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Oregon CU KASASA take-over county
From left, Scappoose Dairy Queen employees Renee Vocana, Kaitlin Eazer and Martina Marie Rose Dick pose for a photo as part of St. Helens (Ore.) Community FCU "take-over," in which SHCU employees visit a local business to promote KASASA checking account products and reward the customers of the local business with a free product.
Scappoose (Ore.) High School student tellers Kyle Sammons (left) and Jacob Stafford (as Buddy Bear) help ring in the lunch crowd for the Fultano's Pizza take-over in Scappoose. (Photos provided by St. Helens Community CU)
ST. HELENS, Ore. (10/1/12)--St. Helens (Ore.) Community FCU (SHCU) and KASASA worked with local businesses in Columbia County this summer to stage a "take-over," where the credit union's employees visit a local business to promote KASASA checking account products and reward the customers of the local business with free product.

KASASA is a new brand of free, rewards checking accounts. SHCU members can choose the type of rewards--a high-interest rate of return or digital downloads from iTunes or Amazon.com. 

During the summer months, the $161 million asset SHCU and KASASA took over six local businesses: Columbia Theatre, Sunshine Pizza, Dutch Bros. Coffee in St. Helens and Scappoose,  Hometown Pizza and Fultano's Pizza in Scappoose.

During the take-overs, they rewarded patrons with more than $2,800 in movie tickets including a drink and popcorn, pizza lunches, ice cream treats and coffee. The local businesses taken over saw a boost in business, said SHCU.

"St. Helens Community FCU is one of the best financial institutions ever," said Sandra Western of Dairy Queen Scappoose, one of the businesses taken over.

SHCU and KASASA next plan to take-over the homecoming football games at St. Helens, Scappoose and Rainier High Schools. The first 250 fans to arrive at each game will be rewarded with a free stadium seat cushion and an entry to win an Apple iPad. The iPad will be given away during the third quarter.


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