RFCU Press Releases

Redstone Wins Major Awards For Marketing Excellence

(April 1, 2024) Redstone Federal Credit Union won a record three prestigious Diamond Awards during the recent Marketing & Business Development Council’s annual marketing excellence competition in Las Vegas.

Redstone’s Schools Program Wins New Award
(Oct. 30, 2023) Redstone’s Schools Program has garnered two recent awards for its efforts to provide work experience and financial literacy to its participating students.

Redstone’s First Responders Appreciation event held Oct. 27

(Oct. 27, 2023) For its seventh year, Redstone Federal Credit Union honored the community’s first responders with a special meal and appreciation gift.

Scottsboro High School student branch celebrates with ribbon-cutting
(Sep 20, 2023) Redstone Federal Credit Union® joined with Scottsboro area leaders Wednesday to celebrate the opening of a branch inside Scottsboro High School that is fully operated by students.

Redstone Federal Credit Union provides lifesaving CPR kits to local school students

(May 24, 2021) Students at Madison and Huntsville schools received a life-saving gift from Redstone Federal Credit Union Monday. The credit union partnered with the American Heart Association to provide CPR Anytime Kits for five local high schools.

Redstone celebrates new North Huntsville Library opening

(April 7, 2021) _ Redstone Federal Credit Union celebrated with community leaders and the City of Huntsville in the ribbon-cutting and grand opening of the North Huntsville Library and recreation facilities. Redstone donated $2.5 million to the Huntsville Library Foundation to help build the North Huntsville, South Huntsville and Madison libraries.

Redstone surprises some members with cash give-back

(January 12, 2021) Redstone Federal Credit Union worked with Santa to put a little something extra in some members’ accounts during December.

Redstone opens student-run branch inside Blackman High School

(Sept. 18, 2020) Redstone Federal Credit Union opened its first student-run branch in Tennessee at Blackman High School. Students will learn real-life skills and the specially designed Blackman Blaze debit card will give money back to the school with each swipe.

Radio listeners vote Redstone best bank or credit union

(July 8, 2020) Rocket City Broadcasting listeners recently voted Redstone Federal Credit Union the ‘Best Bank or Credit Union’ in the broadcaster’s annual Best of Huntsville contest.

Forbes names Redstone one of Alabama’s best credit unions

(June 26, 2020) Forbes® names Redstone Federal Credit Union® one of Alabama’s best credit unions after surveying members on overall satisfaction. Redstone was one of five credit unions recognized in the report.

Ben Porter Realty is now Redstone Family Realty and ready to serve

(June 1, 2020) Ben Porter Realty, a long-standing real estate agency, has been purchased by a subsidiary of Redstone Federal Credit Union® and is now Redstone Family Realty LLC, powered by ERA® Real Estate, and ready to serve the Tennessee Valley.

Redstone receives A+ rating from online financial site

(May 20, 2020) Redstone Federal Credit Union® has been recognized as one of the healthiest credit unions in America by DepositAccounts.com. DepositAccounts.com evaluates the financial health of over 10,000 banks and credit unions. Only 11% of all financial institutions receive an A+ rating.

Redstone confirms first case of COVID-19

(March 27, 2020) Redstone Federal Credit Union confirms its first case of COVID-19. An offsite employee, who had no member contact, has tested positive to the virus.

Redstone announces additional financial help for members and small businesses

(March 25, 2020) Redstone Federal Credit Union today announced additional financial assistance to members, including small business members, who have been impacted by COVID-19.

Redstone closing all branch lobbies; drive-thrus remain open

(March 20, 2020) Redstone Federal Credit Union will temporarily close all its branch lobbies, beginning Saturday, March 21, until further notice. Redstone’s drive-thru teller stations or ITMs and ATMs will remain open.

Redstone responds to threat of coronavirus

(March 13, 2020) Redstone Federal Credit Union branches remain open during threat of coronavirus. Members who choose not to visit a branch have many options for transacting business, such as online and mobile banking or drive-thru teller stations and ATMs.

Redstone Federal Credit Union and UAH open new student-run branch on campus

(Sept. 26, 2019) Redstone Federal Credit Union joins the University of Alabama in Huntsville for the grand opening and ribbon-cutting of its new student-run branch in the UAH Charger Union.

Redstone tops out new downtown Huntsville branch building

(September 20, 2019) Redstone Federal Credit Union®, Robins & Morton, the KPG Group and trade contractors today topped out the new Redstone Federal Credit Union downtown branch building.

Bob Jones High School student-run branch celebrates grand opening

(Sept. 18, 2019) Redstone Federal Credit Union held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting today for its first credit union branch inside a Madison City School.

Redstone supports rural families through partnership with Rural King stores

(August 26, 2019) Redstone Federal Credit Union’s commitment to rural communities expanded this summer when Redstone joined forces with Rural King to offer low-cost loans on select farm equipment and credit cards.

Redstone announces Alabama Cyber School Sponsorship

(June 28, 2019) Redstone Federal Credit Union President & CEO Joe Newberry pledged a $3 million gift to the Alabama School of Cyber Technology and Engineering Foundation to support the construction and establishment of the statewide magnet school. The gift will be paid out over 10 years.

Ribbon-cutting held for Redstone’s Calhoun College branch in Decatur

(Jan. 24, 2019) Redstone Federal Credit Union and Calhoun Community College are excited to partner together to provide easily accessible banking services to Calhoun’s students, faculty and staff.

Community leaders, students and staff attended the ribbon-cutting and grand opening held on Jan. 24, 2019 at Calhoun’s Decatur campus.

Charities receive money from Redstone’s Letters to Santa campaign

(Jan. 9, 2019) Redstone Federal Credit Union donates $17,166 to local charities as it wraps up its Letters to Santa campaign.

Redstone Federal offers help to members during federal shutdown

(Jan. 8, 2019) Redstone Federal Credit Union® is standing with its members affected by the current government shutdown by offering low-interest loans and other benefits.

Redstone Federal Credit Union to award $70,000 in scholarship money

(Dec. 18, 2018) Redstone Federal Credit Union® is excited to announce that it has increased its individual scholarship awards to $5,000, for a total of $70,000 to be awarded for the 2019-2020 school year.

Redstone’s Letters to Santa kicks off third year of helping children

(December 5, 2018) Redstone Federal Credit Union® is excited to announce the kick-off of its third annual Letters to Santa initiative that spreads Christmas cheer and donates money to children’s charities.

Redstone breaks ground on first downtown Huntsville branch

(November 28, 2018) Redstone Federal Credit Union® has broken ground on its first downtown Huntsville branch and its design brings a fresh, modern look to the landscape.

Decatur celebrates opening of Redstone branches in two high schools

(Nov. 20, 2018) Redstone Federal Credit Union and the Decatur School System celebrated the opening of two student-run credit union branches located inside Decatur High and Austin High schools.

Redstone Federal is a 2018 Torch Award Winner

Redstone Federal Credit Union is named a Better Business Bureau of North Alabama Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics winner. Redstone won in the large business category of 100-plus employees.

Joe Newberry named CEO of the Year

(September 21, 2018) Joe Newberry is the 2018 CUES Outstanding Chief Executive Award winner. Newberry, President & CEO of Redstone Federal Credit Union, was recognized as a CEO who displays professional achievement, supports employee motivation, and is dedicated to their community.

William Andrews joins Redstone Federal CU’s board of directors

Redstone Federal Credit Union, one of the Southeast’s largest credit unions, has announced that William (Bill) Andrews has joined its Board of Directors, effective Aug. 31, 2018.

Redstone mourns the passing of Ms. Nancy H. Walker

(August 30, 2018) The Redstone Federal Credit Union family mourns the passing of Ms. Nancy H. Walker, a longtime board member and credit union advocate.

Redstone joins forces with non-profits to offer business microloans

(August 8, 2018) Redstone Federal Credit Union, The Catalyst Center for Business & Entrepreneurship and Neighborhood Concepts announced Monday that microloans are now available for startups, early stage businesses, and established small businesses.

Redstone surprises many with its Acts of Brightness

(July 23, 2018) For the second year, Redstone Federal Credit Union® purchased school supplies and clothing as part of its Acts of Brightness initiative.

Member Give-back: Another reason Redstone is Credit Union of the Year

(June 26, 2018) Shalonda Haygood can list several ways in which Redstone Federal Credit Union has made her life brighter. The help creating a budget. The cars she financed. The scholarships she earned.

Supporting Small Business: Another reason Redstone is Credit Union of the Year

(June 25, 2018) Randy Mosley’s desire to find the next best printing method led to his company, Designer Plastics, Inc., supplying printed parts and inks to national and international companies. Redstone Federal Credit Union has been by Mosley’s side along the way.

Redstone Federal Credit Union awards $65,000 in scholarship money

(June 22, 2018) Redstone Federal Credit Union® awarded $65,000 in scholarships to 14 students on Thursday as part of its commitment to higher education and brighter futures.

Redstone wins Credit Union of the Year from NAFCU

(June 20, 2018) Redstone Federal Credit Union® has been named Credit Union of the Year from the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU).

Redstone breaks ground on flagship branch complex in Murfreesboro

(June 6, 2018) Redstone Federal Credit Union has broken ground on its flagship Tennessee branch complex, located at 2404 Medical Center Parkway in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

Redstone Federal CU donates $50,000 to Army Museum

(April 30, 2018) In recognizing the tremendous sacrifice and service of our soldiers, Redstone Federal Credit Union has donated $50,000 toward the National Museum of the United States Army.

RFCU’s Letters to Santa raises $5,300 for foster children

(January 12, 2017) Redstone Federal Credit Union presented a check for $5,300 to the Kids to Love Foundation as it wraps up its first Letters to Santa initiative.