Arvada, CO – July 11, 2013 – Colorado-based Sooper Credit Union announced today that it will break ground on a new branch in Arvada in mid-July. The brand new 4,000 square-foot building will be constructed in the open area to the West of the existing branch to provide a more convenient and enhanced banking experience to members. The current Arvada branch will then be remodeled to better serve as Sooper Credit Union’s corporate office. Sooper Credit Union, recently named the 2013 “Best of the Best” credit union by Colorado Community Media, is deeply involved in the Arvada community, and strives to make a positive impact on the financial well-being of its members.

“It is truly an exciting time at Sooper Credit Union. We are preparing to build a state-of-the-art, technologically advanced branch that will give our members the ultimate banking experience, providing them with the convenience and service they deserve”, said Dan Kester, President and CEO of Sooper Credit Union. “We have a personal investment in our communities, members and employees, and we believe this new branch will enable us to serve our members to our greatest potential.”  The groundbreaking ceremony will take place at 3pm on July 16, 2013 at 5005 W 60th Avenue in Arvada. Several officials and dignitaries from the City of Arvada will be in attendance.

About Sooper Credit Union
Sooper Credit Union was founded in 1951 by eight King Soopers employees, and today serves over 33,000 members in four principal states of Colorado, Wyoming, Utah and New Mexico. The $270 million credit union offers a wide variety of financial services that range from checking accounts to Clean Energy Loans. In 2012, Sooper Credit Union became the first financial institution in the country to offer solar-garden loans, which enables anyone to buy or lease a piece of a solar garden array and receive a credit on their energy bill each month.  For more information, please

About the Mountain West Credit Union Association
The Mountain West Credit Union Association is the regional tri-state trade association representing 132 member credit unions, 3.1 million credit union members and $33 billion in assets throughout Arizona, Colorado and Wyoming.  Not-for-profit in nature, credit unions provide low-cost financial services to their members.  Founded in 2011, the Mountain West Credit Union Association serves and supports the interests of member credit unions through advocacy, community outreach, education & training, public affairs, regulatory & compliance services and strategic partnerships. The Mountain West Credit Union Association is affiliated with Credit Union National Association (CUNA), World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) and CUNA Mutual Group.  Follow us on twitter at or on Facebook at  To learn more about credit unions visit


For more information, please contact:
Donna Ogorek, VP of Marketing & Business Development, Sooper Credit Union
Office: 303-986-7500 Ext 263