GROUND WAS BROKEN SATURDAY for the new home of One Credit Union in the Sugar River Plaza in Newport. The building will cost $566,437, according to a building permit issued to Waterson Sugar River Plaza LLC at 24-70 John Stark Highway, Newport. It will be located on the plot of land that once housed Pizza Hut. A large crowd turned out for the groundbreaking ceremony. From left, Jan McMahon, Second Vice President of the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce; Newport Town Manager Hunter Rieseberg; Brett Smith, Chief Executive Officer of One Credit Union and Jeft Taft, Chairman of the Board of OCU.

NEWPORT — One Credit Union broke ground for a new branch in Newport, N.H., on Saturday, Aug. 3rd.

More than 250 people came out to celebrate the event and get a Jump$tart on their finances with One Credit Union. By participating in a Jump$tart review, attendees learned how they could potentially save money by refinancing with One Credit Union. They also got to jump into the Cash Cube to grab cash and gift cards to local businesses!

With games for young and old, lunch on the grill, ice cream from the antique Good Humor truck, face painting and music from the onsite Q106 team, everyone had a good time.

“What an incredibly warm welcome, and I’m not just talking about the weather!” quipped One CU CEO Brett Smith. “Thank you Newport for coming out to welcome One CU to your community and to find out what we are all about.”

Newport will be the seventh branch for the Credit Union whose field of membership consists of anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in the State of Vermont and the counties of Coos, Cheshire, Grafton and Sullivan in New Hampshire., The new branch will be the second in New Hampshire for the Credit Union.

One Credit Union, headquartered in Springfield, Vt., is a member owned financial institution with branches in Barre, Chester, Essex, Springfield, and Vergennes, Vt., and Claremont, N.H. One CU provides a full range of financial solutions for consumers and small businesses.

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