ST. PAUL, MN--(Marketwire - Sep 6, 2011) - In appreciation for the friendly and gracious welcome that TopLine Federal Credit Union has received from the members of the former Como Northtown Credit Union, TopLine is throwing a week long party, September 12-17, to thank current members for their continued business and to show their excitement to be a part of the historic Como Park community. TopLine and Como Northtown merged effective April 1st of this year, and the event is being held at the former Como Northtown location (now TopLine Como Park branch) at 976 North Lexington Parkway in St. Paul -- at the corner of Lexington Parkway and Energy Park Drive.

All during the week of September 12th through the 17th current members and anyone in the community interested in learning more about the value of banking with a credit union are welcome to visit the branch for free refreshments, giveaways, register for prizes and to learn more about special product offers.

On Fri., Sept. 16, free root beer floats will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. On Sat., Sept. 17, complimentary picnic lunches including sub sandwiches, chips, cookies and punch, will be available between 12 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Also on Sat., Sept. 17, Shred-It™ personal document destruction services will be on hand in the branch parking lot to securely shred bills, receipts, financial statements or other papers. There will also be face painting and several prize giveaways, including: a 37" Flat Screen TV, iPad, Kindle, Gopher Football Tickets and TopLine $50 VISA® Gift Cards. Those who open up a checking account or fund an auto loan during the appreciation event week may also receive a $50 VISA gift card as a way of saying thanks for your business.

"We are very honored to be a part of the vibrant Como Park area," says Harry Carter, president and CEO, TopLine Federal Credit Union. "All current members can expect Como Northtown's tradition of premium level service, competitive savings and loan rates and free financial education to be carried on. We also look forward to helping members of the Como Park community learn more about the value of choosing a member-owned financial services cooperative for all their financial needs."

TopLine Federal Credit Union, a Twin Cities-based credit union, is Minnesota's 13th largest, with assets of more than $300 million. Established in 1935, TopLine offers a complete line of financial services from its five locations -- in St. Paul's Como Park, and in Brooklyn Park, Edina, Maple Grove and Plymouth -- as well as by phone and online at Membership is available to anyone who lives, works, worships, attends school or volunteers in Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott or Washington Counties and their immediate family members.

Contact Information:

Vicki Roscoe Erickson
Assistant Vice President, Marketing
TopLine Federal Credit Union