DoverPhila Partners with Area Organization to Host Annual Kids’ Day Event

Mark your calendars for DoverPhila Federal Credit Union’s annual DP’s Kids Club Day. The family-fun event is scheduled for Saturday, August 3rd from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the credit union’s main office on Fillmore Avenue in Dover.

The credit union is partnering with area organizations such as Tuscarawas County YMCA, Tuscarawas County Public Library System, Dover Public Library, STEAM Centers, Salvation Army in Dover/New Philadelphia, Takin’ It to the Schools, Big Brothers Big Sisters of East Central Ohio, Everhart Magic, and more to provide lots of family fun and entertainment.

Area youth ages 12 and under can experience a variety of activities such as an agility course, a mobile library, face painting, a wacky world inflatable, a pop-up museum that features demonstrations, make and takes, and activities, and much, much more. This free event includes a goody bag (while supplies last), a water cooler area and pizza for kids, and a magic show that starts at 11:30 a.m. The first 100 kids receive a DoverPhila kendama in their goody bags.

Check out the DP’s Kids Club Day event page on Facebook for more information, updates, and sneak peeks of what else the credit union and its partners have planned.

DoverPhila Gives Back to Youth Members and the Community

Image: DP’s Kids Club and cu$aver members present a check to the local Salvation Army

Image: DP’s Kids Club and cu$aver members present a check to the local Salvation Army

The holidays came early for DoverPhila Federal Credit Union’s youngest members and its local Salvation Army.

On December 7, the credit union gave a $10 holiday gift to its DP’s Kids Club and cu$aver members – over 1,400 youth. The $14,000 amount was matched and then donated to the Salvation Army of Tuscarawas County.

The Salvation Army is a global and local organization that consists of dedicated staff and committed volunteers that work every day within communities to provide basic needs such as food, clothing, and shelter. Beyond those basic needs, The Salvation Army invests time in the human spirit by offering counseling, education programs, recovery/support programs, and spiritual support for those willing to accept it.

“Today’s youth is our community’s future. It is our fiscal responsibility to build a strong community and to best serve our members,” said Jack Dooling, Chief Executive Officer and President of DoverPhila Federal Credit Union. “What better way to do that than by rewarding youth members for taking the initiative to be financially responsible while also giving back to an organization that is dedicated to serving that same community.”

The credit union is proud to offer specialized savings accounts that are designed for youth ages 17 and under. DP’s Kids Club and cu$aver accounts encourage members to adopt healthy financial habits at an early age. The accounts offer no annual fees, competitive interest rates, and dividends to teach youth that saving money always pays. Each DP’s Kids Club and cu$aver member also has access to newsletters, contests, saving incentives, exclusive events, and more.

DoverPhila Federal Credit Union has been proudly serving the financial needs of its members and community for 65 years. It has offices in Dover, New Philadelphia, Newcomerstown, and Uhrichsville. Those who live, work, worship, or attend school in Tuscarawas County can become a member of the credit union with a simple $5 deposit. Visit www.dpfcu.org for more information.