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1953

February 26 – Pocatello Westvaco Employees Federal Credit Union was established with a limited field of membership of employees and immediate family members of employees.

1958

January 13 – Pocatello Westvaco Employees Federal Credit Union received a restatement of the field of membership. This amendment included those who work in Power County, Idaho. The charter remained as a limited field of membership with employees and family members but now included Power County.

1961

January 5 – The name changed to F.M.C. Employees Federal Credit Union with the field of membership expanding to employees and immediate family members of employees who work at FMC or Pocatello Westvaco.

1968

December 31 – By affirmative vote of two thirds of the board of directors, on December 16, 1968, the following resolution was adopted: “ONCE A MEMBER, ALWAYS A MEMBER.”

1970

March 27 – The field of membership was amended to include those how work in Power and Bannock Counties but now included Lincoln County, Wyoming and Lawrence, Kansas.

1980

January 9 – The bylaws were amended restating “members of immediate families”. Membership now included relatives, by blood or marriage, living under the same roof in the same household; and daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, and grandchildren, living under the same roof in the same household with children who are members of the credit union.

1984

July 1 – The membership fee was $50.00. A provision was made that the fee would be refunded when the account was closed. Any account over #5400 would qualify for the reimbursement.

1995

FMC Employees FCU opened a branch in Soda Springs Idaho in a Grocery Store Strip mall.

1996

February – FMC Employees Federal Credit Union moved to the 5th Ave location and held an open house.

1999

November 30 – FMC Employees Federal Credit Union sent a request to the NCUA to begin the merger process with LAM-WES-CO Federal Credit Union.

2000

January 3 – The Board of Directors held a meeting and adopted a resolution to merge FMC Employees Federal Credit Union with Lam-Wes-Co Federal Credit Union.

2000

February 2 – The Certification of the completion of merger of FMC Employees Federal Credit Union and Lam-Wes-Co Credit Union was signed.

2000

March 3 – The Credit Union submitted a request to change the name from FMC Employees Federal Credit Union to Advantage Plus Federal Credit Union. The request was approved.

2000

The American Falls Branch was opened in a Trailer.

Brent Neibaur (President/CEO), ?, Lois Egli, Jay Brummer (Board Chairman), Kurt Payne (VP), Rob North (Branch Manager)

2001

March 27 – The Credit Union was approved for a Three County Community Charter. The field of membership included persons who live, worship, work in, or attend school in, and businesses and other legal entities located in Bannock County, Caribou County, and Power County, Idaho.

2002

The American Falls Branch moved into the current building located at 465 Hillcrest Ave in American Falls Idaho.

2002

The Montpelier Branch opened in Broulims Grocery Store.

2002

August – the Chubbuck Branch was opened in Chubbuck Idaho.

2002

April 5 – The Charter was expanded to include Bear Lake County.

2004

Our Soda Springs branch moved from the Grocery Store Strip mall to it’s current location – 70 E 2nd South in Soda Springs.

2004

November 9 – The Soda Springs Branch held their Grand Opening with a Ribbon Cutting.

2006

July 12 – Advantage Plus FCU held the ground breaking for the new Center Street Branch and Corporate Offices.

2007

May 22 – The Montpelier Branch held their Grand Opening in their new branch located at 177 N. 4th Street in Montpelier Idaho.

2008

July 2 – The Johnny Creek Branch held their grand opening at their current location – 3415 Johnny Creek Road in Pocatello Idaho.

2008

August 1 – Johnny Creek Branch was Awarded the Spirit of the Valley Award. Jamie Evans, Branch Manager and Edward Simmons, Board Chairman were there to accept the award.

2008

November 5 – Advantage Plus FCU held the Grand Opening for the Center Street Branch and Corporate Offices.

2008

December 5 – The Center Street Branch was awarded the Spirit of the Valley Award. Brent Neibaur, President and CEO, was on hand to accept the award.

2010

August 20 – The Credit Union closed a branch at our 5th Ave location.