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May 9, 2018

New Brunswick Floods Appeal

Help the Canadian Red Cross New Brunswick Floods  Appeal

Your credit union invites you to donate to the Canadian Red Cross appeal in aid of those affected by the severe  flooding in New Brunswick. The Red Cross is working to coordinate emergency relief efforts and get help to people in affected areas as quickly as possible. Your donation willbe used for immediate and ongoing relief efforts, long term recovery, resiliency and preparednedd in New Brunswick and Atlantic Canada.

Donations may be made in person at any participating credit unions in Atlantic Canada, or by:

• Donating online at www.redcross.cs/NBfloods/AtlanticCreditUnions
• Calling 1-800-418-1111
• Donating at your local Canadian Red Cross office
• Donation cheques should be made payable to the Canadian Red Cross, earmarked “Atlantic Floods 2016 Appeal” and mailed to:
  Canadian Red Cross National Processing Centre
  PO Box 39
  Saint John, NB, E2L 3X3

Donations of $20.00 or more are eligible for tax receipts, upon request.



October 16, 2016

Wondering what Beaubear Credit Union is all about? Come join us October 20 from 9:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. at both branches  to find out!

Learn about the benefits on being a Credit Union member. 

Learn about our staff, our services and how we can help you with your financial needs.

We will be demonstating the following products:

  • Mobile App
  • Deposit Anywhere
  • Interac Flash
  • Interac Online Payments

Our Commercial Account Manager, Lorie Ann Richard will be available to answer you commercial questions at the Pleasant St Branch or make an appointment to discuss your questions in further detail.

We will be serving tea, coffee and sweet treats.

Stop by and say hello to get to know us a little better.

 

September 19, 2016

The 4th Annual Food for Friends will be held on Thursday Oct. 6th, right here on the Action Corner. We are inviting everyone to visit us that day and donate items or cash to support the Miramichi Community Food Bank.  If you are unable to stop by on this date Beaubear Credit Union will be accepting cash and food items in the branches to deliver on October 6th.

Last year, Miramichiers donated 4357 items and $2322.  Let's try to beat these totals this year!

From 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., we will be stuffing a van with donations to help out the more than 400 households in our community who use the food bank each and every month. Check out the list of most needed items from the Miramchi Community Food Bank.

 

May 6, 2016

Alberta Fires Appeal

Help the Canadian Red Cross Alberta Fires AppealYour credit union invites you to make a donation to the Canadian Red Cross appeal in aid of those affected by the Alberta wildfires. Donations could provide relief for those affected in the form of emergency food, clothing, shelter, personal services, and other necessities to help assist with recovery. Donations may be made in person at any participating credit unions in Atlantic Canada, or by:

•Donating online at www.redcross.ca•Calling 1-800-418-1111

•Donating at your local Canadian Red Cross office

•Donation cheques should be made payable to the Canadian Red Cross, earmarked “AlbertaFires Appeal” and mailed to:
 Canadian Red Cross National Processing Centre PO Box 39 Saint John, NB, E2L 3X3

Donations of $20.00 or more are eligible for tax receipts, upon request.

 

 

August 27, 2015

Credit unions have once again taken first place in the Ipsos Best Banking Awards for overall customer service excellence. 11th year in a row. We placed first in a record nine categories this year. Read here

August 25, 2015

 Beaubear Credit Union made a generous donation of $500.00 to Walk of Life - For Cardiac Wellness Miramichi. This donation will help to  provide cardiac care services to the citizens of miramichi.  

May 20, 2015

The second quarter newsletter is now available >>>

May 4,2015

The winners from the Annual General Meeting held Thursday, April 16,2015. Congratualtions to all the winners and thank you to our commercial members who donated prizes.

Winner Prize
Bob Amos Grande Prize - 40" Smasung Smart TV
Lynn Comeau Fry/Boil Combo(Turkey Fryer)
Wendy Comeau $50 Beaubear Co-Op Gift Card
Martina McCarthy $50 Beaubear Co-Op Gift Card
Lynn Esty $50 Beaubear Co-Op Gift Card
Carla Thibodeau $50 Beaubear Co-Op Gift Card
Oliva Richard $50 Beaubear Co-Op Gift Card
Kevin Dunn 8" Sylvania Digital Photo Frame
Carmel Matchett Gravity Arm Chair

The following prizes were generously donated by some of our commercial members.

Winner Prize
Linda McKinley $100 Beaubear Co-Op Gift Card
Shane Rogers $100 Beaubear Co-Op Gift Card
James Breau Newcastle Pizza Delight Gift Card
Ralph Shannahan Newcastle Pizza Delight Gift Card

April 29,2015

On April 16th, 2015 Beaubear Credit Union held it's Annual General Meeting. At this meeting we took the time to recognize retiring board member Glenford Copp.  Glenford had been a board member for over 30 years. Thank you Glenford for your many years of dedication and service!

February 19,2015

Beaubear Credit Union employees stopped by Sobeys to make a $200 donation to Mount Saint Joseph Foundation fundraiser to purchase this Go Anywhere Wheelchair Bicycle Tandem. Tosha took Toby for a ride and Lorie Ann took Tosha for a ride. This bike cost $9200, if you want to make a donation you can by clicking on this link http://bit.ly/1Ea6Qrx

 

January 29,2015

The January Newsletter is now available>>>

January 23, 2015

Scholarship Applications

Applications for the Harry M. Daley Memorial Bursaries and the Beaubear Credit Union Founders Scholarship are now available.  Please note that the deadlines for the 2015 awards are April 17 (Harry M. Daley) and Jine 1 ( BCU Founders) respectively – All applications must be received by these dates. More Information>>> 

January 5, 2015

We had a very busy December on our Facebook page, we successfully ran two contests that had lots of support from members and non-members.  The first contest asked people to guess what our elf Buck was doing or where he was. At the end of the day we did a random draw from all the entries to get a winner.  The seconded contest asked people to submit photos of their elf. Every picture received a ballot for a chance to win $50.  A random draw was made on December 23rd.  Here are our winners:

Elf Contest winners for guess what Buck was doing are: 

  • Tosha Hamilton presented $50 to Mary-Ruth Kemsley-Blanchard, our first winner. 
  • Toby LeBlanc presented Kyle Lynch $50. Kyle's mom Joni Lynch was our second winner. 
  • Jennifer Burns was our winner on the third week (picture not available).
  • Toby LeBlanc presented Peggy Power $50, our final winner.

 

The winner of the Elf Picture Contest was Tanya Richard-Basque.  Tanya was unavailable for a picture but she sent us a picture of Abby's last adventure before she headed back to the North Pole. "Abby bought chocolates with her $50 and wants to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas!"

 

December 1, 2014

YOU CAN WIN $50.00    There are two ways to win:

1. Beaubear Credit Union is giving away cash for Christmas.  We have a visitor in the branch for the Christmas Season - Buck, Santa's scout elf.  Buck was sent to watch the staff and report back to Santa who is naughty and nice. Once a week we will take a picture of Buck and post it on Facebook and ask you to identify his location.  Simply post your guess in the commments and at midnight each day we will make a draw for $50 from the correct entries. There will be one picture posted each week so you will have four chances to win $50.00.  You do not have to be a member to enter.  Watch for Buck on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/BeaubearCU 

2. You can win $50.00 by sending us a picture of your elf. We want to see what your elf is up to.  Send as many pictures as you want and on December 23rd at noon we will do a draw from all the submissions for $50.00 It's that easy!


Beaubear Credit Union's Quarterly Newsletter is now available>>>

September 16, 2014

Beaubear Credit Union donated $374.00 to the Heart & Stoke Foundation.  Thank you for everyone who help with our fundraising efforts.  The winners of our 50/50 were:Margaret Kingston, Gerhig Hale, John Ward and Father Jim McQuade.  Below are pictures of the Beaubear Credit Union and Beaubear Co-op Big Bike Team as they were waiting to take their ride.

 

 

September 15, 2015

Beaubear Credit Union's Lorie Ann Richard presents a $200.00 cheque to Shane Rogers from Hospice Miramichi for the refurbishment of two chairs. Upon completion the chair will have a small plaque attached to them recognizing our donation.

 

September 4, 2015

Atlantic Credit Union Bursary Program

Atlantic credit unions offer fifty $500 bursaries, distributed to community college students in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. Applications are posted to the colleges’ awards pages – links are provided below. Application deadlines vary by school, but are generally mid-October 2014 to mid January 2015. Special consideration may be given to students who are credit union members or can demonstrate a credit union affiliation.

New Brunswick – NBCC
Credit unions of New Brunswick and the Atlantic Provinces are pleased to support students attending the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) with $4,000 in bursaries. Eight $500 bursaries will be awarded. For more information about NBCC bursaries, please click here and to apply, click here Deadline to apply is October 15, 2014.

 

August 15, 2014

Thank you the Miramichi Irish Festival for recognizing Beaubear Credit Union as a proud sponsor.

 

July 16, 2014

2014 Recipients of Beaubear Credit Union Founders Scholarship

Congratulations to Caitlin Hebert (left) and Abigail Sullivan (right), the 2014 recipients of the Beaubear Credit Union Founders Scholarships. Caitlin and Abigail are both 2014 Graduates of James M Hill and both plan on attending University of PEI to pursue their Bachelor of Science.

May 28, 2014

2014 Best Places to Work in Atlantic Canada

Beaubear Credit Union was recently ranked  #2 in a list of the Best Places to Work in Atlantic Canada. This eighth annual program was created by Progress magazine and Best Companies Group.

This survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best employers in Atlantic Canada, benefiting the region's economy, workforce and businesses. The list is made up of 31 companies.

To be considered for participation, companies had to fulfill the following eligibility requirements:
- Be a for-profit, not-for-profit business or government entity;
- Be a publicly or privately held business;
- Have a facility in the Atlantic Canada region;
- Have a minimum of 15 employees in the Atlantic Canada region;
- Be in business a minimum of 1 year.

Companies from across the region entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Places to Work in Atlantic Canada. The first part consisted of evaluating each nominated company's workplace policies, practices, and demographics. This part of the process was worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Atlantic Canada, analyzed the data and determined the final rankings.

Beaubear Credit Union was recognized and honored at the Best Places to Work in Atlantic Canada awards ceremony coordinated by Progress magazine on May 20 and will be profiled in a special publication by Progress magazine in Vol.21 No.03 (distribution in June).

April 28, 2014

 

Beaubear Credit Union presented a cheque for $200 to Hospice Miramichi.   L-R: Wendy Fortune, Lorie Ann Richard, Connie Doucet from Miramichi Hospice and Liette Arsenault

April 28, 2014

Beaubear Credit Union is pleased to present the Board of Directors for 2014-15.

 Judy Breau-Secretary, Terry Williston-President, Brent Tozer, Stella English, Lynn Esty, Glennford Copp, Wanda Urquhart- Vice-president, Mary Clark, Nick Lynch

April 17, 2014

Tuesday, April 15th, Beaubear Credit Union our 75th Annual General Meeting at the Beaberbrook Kin Centre.  There were 48 members in attendance.  Three long serving board members retired:  Baz McGean, Pat Clancy and Gerard Regan.  Thank you for your many years of service and dedication.  Three nominees accepted postions on the board:  returning board members:  Judy Breau and Lynn Esty and new board member Mary Clark.  Thank you for accepting the postions on the Beaubear Credit Union Board of Directors.  Our annual meeting always give attends a chance to win door prizes.  Here is this years list of lucky winners:

Garmin GPS Natalie Savoie
Grab'n'Go Fire Pit Shane Rogers
Fry/Boil Combo(Turkey Fryer) Tony Daley
2-$50 Beaubear Co-op Gift Card Beth Gilliss & Katherine Blackmore
Solar Powered Garden Light Yolande Rogers
BBQ Tool Set Cynthia McLean
Armor All Care Kit Marilyn Daley & Kelly Amos
32" LG LCD TV Harvey Urquhart
2- $100 Beaubear Co-op Gift Certificate (Donated by Beaubear Co-op) Vicky McLean & Lyman Harrigan

Thank you to everyone who attened this year's meeting!

April 10, 2014

Beaubear Credit Union 2013 Annual Report in now available online>>>

March 27, 2014

Beaubear Credit Union now has an ATM locator app for iPhones and iPads. It can be downloaded for free from the App Store. You can download the link here

March 24, 2014

CUMIS, a credit union partner that offers our members protection- personal, finanal and business has provide us with some safety and property maintenance tips to consider when you begin your spring clean-up.  Learn more>>>

March 18, 2014

Every year, Canadians lose millions of dollars to the activities of scammers who bombard us with online, mail, door-to-door and telephone scams.

We are pleased to bring you the first Canadian edition of The Little Black Book of Scams. This book will increase your awareness of the vast array of scams that target Canadians and share with you some easy steps you can take to protect yourself. This book is shared with the permission of the Competition Bureau. Read more>>>

March 17, 2017

Beaubear Credit Union is proud to support the Wine and Beer Tasting Gala, presented by Rodd Miramichi on Saturday, April 5th 7-9pm at Rodd Miramichi. All net proceeds to the Rotary Club of Chatham to assist the Mount Saint Joseph Foundation Inc. You are encouraged to view the program for the evening which includes a list of the 60 different beer and wines available for sampling as well as the silent auction items. Gala Program>>>

March 13, 2014

The March Quarterly Newsletter is now available>>>

February 25, 2014

The City of Miramichi Community Wellness & Recreation Department have shared with us the schedule of March Break Activities. Check it out >>>

February 20, 2014

During RRSP season every financial insitution is advertising good rates. They will often show a big 5 year rate.  Make sure you are asking the right questions:  Is this rate for each year or only year five?   If this is only for year five; what are the rates for years 1-4?  To see an example of the difffernce in the return between a fixed rate and a multiple rate term depost click here>>>

February 11, 2014

All Beaubear Credit Union members save 20% on TurboTax Online products. Get your guaranteed maximum refund. To learn more, visit http://www.turbotax.ca/c1

February 10, 2014

 

Beaubear Credit Union was proud to sponsor the Renous IP Hockey Tournament this past weekend in Renous. Sophie Hannah, daughter of Dawn Hannah (Beaubear employee) took to the ice as a member of Renous Rebels Hockey Team that is coached by her dad Steven Hannah. Every participant received a medal and a great time was had by all.

February 7, 2014

 

Friday, February 7th was Jersay Day in Miramichi as part of the White Gold Festival. The staff of the Water Street Branch took part and sported jerseys for the day.  Great job guys!

 

January 28, 2014

Marilyn Daley reaches 25 year Milestone with Beaubear

On January 26th, Marilyn Daley reached a new plateau in her career with Beaubear Credit Union. This special date marks Marilyn's 25th Anniversay as a member of our team. Over that period, Marilyn has been a part of many changes within Beaubear and the Credit Union System, playing a key role in the developement of this unique institution.

Thank you Marilyn for your loyalty, honesty, commitment and integrity.  Congratulations and continued future success with our team!            

January 24, 2014

Beaubear Credit Union is proud to sponsor the City of Miramichi Sports Wall of Fame Induction Banquet.The banquet takes place on Friday, February 21st at the Rodd Miramichi Inn. Tickets are $50/person and available at both branches of the Credit Union. The evening is very entertaining with inductees  sharing their stories as they re-live their glory days.

January 7, 2014

Atlantic credit unions are part of the Canadian Blood Services Partners for Life (PFL) program, and have pledged to donate a specific number of units each year. Beaubear Credit Union is a particpant in the PFL Program. When donating, be sure to provide Canadian Blood Services with the Credit Unions of Atlantic Canada partner number (CRED010190) to participate in this program.

There will be a Blood Donor Clinic on Monday, January 13, 2014 at the Newcastle Lions Club, Main Hall, 32 Morrison Lane. Times are: 2:00pm - 4:00PM and 5:30pm-8:30pm

Canadian Blood Services are always in need of blood to help save lives when treating cancer patients, car accident victims, burn victims, heart surgery patients, premature babies and many, many more people in life-threatening situations. Did you know that on average, someone in Canada needs blood or blood products every 60 seconds?

Thank you for partcipating in the Partners for Life Program!

January 1, 2014   CEO Message 2013

During 2013 Miramichi has hosted the Tall Ships and the International Airshow.    We’ve seen Cormier and Sun FM come to town and another wave of hiring at the Payroll Center.  And Beaubear Credit Union celebrated its milestone 75th Anniversary. 

2014 will continue to bring its set of challenges and we will embrace the change that creates growth and a thriving future.  Miramichi will continue to persevere in a global economy that is still striving to push a path toward continued prosperity.

Special thanks to all those individuals and businesses that support our community and volunteers who dedicate their time and resources to support this community and it’s not for profit organizations.  Without such support, there would tremendous gaps in services to Miramichiers.

Thanks to all Miramichiers for their continued support of Miramichi’s community minded, socially responsible and only locally owned full service financial institution that makes decisions here in Miramichi.  We are proud of our history and to have proudly served the River since 1938 and will continue for another 75 years.

I’d like to thank our amazing Team of Staff, Management and Board of Directors for their loyalty commitment and expertise that make Beaubear Credit Union a relevant and successful local financial institution.

December 16, 2013

Beaubear Credit Union Holiday Hours>>>

December 4, 2013 *** Important Trojan Virus WARNING

We have been advised by Credit Union Central of Canada of a recent alert concerning a sophisticated Trojan virus called Neverquest Trojan.  This virus lies hidden on malicious websites or infected computers and can steal usernames and passwords for people’s online banking accounts.

This virus has been created by a team of Russian cybercriminals.  Once it has access to accounts, using the obtained usernames and passwords, it can empty them completely and is so advanced that security experts are warning that traditional antivirus software is not enough to keep users protected.  Please click here to access the article issued by Mail Online.

Please remember to do the following to protect your computer from harm:

  • do not store passwords in cookies or on your computers

  • only access official websites

  • keep all anti-virus and anti-spyware software protection up to date, with regularly scheduled scans programmed.

December 2, 2013

Beaubear Credit Union December Newsletter is now available

November 4, 2013

Beaubear Credit Union November Newsletter is now available

October 18, 2013

We have wrapped up another successful International Credit Union Day.  We were joined by many members for coffee and cupcakes throughout the day at both branches. This year we added something special to our celebration and held two draws for $75 gift cards at Beaubear Co-op.  The winners of the gift cards are:Shamara O'Brien and DJ Burke.  Congratulations!  We were also pleased to receive a message for the Prime Ministers office acknowledging International Credit Union Day. Read here>>

Thank you to eveyone who came out to celebrate with us!

 

 

October 8,2013

Food for Friends Stuff a Bus for the Miramichi Community Food Bank was a HUGE succes.  Miramichiers generously donated 4562 much needed food items and $1067.00.   Thank you to everyone who supported this great event.

 

October 3, 2013

Bond Beaters are available once again!  The rate being offered this year is 1.5% from now until December 1st. Stop by the branch for details

September 25, 201

The Beaubear Credit Union October Newsletter is now available

September 23, 2013

Beaubear Credit Union has partnered with 95.9SunFM for FOOD for FRIENDS, a food drive for the Miramichi Community Food Bank.  On Saturday, October 5th from 9am-3pm you are invited to join us at the "Action Corner" to Stuff A Bus. We will be accepting donations of non-perishable foods items. There is an account set up at the credit union to accept cash donations.  The food bank has provided us with a list of most needed item:

potatoes canned vegetables canned fruit    
canned tomatoes canned milk canned fish/meat (tuna/ham)
spaghetti macaroni peanut butter
Kraft dinner cereal jam
canned spaghetti/pasta canned beans jello
tea soda biscuits

To view the promotional poster click here>>>

September 23, 2013

Golden Hawk Youth Night starts up again on Friday, September 27th with a Beaubear Credit Union sponsored event : Youth Dance.   Check out the 2013-2014 list of special events here>>

September 5, 2013

TORONTO, ON – For the ninth consecutive year, Canadians ranked credit unions first in overall Customer Service Excellence among all financial institutions in the 2013 Ipsos® Best Banking Awards. Credit unions also took sole honours in two other categories: Branch Service Excellence and Values My Business. The complete news release can be read here>>>


2013 Atlantic Credit Unions Bursary Program

          

Atlantic credit unions offer forty-four $500 bursaries, distributed to community college students in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island. Applications are posted to the colleges’ awards pages – links are provided below. Application deadlines vary by school, but are generally mid-October to early November.

Special consideration may be given to students who are credit union members or can demonstrate a credit union affiliation.

 

New Brunswick – NBCC

Credit unions of New Brunswick and the Atlantic Provinces are pleased to support students attending the New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) with $3,000 in bursaries. Six $500 bursaries will be awarded. For more information about NBCC bursaries, please click here and to apply, click here. Deadline to apply is October 15, 2013.

                                            

The September Newsletter is now available>>> 

August 14, 2013

Beaubear Credit Union is one of the sponors for the Walk of Life- Cardiac Wellness Miramichi which is being held on Sunday, September 7th with registration at 9am at Queen Elizabeth Park (Town Square), Miramichi. This will be an exciting day of exercise, music, refreshments, healthy snacks, and FUN! Anyone is WELCOME to come out and support the cause! See you there!!!  For more details check out their Facebook Page: Walk of Life- For Cardiac Wellness Miramichi.


 July 31, 2013

Beaubear Credit Union August Newsletter is now available.

July 30, 2013

Congratulations to the 2013 recipients of the Beaubear Credit Union Founders Bursary:  Abigail Power, JMH Graduate and Gaylene Russell McEvoy, MVHS Graduate. We wish you success in all of your future endevours.  To find out more about the Beaubear Credit Union Founders Bursary click here>>>

July 24, 2013

On Monday July 22, Beaubear Credit Union celebrated our 75th Anniversary. We enjoyed fun, friends and food!  We had draws throughout the day and gave away anniversary memoriblilia.  We were please to receive special recognition from the House of Commons with a commemorative certificateThank you to everyone who help make our 75th Anniversary a wonderful success!

July 11, 2013

July 3, 2013

Help the Alberta Flood Relief Efforts

Beaubear Credit Union invites you to make a donation to the Canadian Red Cross fund appeal in aid of the Alberta Flood Relief. Donations may be made in person at either of our Branches located at 376 Water Street and 202 Pleasant St or:

  • Donate online at www.redcross.ca
  • Call 1-800-418-1111
  • Donate at your local Red Cross office
  • Mail- Donation cheques should be made payable to the Canadian Red Cross, earmarked "Alberta Floods Fund" and mailed to:

Canadian Red Cross National Processing Centre   

PO Box 39

Saint John, NB E2L 2Z9

Donations of $20.00 or more are eligible for receipts upon request.  

June 17, 2013

June 5, 2013

Beaubear Credit Union receives Concentra emPowering Communities $10,000 donation for Mount St Joseph Project. 

June Newsletter is now available

May 16, 2013

Police warn of imitation $100 Polymer Bills

Andy Richardson attended a meeting on Wednesday, May 15 for the Tall Ship Festival where the sponsor's ships were drawn.  Our sponsored Tall Ship is the Sorca, pictured below. The Sorca will be  docked in Newcastle from May 31-June 2.

 

May 8, 2013

Scholarship applications are now available for high school graduates click here>>>

Beaubear Credit Union 2012 Annual Report can be read here

The May Newsletter is now available