employee of the company to do the shredding. Any sensitive materials containing social security numbers, account numbers or cancelled checks should be shredded.

You can include any type of paper or file folders, no need to remove staples, paper clips, rubber bands or small binder clips. Please do not bring cardboard, old newspapers, telephone books, hard copy books, plastics, metals or hazardous materials.

Thank you!

Mercer County Community Federal Credit Union Supports Children’s Miracle Network on Miracle Jeans Day

Mercer County Community Federal Credit Union employees participated in Children’s Miracle Network’s Miracle Jeans Day on Wednesday, September 9, 2020. Employees from the Hermitage and Sharon, PA offices showed their support by wearing jeans along with their “Credit Unions for Kids” t-shirts. A $500 check was presented to the local area Akron Children’s Hospital from donations collected from employees and the credit union. Since 2015, Mercer County Community Federal Credit Union has donated over $3,000 in support of initiatives that benefit the local Akron Children’s Hospital. 

Hermitage Office
Sharon Office

Mercer County Community FCU Partners with Newtek to Provide Business Services

Mercer County Community Federal Credit Union is proud to announce that it has partnered with Newtek Business Services Corp. to offer a variety of business services to small business owners.  Partnering with Newtek, Mercer County Community FCU can now offer the following additional services to credit union members:

  • Paycheck Protection Loans (CARES Act – PPP)
  • Business Lending
  • Merchant Solutions
  • Personal/Commercial Insurance
  • Payroll, HR, and Employee Benefits Solutions
  • Managed Technology
  • Managed IT Solutions

Newtek (NASDAQ: NEWT) is a publicly traded business development company that has a long-standing history of serving the small business community across the United States. “We are excited to be able to offer these extended services to our business members,” stated Sandi Carangi, Mercer County Community FCU CEO. “It’s important to us that our members have access to the resources they need to support their businesses.”

Every Swipe Helps the Fight – Breast Cancer Awareness

Mercer County Community FCU is Proud to Offer the PENNVEST Homeowner Septic Program

Mercer County Community Federal Credit Union is pleased to be of assistance to the residents of the City of Hermitage who are in need of funding for the current homeowner septic project. We will assist Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency and PENNVEST with loan processing and funding.

This special funding program is available to eligible homeowners who need to:

  • Repair or replace their existing lateral to a public sewer system.
  • Connect an existing home to the public sewer system for the first time.
  • Repair or replace their individual on-lot septic system.

Mercer County Community Federal Credit Union is a member owned, not-for-profit organization and we serve all of Mercer County. We are federally chartered and regulated by the National Credit Union Administration.

Information on the Pennvest Homeowner Septic Program can be found here or by contacting Mercer County Community Federal Credit Union at 724-981-9410. We look forward to serving you.

UPDATED: COVID-19 Precautions at Your Credit Union

UPDATED October 1, 2020: COVID-19 Precautions at Your Credit Union

Our Drive-Thru lanes are open at the following times for your everyday transactional needs:

Monday – Thursday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
* Hermitage Drive-Thru Closed on Saturdays

Access to our lobbies continues to be by appointment only.  If you would like to open an account, see a loan officer, purchase a CD, or open an IRA, please call us at either 724-981-9410 (Hermitage) or 724-342-2246 (Sharon) to schedule your appointment. We kindly ask that you do not visit a branch if you are sick or have recently been sick.

Remember these convenient services that we offer:

  • Utilize online banking options accessible from anywhere to avoid unnecessary visits to the branch.
  • Use the night drop to make payments or deposits.
  • Download our mobile app onto your Android or Apple phone to access your accounts 24/7.
  • Use our ATMs, or a surcharge free ATM at Sheetz, Get-Go or others in the CU$ network.

We care about our staff and members and hope that everyone remains safe and healthy!

Shenango Valley Chapter of Credit Unions Presents $6,500 in Scholarships

In May 2020, the Shenango Valley Chapter of Credit Unions, in conjunction with Cross State Credit Union Association, presented area credit union members with $6,500 in scholarships. Each student was presented a $500 Scholarship through the Shenango Valley Chapter of Credit Unions Annual Essay Contest. The awards were presented to students, between the ages of 17-24, pursuing post-high school studies at a college, university or vocational trade school.

This year’s Shenango Valley Chapter of Credit Unions 2020 Scholarship recipients were:

  • Allayna Allwine, First Choice FCU
  • Alliya Allwine, First Choice FCU
  • Joseph Bornes, Mercer County Community FCU
  • Emily Hazlett, Mercer County Community FCU
  • Stephanie Johnson, First Choice FCU
  • Nicole Kanary, First Choice FCU
  • Justin Kurelko, Mercer County Community FCU
  • Ellis Law, Mercer County Community FCU
  • Christopher Litrenta Jr., First Choice FCU
  • Gabrielle Lucas, Mercer County Community FCU
  • Cambyl Schry, SCA FCU
  • William Shaffer, GNC FCU
  • Nicholas Viggiano, SCA FCU

Congratulations to all the winners!

*Mercer County Community FCU Members in Bold

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