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Our History

40 years of service 1st

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1975
1975
1975

In 1975: Geisinger Employees Federal Credit Union was formed. Run by volunteers, these individuals spread the word of the credit union movement among their peers and opened accounts at a table in the Geisinger cafeteria.

1988
1988
1975

In 1988: Tri-County Farm & Home Supply Co. and Jack Metzer Inc. joined as the first Select Employee Groups not affiliated with the Geisinger Medical Center.

1990
1990
1975

In 1990: Geisinger Employees Federal Credit Union united with Bucknell University Employees Federal Credit Union.

1993
1993
1975

In 1993: First Annual Charity Golf Tournament was held. To date, the tournament has raised over $300,000 for local charities.

1994
1994
1975

In 1994: Geisinger Federal Credit Union united with Susquehanna University Employees Federal Credit Union.

1995
1995
1975

In 1995: Geisinger Federal Credit Union changed its name to Service 1st Federal Credit Union.

1996
1996
1975

In 1996: Service 1st partners with the Danville Area School District to open the first in-school branch in the state of Pennsylvania.

2002
2002
1975

In 2002: Office in Shamokin Dam was opened.

2003
2003
1975

In 2003: Office in Lewisburg was opened and Service 1st united with Keystone Historical Federal Credit Union in Williamsport.

2007
2007
1975

In 2007: Service 1st updated its brand to become "Friends you can bank on!"

2009
2009
1975

In 2009: Service 1st joined the Nationwide CO-OP Shared Branching Network, giving members access to over 5,000 branches.

2010
2010
1975

In 2010: Office in Loyalsock was opened. Corporate Center opens to become our headquarters facility.

2013
2013
1975

In 2013: Named 2013 Federal Credit Union of the Year by the National Association of Federal Credit Unions.

2014
2014
1975

In 2014: Office in Mifflinburg was opened.

2015
2015
1975

In 2015: Service 1st celebrates their Big 4-0!
Our Bloomsburg Office opened

2016
2016
1975

In 2016: The Service 1st office in Sunbury opened.

2017
2017
1975

In 2017: Service 1st was selected Best Bank/Credit Union in the Valley by Daily Item readers. We also reintroduced our mascot Crissie.