In CASA’s latest newsletter, Executive Director, Allison Stronza highlighted some of her favorite parts of the National CASA conference last week. One such moment was when Wes Moore, author of New York Times bestseller “The Other Wes Moore”, spoke to the audience.

“The most important question you can ask yourself is, ‘Who will you choose to fight for?’… Every single one of us are where we are today because someone believed in us first. We are fulfilling a dream that was dreamt long before we had it for ourselves.”

At CASA, volunteers and staff fight for children who have been abused and neglected by giving them a voice in court. CASA volunteers help children navigate the child welfare system and make their fight a lot easier.

Beacon works with CASA in an assortment of events through the year. To learn more about this organization, click here.

We’ve recently updated all of our Credit Cards and Debit cards to the EMV Chip, but what kind of protection does the chip offer?

Have you logged into Beacon Online Banking today? If so, you'll see BOB's got a brand new modern look. With smoother graphics and a more visually cleaner feel, all the tools and handy navigation you're used to will look fresher and more vibrant. Log in and check it out today!

Starting Monday, May 9th Beacon will be upgrading to the NEW Beacon BillPay service. There are a couple of important housekeeping items you need to be aware of as we convert to your new service.billpay beacon credit union banking for everyone

1. Sign up for E-Statements

The easiest way to reduce your financial carbon footprint is to sign up for e-statements. By saving paper, postage and delivery costs, you're helping the environment in multiple ways and making your monthly account tracking so much easier for yourself as well.

2. Apply Online

With our website, you can apply for auto loans, credit cards, mortgages and secured loans with the easy click of a button, saving paperwork and time.

3. Sign up for Online Banking

By using Online Banking to transfer money and pay your bills, you can save paper from your branch receipts, save gas from your drive to the branch and as an added bonus, save time!

4. Use Beacon BillPay

Starting May 9th, we're replacing our old BillPay with a brand new more efficient and secure way to schedule your bills monthly. With Beacon BillPay, you can avoid writing checks and mailing them each month and simply schedule all your bills through one place. Keep an eye on our news page for more information about Beacon BillPay.

5. Recycle your paperwork

Whenever you sign up for new accounts, there is generally paperwork that you save for a certain amount of time. Once that paperwork is no longer needed, be sure that you shred and recycle it rather than just tossing it in the garbage.