Common Wealth Credit Union

Common Wealth Credit Union

October 23, 2007 11:00 ET

Common Wealth Credit Union Extends Deadline for Young & Free Spokesperson Search

Young & Free Now Welcomes 18-year-olds to Compete

LLOYDMINSTER, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 23, 2007) - Common Wealth Credit Union (CWCU), Alberta's fourth largest credit union with 14 branches and over 52,000 members, announced today it is extending the Young & Free Spokesperson Search for two more weeks to November 9, 2007 to allow entrants sufficient time to produce and edit their video entries.

As part of the newly launched Young & Free financial management service package of free, unlimited banking services for young Albertans, CWCU included an unprecedented Young & Free Spokesperson Search to find a savvy young Albertan to represent and be the voice of 17 to 25-year-olds.

"We are hearing from many would-be Young & Free entrants that they require more time to prepare their spokesperson video submissions so we've extended the search to November 9," said Jeff Mulligan, president and CEO, Common Wealth Credit Union.

The winning spokesperson will be employed by Common Wealth Credit Union and is expected to regularly participate in events, blogs and interviews as the Young & Free youth ambassador. Members can view, submit and vote on video entries online at

About Common Wealth Credit Union

Common Wealth Credit Union (CWCU), based out of Lloydminster, Alberta, is a member-owned financial institution serving 52,000 members in 14 communities. With 400 employees and $1.6 billion in assets, CWCU generates a net income in excess of $15 million. Through the introduction of Young & Free, the first financial offering designed for 17 to 25-year-olds, Common Wealth Credit Union will involve young people in becoming aware, interested and engaged in the importance of financial responsibility and management. Visit or for more information.

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