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LAFCU | Promotes Robyn Jones to VP of Human Resources

Michigan Business Network
March 7, 2019 11:00 AM

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU has promoted Robyn Jones to vice president of human resources.

“Robyn’s skill at fostering a culture of engaged employees is a proven and valuable asset as we focus on providing superior service to LAFCU members,” said Pat Spyke, LAFCU CEO. “Vitally important to this ongoing goal is attracting and developing the best employee talent, areas in which Robyn also excels.”

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LAFCU | Traveling Art Show Offers Opportunity for Michigan Artists

Michigan Business Network
February 28, 2019 4:00 PM

Design submissions for credit union’s giant letters due March 31

LANSING, MI — LAFCU is reimagining its letters once again, providing an opportunity for five Michigan artists to share their artwork with a large, diverse, public audience.  

PHOTO:  First introduced in a TV commercial then
transformed into a traveling art exhibit, LAFCU’s
giant letters are set for a redesign.  Design
applications are due March 31.


The 6-foot-tall letters appear at LAFCU-sponsored and other community events, and are favorite subjects and backgrounds for photos posted on social media.

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LAFCU Employees Go ‘Casual,’ Donate $14,100 to Local Charities

Michigan Business Network
February 18, 2019 4:00 PM

Dress-down donations of just $2 a week add up for community benefit

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU employees donated $14,100 to improve communities served by the credit union during 2018 by simply dressing casually on Fridays.

LAFCU’s Casual Dress Day charity program began in 1994 and has resulted in an estimated $200,000 benefiting Greater Lansing and Shiawassee County. To participate in a dress-down Friday, an employee donates $2 to the charity fund.

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LAFCU | Offers $5,000 in Scholarships to Baker College, LCC for High School Seniors

Michigan Business Network
February 15, 2019 5:00 PM


Contest includes community component with winners directing
additional $1,000 to local charities; application deadline March 31

LANSING, Mich. — LAFCU is accepting applications for its 2019 Write to Educate Essay Contest that offers two $2,500 college scholarships to high school seniors and allows each winner to direct a $500 donation from LAFCU to a charity. Lansing State Journal is the community sponsor of the contest.

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LAFCU Named Official Kit Sponsor of Lansing Ignite

Michigan Business Beat
February 12, 2019 5:00 PM

Lansing-based credit union, LIFC agree to multi-year partnership

LANSING, Mich. – Lansing Ignite FC and LAFCU, a credit union serving nearly 65,000 members across the state of Michigan, announced today a multi-year contract naming LAFCU as the inaugural kit sponsor of LIFC for the 2019-2023 seasons. 

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LAFCU's Community-Minded Breakfast with Santa Treats 230 Plus

Michigan Business Beat
December 5, 2018 3:00 PM

LANSING, Mich. — More than 230 children and their families enjoyed Breakfast with Santa Saturday, Dec. 1, at LAFCU’s West Lansing Branch/headquarters, Lansing. The inaugural event was free and open to the public as a community service organized by LAFCU.

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LAFCU MVP of Month: House of Promise

Michigan Business Beat
November 29, 2018 5:00 PM

Shari Montgomery, Founder/CEO of House of Promise has been chosen by LAFCU for being a Most Valuable Partner of the month.

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LAFCU Supporting Engagement Resources Vitality & Economic Success

Michigan Business Beat
November 29, 2018 4:00 PM

Shelley Davis Boyd, Corporate Marketing Strategist of LAFCU joins the Michigan Business Network to discuss how LAFCU is supporting resource vitality and economic success.

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LAFCU | Keeps It Real On Finances With Perry High School Juniors

Michigan Business Beat
November 20, 2018 5:00 PM

LAFCU keeps it real on finances with Perry High School juniors.

LANSING, Mich. — More than 100 Perry High School juniors learned about finances required for independent adult living at LAFCU’s Financial Reality Fair, Nov. 13.


Above Photo:  LAFCU employees from branches in Owosso, Corunna, Eaton Rapids, DeWitt and South Lansing along with those from LAFCU headquarters helped Perry High School students learn the financial realities of independent adult living at LAFCU’s Financial Reality Fair. Pictured from left are Angie Ruzinsky, Brittany, Katie, Jim Thelen, Kelli Ellsworth Etchison, Steve Jorgensen, Kellie Swiger, Jordan McNeilly, Morgan, Chrystal Murphy, Faye, Polly Cornish, Emily Jannereth, Alyssa Sliger, Beth Gill and Julianne Ackerson. Not pictured is Brian Wixson.

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LAFCU Supports ‘Shop 4 Schools’ in Lansing’s Old Town November 17

Michigan Business Beat
November 14, 2018 8:00 AM

Shop4Schools-2017Customers select schools to receive 17% of sales at participating ‘Shop 4 Schools’ merchants

LANSING, Mich. — Shoppers at Lansing’s Old Town will be able to designate 17 percent of their purchases Saturday, Nov. 17, to benefit area K-12 schools during Old Town’s second annual “Shop 4 Schools” event.

Photo: Old Town merchants participating in 2018 “Shop 4 Schools” will ask customers to designate a local school to receive 17 percent of their purchases on Nov. 17, the Saturday before Thanksgiving. 

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