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75 years of “Helping Families Live Better Lives”

Baylands Family Credit is proud to celebrate our 75th Anniversary! What an amazing milestone, and one we are priviledged to share thanks to our members. As always, we appreciate your support and thank you for your business!

The credit union began as Chesapeake Employees Federal Credit Union in January 1946 on the grounds of the West Point Paper Mill, currently owned by WestRock Company. It was the vision of several Paper Mill employees who organized the Credit Union in a spare office, and pooled together their funds and a shared commitment to the philosophy of “people helping people.”  Initially servicing Mill employees and their families, our field of membership has grown to include anyone that lives, works, worships or attends school within the nine counties we serve. And although things may have changed a bit over the years, one thing remains constant – our commitment to providing outstanding member service and value to our communities. Today, we serve more than 6,000 members with four branch offices, offer nationwide access through our partnership with the Service Center network, and offer a wide range financial products and services that our members and businesses deserve and expect.

Exemplifying the “people helping people” credit union philosophy, Baylands Family Credit Union also supports numerous community programs, sponsorships and charitable giving activities that focus on helping others. Thanks to the generosity and giving spirits of all involved, we are able to make a difference!

Last but not least, we thank our Board of Directors, Volunteers, and our dedicated staff both present and past who have helped deliver 75 years of service to our membership; we couldn’t have done it without you!

Every new year brings the excitement of possibilities and untapped potential. As we begin anew in 2021, we ask that you share the good news of your Credit Union with friends and family alike. It’s never too late to be a part of the Family, and we look forward to many future milestones together!