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Our mission is to build wealth and create economic opportunity for underserved people and communities.


Member Appreciation
Join us in the lobby on November 7 as we celebrate what makes us unique and champion what brings us together. In November, we celebrate a culture of open minds, leadership and commitment to community.

We will also be raising funds through Alternatives Impact’s year-end giving campaign to support our Community Programs and our mission of building economic opportunity for underserved people and communities. We do better together. Learn more and get involved by signing up for our Members Quarterly newsletter at alternatives.org.

Shop our Annual Holiday Market 
December 5 - December 23, 2016

  • Mondays 10:00am to 3:00pm
  • Fridays 10:00am to 5:00pm
  • Saturdays 10:00am to 1:00pm

Vendors will be selling a wide range of items, from baked goods to jewelry, records and CDs, photographs, toys, art and crafts and more. The 2016 Market begins on Monday, December 5 and ends on Friday, December 23. Vendors are assigned dates on a first come, first served basis.

If you are interested in being a vendor, contact
 Karl Graham at (607) 216-3422 or kgraham@alternatives.org.

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Visit Alternatives at GreenStar in Collegetown! 
2016 - 2017 Holiday hours

Scam alert
Members should be aware of an automated phone scam currently in the wild. If you receive a phone call, with a recorded message indicating that there is a hold on your M&T debit card, do not return the call, and do not provide any card information. If you have provided your Alternatives FCU card information in response to this scam, please contact Alternatives FCU immediately.

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Art Gallery: Linda Zeito

Business Of The Month: Lolalove Pottery

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The Nutritional Wellness Center

The Nutritional Wellness Center is celebrating its eighth year in business. We started on the right foot in 2006 by attending the Business CENTS program and by receiving a business loan. So far we have helped over 1,000 people on their journey to optimal health. Our mission is to help as many people as humanly possible be healthier and happier without the use of unnecessary drugs or surgery. Thank you Alternatives for your support along the way!

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