Epic Louisiana floods hit credit unions hard

first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr About 20 Louisiana credit unions were forced to close their branches and offices Monday after torrential rains caused historic flooding that claimed seven lives and destroyed thousands of homes.The Louisiana Credit Union League reported Monday that credit unions and their staff are suffering as they struggle to get their operations back up and running while coping with the devastating personal losses they’ve experienced.“A number of branches and the main office have experienced heavy flooding,” Lucy Hyer, vice president of communications and public relations for the Louisiana league, said. “The number of employees, volunteers and members that have been affected is unimaginable. As the credit unions report damages to their branches, they are informing us of employee stories and they are simply heartbreaking.” continue reading »last_img

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