SOURCE: O Bee Credit Union

O Bee Credit Union

February 29, 2012 13:28 ET

Beloved National Brand Returns to Its Local Roots -- With a New Appearance

TUMWATER, WA--(Marketwire - Feb 29, 2012) - Although the Olympia Brewery in Tumwater closed in 2003, fans of Olympia Beer now have a new way to show their colors -- a Gold Visa affinity credit card offered by O Bee Credit Union to celebrate the popular local icon. Working with Pabst Blue Ribbon, the current owners of the iconic images of Olympia Beer, O Bee Credit Union negotiated the licensing for the use of the Olympia brand on this Gold Visa card, which will become officially available on March 12th.

"We are excited because it means the Oly brand and icon are returning to Tumwater where it originated," notes Lee Wojnar, Vice President of Marketing for O Bee. "We expect this Visa card to be very popular with our members and the local community." The new card offers 1% cash back with no limits on every purchase. Rate is variable. For details, go to Anyone interested in the card can apply online 24/7.

About O Bee Credit Union
O Bee Credit Union (The Olympia Brewing Co. Employees and Families Credit Union) was started February 15, 1955 by Ted McGill, who worked in the bottle house of the brewery. This full service non-profit credit union, owned by its members, has four branches located in Lacey, Tumwater, Tenino, and West Olympia. Membership is open to all Washington residents. Visit for more information about O Bee Credit Union.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Chris Reisch
    O Bee Credit Union
    Phone: (360) 943-0740