Chinook Financial Hosts Members And 4-H Youth At Canadian Beef Industry Conference

August 14, 2017

14 August 2017 | Alberta Chinook Financial, a division of Connect First Credit Union, is a proud Silver-Guitar Sponsor of the 2017 Canadian Beef Industry Conference (CBIC), supporting the full-day Alberta Beef Producers Tour and sponsoring a number of 4-H Alberta youth attending the event.

This annual conference provides a meeting place for the beef industry and valuable tools to further advance connectivity and collaboration on issues ranging from productivity, to profitability and competitiveness. Chinook Financial’s hosted 4-H Club guests will enjoy access to two full days of unique industry learning, including insightful forums, the Alberta Beef Producers Tour, and full access to the conference program and evening events.

“At Chinook Financial, we’re committed to building youth skills and strengthening agricultural industry in our province”, says Scot Hadden, Chinook Financial President and Board Member of Alberta 4-H. “Helping build strong communities is what credit unions are all about, and we see the 4-H Clubs as a key part of the future of Alberta’s beef industry. It’s critical that we, as leaders, provide these youth with unique educational opportunities to learn from seasoned professionals about the industry issues that matter.”

For more information on the conference, visit the CBIC website.

About Connect First Credit Union
Connect First Credit Union offers its members a full range of financial products and services through trusted local brands and a community-focused approach to banking. Connect First Credit Union is Canada’s tenth largest credit union, with over $5 billion in assets under administration. It serves 100,000 members through 26 branches in 14 communities across southern Alberta, under the Chinook Financial and First Calgary Financial divisions.


Media Contacts:
Alison Archambault
Director, Brand & Stakeholder Engagement
Connect First Credit Union

Megan Douglas
Manager, Brand & Stakeholder Engagement
Connect First Credit Union