Community Events

FirstLight Federal Credit Union gives back to both the El Paso and Doña Ana County communities. We have partnered and sponsored many non-profit organizations in our cities to make it a better community for us all. Please enjoy some articles and pictures from these events and partnerships.


Upcoming Events

In demonstrating one aspect of our three-pronged Vision, TO SERVE AS A COMMUNITY LEADER, FirstLight Federal Credit Union is once again a Diamond Sponsor of the Annual Public Service Campaign known as Money Smart Week.

 

Money Smart Week from April 21st-28th, 2018.

FirstLight Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce a joint sponsorship program of free events with Freedom Crossing, Fort Bliss! 

FirstLight and Freedom Crossing Events

May is Military Appreciation Month. 

Military Appreciation Month

You will have the opportunity to meet our staff, find out about our 2017 accomplishments and successes, and learn about our plans for 2018.

Annual Member Meeting

The El Paso New Car Dealers Association (EPNCDA) Golf Tournament

The El Paso New Car Dealers Association (EPNCDA) Golf Tournament

El Paso Middle School and High School students are given fictitious money at the beginning of the school semester and are asked to invest in a mock version of the Stock Market using factual data from the Stock Market as it fluctuates with our real-time economy

Stock Market Awards Banquet

Lunch and Learn about VA Home Loans: Get Pre-Qualified 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM at Freedom Crossing

Lunch and Learn about VA Home Loans: Get Pre-Qualified

FirstLight Federal Credit Union is a proud sponsor of the 38th Annual Bradley Awards Banquet on Thursday, May 24, 2018, 6pm-9pm at the Centennial Club, Fort Bliss, Texas.

FirstLight Federal Credit Union is a proud sponsor of the 38th Annual Bradley Awards Banquet

NOW is the optimal time to start the Home Buying Process? Want to learn how to navigate the process as a First Time Buyer. Then join us in our series of Home Buying Seminars throughout the summer.

First-Time Home Buyers Seminars

El Paso Chapter of Credit Unions Sponsorship of Lea & Beulah Moore Children’s Home Annual Walk/RUN for Families in Crisis 8am @ Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino

El Paso Chapter of Credit Unions Sponsorship of Lea & Beulah Moore Children’s Home Annual Walk/RUN for Families in Crisis

Freedom Crossing - Let Freedom Sing Concert #1 6:00pm - 10:30pm

Let Freedom Sing Concert #1

Dates: Saturday June 23rd  
Time: 11:00AM -2:00pm
Place: Freedom Crossing location

Lunch and Learn about VA Home Loans: Get Pre-qualified

NOW is the optimal time to start the Home Buying Process? Want to learn how to navigate the process as a First Time Buyer. Then join us in our series of Home Buying Seminars throughout the summer. Hosted by FirstLight Mortgage Loan Officers and Broker Thelma Briffa and her team of expert realtors from Better Homes & Garden Real Estate agency.

First-Time Home Buyers Seminars

Freedom Crossing - Let Freedom Sing Concert #2 6:00pm - 10:30pm

 

Let Freedom Sing Concert #2

Past Events
April 19, 2018 - Reality Fair

Reality Fair for High School students that is planned for Thursday, April 19th 5pm – 8pm at Pebble Hills High School.

Reality Fair

Date: April 11, 2018
Time: 10:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.
Location: NMSU Corbett Center - 1st Floor

The Annual Financial Wellness Fair

The Rio Grande Cancer Foundation

The Rio Grande Cancer Foundation
April 5, 2018 - Parade Awards Dinner

Parade Awards Dinner
Thursday, April 5, 2018
6:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.
Radisson Hotel El Paso Airport

Parade Awards Dinner

Below are the closing times for Tuesday, March 27, 2018 for all branches and the Member Service Center. This will allow our employees to arrive on time for our Annual Employee Meeting. 

2018 Employee Annual Meeting
March 3, 2018 - Shredding Day!

We are happy to provide Shredding Day to our membership, one location in El Paso and one in Las Cruces. Click to read additional information about this event.

Shredding Day!

At FirstLight, we believe that being a part of our community is a part of who we are, and we are proud to support the NM State Aggies and UTEP Miners!

Enjoy The Sights of Parade Day on Social Media

FirstLight is helping to enhance the experience by offering themed Fun Festivities every Thursday night during WinterFest beginning on November 30

Come join us Saturday, October 21st from 11am-1pm for the Grand Opening of FirstLight Zaragoza Branch.

 

October 14, 2017 - Shredding Day

We provide Shredding Day to our membership, one location in El Paso and Las Cruces. Click More to read additional information about the event.

Shredding Day

DFPS-Adult Protective Services is the state agency tasked with investigating abuse, neglect and exploitation of persons who are elderly (age 65 and older) or adults with disabilities (18 and over).  The APS Silver Star Board supports our mission by hosting the conference and maintaining the APS Silver Star Resource Room that stocks fans, blankets, adult diapers, assistive equipment, personal hygiene items and other items benefitting our vulnerable clients.  They also serve as fiscal agent for the Extreme Weather Task Force supporting the fan drive in summer months and blanket drive in the winter to protect our vulnerable population in El Paso County.

 

Location: 11670 Chito Samaniego Drive

Date and Time:

Tue, September 26, 2017

8:00 AM – 4:30 PM MDT

September 1, 2017 - Alfresco! Friday

Join us as the summer begins. Alfresco! Friday. Enjoy our shaded Fan Lounge by the stage and 25% discount on food at the Strike Zone by simplying show your FirstLight Debit/ATM card.

August 28, 2017 - Expierence El Paso

FirstLight is proudly welcoming over 740 soldiers of the Sergeants Major Academy and their families to El Paso!

Expierence El Paso
August 25, 2017 - UTEP Miner Kid's Club

Join us Friday, August 25th at Univeristy Field at UTEP starting at 6pm.

UTEP Miner Kid's Club

FirstLight is ready to kick off the school year! El Paso County Housing Authority, TX, provides housing assistance to the homeless and low-income families in the county. Unfortunately, many of the families that reside under our Public Housing programs struggle financially and cannot afford to purchase back to school supplies for their Children.

El Paso County Housing Office- School Drive
August 9, 2017 - YWCA Summer Camp

YWCA Summer Camp helps kids stay physically active and engaged all summer. FirstLight supports

the YMCA in helping kids achieve great success this summer!

YWCA Summer Camp

 Girl Scouts CEO II Camp connects high school Girl Scouts with accomplished female business leaders through teambuilding and skill sharing in a relaxed camp setting. FirstLight proudly assist with the skills of financial guidance.

June 21, 2017 - Pre Deployment Meeting

Ft. Bliss Soldiers preparing for deployment, FirstLight thanks you for your service

and here to help you in your financial needs.

Pre Deployment Meeting
June 14, 2017 - Blood Drive

FirstLight Employees saving a life!

Blood Drive
April 22, 2017 - Annual Member Meeting

Join us as we celebrate the pride of being a FirstLight Member!

FirstLight Federal Credit Union 2017 Annual Member Meeting

April 22, 2017 - Money Smart Week

Join us for Money Smart Week! Click for additional resources and tools.

Money Smart Week
February 28, 2017 - Biz Kids

 Helping Kids in Middle School learn about entrepreneurship.

February 24, 2017 - Military Saves Week

Financial Readiness Program at Army Community Service invites you to our Military Saves Campaign on Fort Bliss Texas.

FirstLight Federal Credit Union is honored to receive the Las Cruces Sun News Readers Choice Award for “Best Financial Institution” for the 12th year!

The Las Cruces Hispanic Chamber hosts the Middle School Recognition Awards.
FirstLight is a sponsor of this event and helps with the event as a whole.

January 20, 2017 - Stock Market Games

FirstLight understands the importance of educating our youth on the Stock Market and investing.

 

Stock Market Games
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